Ravens Top Niners For Super Bowl 47 Title

Joe Flacco tossed for 287 yards and three first-half touchdowns as the Ravens held off the 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl 47 at the Superdome. Flacco was named the game's MVP. Anquan Boldin had six catches for 104 yards and a TD for Baltimore, which was ahead 28-6 prior to a power outage early in the third quarter. Jacoby Jones added a 56-yard TD reception and a 108-yard kickoff return for a score, which is the longest play in Super Bowl history. Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis made seven tackles in his final NFL game. This is the franchise's second Super Bowl championship, with their first coming at Super Bowl 35 in 2001. Colin Kaepernick threw for 302 yards, a TD and an interception for the Niners. He added 62 yards and a score on the ground, but Frank Gore was San Francisco's leading rusher with 110 yards and a touchdown. Michael Crabtree hauled in five balls for 109 yards and a touchdown, while Vernon Davis chipped in with six grabs for 104 yards in San Francisco's first-ever Super Bowl loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 20 hours 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

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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

20 hours 38 min ago

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.