Mizzou, Illinois Win Big

Missouri and Illinois are both celebrating big wins over the weekend. James Franklin threw three touchdown passes and also ran for a score as the Tigers pulled away late to beat Arkansas State 41-19. Mizzou is now 4-and-0. The Fighting Illini got five touchdown passes from Nathan Scheelhaase to blast Miami-Ohio 50-14 to improve to 3-and-1.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday is unfortunately dealing with a familiar injury. Holliday had to leave last night's loss to the Reds due to a right quad strain. He missed 31 games earlier in the season with the same injury.