Saint Louis Falls In Poll

Despite winning its only game last week Saint Louis fell from number-20 to number-21 in the "USA Today" Top 25 poll. The Billikens improved to 18-and-2 overall and 5-and-0 in the Atlantic 10 with their victory over Duquesne last Wednesday. They return to action tomorrow night hosting Richmond.

Unbeaten Arizona is atop the "USA Today" top-25 college basketball poll for the eighth straight week. The 20-and-0 Wildcats received 31-of-32 first-place votes. Syracuse remains number-two for the seventh straight week at 19-and-0. The Orange got the other first-place vote. Wichita State is third, followed by Florida and San Diego State. Michigan State, Louisville, Kansas, Villanova and Oklahoma State round out the top-10. Baylor fell out of this week's poll.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

21 hours 4 min 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

2 weeks 6 days ago

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.

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SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 34 min ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.