Martinez Lifts Kings To Double-OT Win Over Rangers, Stanley Cup

Alec Martinez put away a rebound with just over five minutes left in double-overtime to send the Kings to a 3-2 win over the Rangers, giving Los Angeles the Stanley Cup. The Kings won the series 4-1 to claim Lord Stanley's Cup for the second time in three seasons. Marian Gaborik tied the score at two with a power-play goal in the third period. Justin Williams won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs and scored his ninth goal of the postseason in the first period. Jonathan Quick stood tall to make 28 saves for the Kings. Chris Kreider and Brian Boyle each scored in the second period for New York, which was aiming for its first championship since 1994. Henrik Lundqvist made 48 saves in defeat.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Volleyball Player Jordan Kriete from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Jordan played all the way around on a team that finished the season 26-7-2. Her statistics are impressive.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 38 min ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are exercising the 2015 option on pitcher John Lackey. The 36-year-old right-hander will earn the league minimum 500-thousand-dollars after making 15.25-million each of the last three seasons. Lackey was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline and his contract had a clause allowing for a league-minimum option after missing the entire 2012 season due to elbow surgery.