Rams QB Sam Bradford Suffers ACL Injury

St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn ACL. The Rams confirmed the news Monday morning on their Twitter account after anMRI exam revealed the severity of the injury. Bradford was hurt during Sunday's game against Carolina and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that he will undergo surgery in a few weeks. Panthers safety Mike Mitchell pushed Bradford out of bounds on a scramble during the fourth quarter of Sunday's 30-15 loss. Though Bradford was able to walk off the field, he was carted to the locker room from the sideline. Bradford had thrown for 1,687 yards with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions in seven games this season. The Oklahoma product had been the Rams' starter since the club selected him with the top overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has thrown for 11,065 yards with 59 touchdowns and 38 interceptions in 49 games, all starts. Kellen Clemens will take over under center for the Rams, who are 3-4 thiS season.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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

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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

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.