Rose Wins U.S. Open For First Major Title

Justin Rose is the winner of the 2013 U.S. Open. Rose carded a final-round, even-par 70 to finish at one-over par on the East Course at Merion Golf Club and claim his first major title. Third-round leader Phil Mickelson shot four-over on the final day to finish two shots back in a tie for second with Jason Day at plus-three. "Lefty" was seeking his first U.S. Open title on his 43rd birthday, but settled instead for his record sixth runner-up finish. Tiger Woods shot a four-over 74 on the final day to finish tied for 32nd at 13-over par. It was his highest score ever at a major as a professional.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

14 hours 1 min ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 32 min ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...