Pirates Host Reds In NL Wild Card Game Tonight

The 2013 Major League Baseball playoffs get started tonight. The Pittsburgh Pirates host the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Wild Card game at PNC Park. Francisco Liriano gets the ball for the Pirates. The Reds will counter with Johnny Cueto. The Bucs are in the postseason for the first time in 21 years. The winner will advance to play the NL Central Division champion St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS starting Thursday. The Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians will play Wednesday in the AL Wild Card game. Tampa topped Texas 5-2 in a tiebreaker game on Monday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

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

1 day 18 hours ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.