Syracuse New Number One In Men's College Hoop

Syracuse is the new number-one team in the "USA Today" top-25 men's college basketball poll. The undefeated Orange received all 32 first-place votes to take over the top spot from Arizona, which lost at Cal on Saturday. Syracuse knocked off Notre Dame 61-55 on Monday night at home to improve to 22-and-0 on the season. Unbeaten Wichita State moved up to second, with Arizona dropping two spots to third. Florida is fourth, followed by San Diego State. Villanova, Cincinnati, Michigan State, Kansas and Louisville round out the top-10. UMass and Memphis fell out of this week's poll. St. Louis U. moved up to 15th this week.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 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

1 day 21 hours ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.