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

1 day 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 2 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 30 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.