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

4 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 26 sec ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.