NFL Draft Begins Tonight

The NFL Draft begins tonight with the first round at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The Houston Texans have the first overall pick. The Rams will follow with the second pick and also have the 13th overall selection. Rounds two and three are Friday, with four through seven on Saturday.

The Houston Texans are on the clock as the first round of the NFL Draft takes place tonight at New York's Radio City Music Hall. If they don't trade down, Houston is projected to select South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with the top pick. Outside of Clowney, other players expected to go high in the draft include Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack and former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

18 hours 33 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

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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

18 hours 3 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.