Rams Fall Short Against Falcons

The Rams fell behind 21-0 in the second quarter and lost 31-24 to the Falcons in Atlanta. Julio Jones had 11 catches for 182 yards and a touchdown for Atlanta. Sam Bradford threw for 352 yards, three touchdowns and an interception as the Rams dropped to 1-and-1. Tavon Austin had two TD catches in defeat. The Rams next game is Sunday at Dallas.

The Rams faced former running back Steven Jackson for the first time yesterday. He had just three carries for a net zero yards, but did have an eight-yard touchdown reception. Jackson left the game with a thigh injury and did not return. The Rams' all-time rushing leader signed with the Falcons as a free agent after nine seasons with St. Louis.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 2 hours ago

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

1 week 23 hours ago

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."

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SPORTS CORNER

30 min 3 sec ago

The 110th edition of the World Series commences Tuesday after a long break, as
the Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium. The
surprising matchup pits teams who survived a one-game wild card playoff and
breezed through their respective League Championship Series. The AL-champion
Royals are 8-0 in their first postseason appearance since last winning the