Rams Hold Off Saints

The Rams intercepted Drew Brees twice in the first two possessions and turned those turnovers into touchdowns on their way to a 27-16 win over the Saints. Zac Stacy ran for 133 yards on 28 carries and scored a touchdown on a 40-yard run. Kellen Clemens passed for only 158 yards bur threw touchdown passes to Cory Harkey and Lance Kendricks. Robert Quinn had two sacks and a fumble recovery. The Rams ended a two-game winning streak to move to 6-and-8. Brees completed 39 of 56 passes for 393 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for a score. Marques Colston caught eight passes for 92 yards and a touchdown but New Orleans lost its grip on first place in the NFC South. The Saints are tied with Carolina at 10-and-4.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 11 min ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 49 sec ago

The Cardinals open their final road trip of the season tonight in Chicago. Adam Wainwright tries for his 20th win, while the Cubs start Travis Wood. St. Louis will also play three at Arizona this weekend. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central.