Rams' Quinn Makes Play In Pro Bowl

Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was credited with a sack in Sunday's Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium. Quinn played on the winning side, Team Jerry Rice. Rice's all-stars won 22-21. Rams punter Johnny Hekker punted four times for 196 yards.

Justin Tucker missed a 67-yard field goal attempt as time expired as Team Rice held on for a 22-21 win over Team Sanders at the Pro Bowl from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Alex Smith and Team Rice went for two, connecting on Mike Tolbert's run for the conversion and the lead with 41 seconds to play. Smith finished with 116 yards passing while he and teammates Philip Rivers and Drew Brees combined to throw three TDs and four interceptions. Team Sanders' Nick Foles was named Offensive MVP after going 7-of-10 for 89 yards and a score. Derrick Johnson of Team Rice was named Defensive MVP after recording nine tackles.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 1 hour 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 4 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 46 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.