Orioles Rock Cardinals

For a second straight game the Orioles crushed the Cardinals 10-3 at Camden Yards in their three-game series. Nelson Cruz smacked his 30th homer, while Caleb Joseph and Delmon Young also left the yard. It was Joseph's fifth straight start with a home run. Young had two hits and three RBI and Ubaldo Jimenez grabbed his fourth win in his return to the rotation. Jimenez allowed three runs over six innings making his first start since early in July. John Jay connected for a long ball and drove in two in the loss. John Lackey was lit up for nine runs and 13 hits in five-plus innings to fall to 1-and-1 for St. Louis. The Cardinals lost the opener of the set, 12-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 8 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 3 days ago

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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

13 hours 35 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.