Miller, Cardinals Down Braves

Shelby Miller allowed an unearned run over seven innings as the Cardinals dropped the Braves 4-1 at Busch Stadium. Miller struck out seven and improved to 6-and-2 while Trevor Rosenthal shut the door in the ninth for his 13th save. Kolten Wong went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and two runs while Peter Bourjos had two hits and knocked in a run. St. Louis has won four straight. Andrelton Simmons went 3-for-3 with a run for Atlanta while Aaron Harang gave up three runs across six innings to fall to 4-and-4. The Braves have lost four of their last five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

10 hours 2 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 31 min ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.