Wainwright Powers Cardinals Past Phillies

Adam Wainwright tossed eight innings of one-run ball as the Cardinals dropped the Phillies 4-1 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright struck out seven while improving to 10-and-3 and Trevor Rosenthal notched his 21st save. Matt Adams had a pair of sac-flies while Matt Holliday doubled in a run as St. Louis stopped a three-game skid. Cole Hamels had two hits at the plate while pitching seven-and-a-third innings and allowing three runs, two earned. He fell to 2-and-4 while Jimmy Rollins knocked in a run but Philadelphia saw a five-game win streak end.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 22 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

3 weeks 2 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

6 hours 5 min ago

The Kansas City Chiefs rested all of their regulars and still finished the preseason unbeaten. Chase Daniel threw a touchdown pass and the Chiefs beat the St. Louis Rams 24-17 on Thursday night. Kansas City (4-0) was perfect for the first time since 1969, the season the franchise won its lone Super Bowl title. Isaiah Pead rushed for 52 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (0-4).