World Cup Soccer

The World Cup opened on Thursday with host Brazil coming away with a 3-1 win
over Croatia. Croatia took an early lead thanks to Marcelo's own goal, but
Neymar scored before Oscar tacked on a stoppage-time goal to see Brazil stave
off some late pressure from the European side and take an early lead in Group
A. It was Brazil's ninth straight win in World Cup openers.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 2 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 6 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.