Syracuse Still On Top Of "USA Today" Poll

Syracuse is still the number-one team in college basketball. The undefeated Orange received all 32 first-place votes to retain the top spot in this week's "USA Today" poll after a pair of scares last week. Syracuse is now 25-and-0 on the season. Florida leapfrogged Wichita State for second place, with the 27-and-0 Shockers now third. Arizona fell from third to fourth after a double-overtime loss to Arizona State on Friday. Louisville is fifth. Duke, San Diego State, Kansas, Cincinnati and Saint Louis round out the top-10. Pittsburgh and Oklahoma dropped out of the this week's top-25.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 1 day ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 3 min ago

The Cardinals are off today as they travel to Philadelphia for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night against the Phillies. Shelby Miller gets the start for St. Louis. He's 8-and-9 with a 4.25 ERA. Philly counters with Kyle Kendrick, who is 5-and-11 with a 4.90 ERA.