NFL Recap

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia is off to a rousing start as the Eagles defeated the Redskins 33-27 at FedEx Field. Washington jumped out to a 7-0 lead after DeAngelo Hall returned a fumble 75 yards for a touchdown, but Philly went on to score 33 consecutive points after that. Michael Vick threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, while totaling 257 yards. LeSean McCoy had 184 yards on a career-high 31 carries. DeSean Jackson totaled seven receptions and 104 yards including a 25-yard TD catch. Washington made things interesting as Robert Griffin the Third awoke after a poor first half in his return from offseason knee surgery. RG3 finished with 329 passing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. The Skins turned the ball over three times.

Randy Bullock kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired to finish off the Texans' 31-28 comeback win over the Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Houston trailed 28-7 early in the third quarter before rattling off 24 unanswered points. Brian Cushing tied the game at 28 with an 18-yard interception return for a TD. Andre Johnson caught 12 balls for 146 yards, while Owen Daniels hauled in two touchdowns. Matt Schaub completed 34-of-45 passes for 346 yards, three TDs and one interception. San Diego jumped out to the lead behind four touchdown passes from Philip Rivers. Eddie Royal hauled in two of them. The Chargers only gained 263 total yards.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 2 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 2 min ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.