NFL Playoffs

LeGarrette Blount rushed for 166 yards and a franchise-record four touchdowns, and the New England Patriots gained their third straight spot in the AFC title game with a 43-22 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots are the first team since the 2001-04 Philadelphia Eagles to go to at least three consecutive conference championship games. Tom Brady completed 13-of-25 passes for 198 yards, but was held without a touchdown pass.

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 140 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Seahawks held off the Saints 23-15 in their NFC Divisional Round game at CenturyLink Field. Russell Wilson was 9-of-18 with 103 yards for Seattle, which will host San Francisco or Carolina in the NFC Championship Game next weekend. The Seahawks jumped out to a 16-0 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Drew Brees threw for 309 yards and a late touchdown to Marques Colston, who ended with 11 catches and 144 yards in the loss.

Game Times Sunday
49ers/Panthers 12:05
Chargers/Broncos 3:40

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

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."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 15 sec ago

Soccer...
East Central wrapped up the regular season with a 4-1 win over the Central Methodist JV. The Falcons improve to 9-7-1 and will now prepare for the NJCAA Region 16 Playoffs. ECC is the #5 seed and will play Saturday at Crowder College in Neosho.