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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Opinion: Brandon’s World – Move over Michael Jordan, there’s a new ‘GOAT’ in town

Brandon Lewis Columnist October 22, 2020

GOAT: an acronym used in sports to describe who is the greatest of all time. Since LeBron James entered high school in 1999, he has been compared to Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. For years, Jordan...

The glass doors of the streaming pods are entitled by Kent State Esports.

Cavs Legion Lair opened to the public

Aidan Coyne Tech reporter December 3, 2019

The Cavaliers’ NBA 2K League franchise, Cavs Legion Gaming Club (GC), opened its new facility Thursday in the Battery Park neighborhood of Cleveland.Local youth gamers were encouraged to come to the...


Get right within, you will win

Cast: Assata Imani Cheers (Host) Ile-Ife Okantah (Guest, Co-Editor in Chief of Uhuru magazine) March 13, 2018

Pilot Synopsis: “Get right within, you will win” emphasizes the fact that one cannot thoroughly become an asset to anyone or anything, let alone fully experience success if they are not balanced and...

Kayla Shine poses with past MVPs and Larry Yarrell (far right), the COO and co-founder of the Marcus Graham Project on Feb. 3rd.

Student wins award for design skill

Madison MacArthur March 12, 2018

Since Kayla Shine thought she was going to be a finance major when she went to college, she never thought she would be accepting an award for visual communication design.Shine won the MVP award in a four-day...

Drew Taylor

The Cavs need to trade Isaiah Thomas. Now.

Drew Taylor February 4, 2018

It has been a rough season for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. While the team is currently 30-20 and sitting at third place in the Eastern Conference, the magic from the last few seasons doesn’t seem to be...

The Cleveland Cavaliers box from Sports Crate.

BREAKING: NBA and Cavs to announce partnership deal with Sports Crate

Simon Hannig October 30, 2017

The NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Sports Crate, a subscription-based company, have agreed to a partnership deal called NBA Sports Crate, KentWired has learned.According to Sports Crate’s website,...

Jack Kopanski

Opinion: LeBron, D-Wade reunion comes at the perfect time

Jack Kopanski September 27, 2017

From 2010-14, the world watched as LeBron James was the villain of the sports world as a member of the Miami Heat.Joining forces with his friends Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, the Heat ran through the league...

Matt Poe

Opinion: Shut up about loyalty in sports

Matt Poe August 1, 2017

I’m sure by now you’ve seen the video from this past weekend of Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving making fun of LeBron James during a wedding reception. Of course all the Cleveland fans in my life freaked...

Ty Sugick

Opinion: Khloe curses Cleveland

Ty Sugick October 26, 2016

There’s been no better time in history to be a Cleveland sports fan.The Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. The Cleveland Indians...

Cleveland Cavaliers fans cheer as LeBron James is introduced before the start of Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

Quicken Loans Arena ranks nationally

Angelo Angel March 2, 2016

Whenever someone mentions the Quicken Loans Arena, most individuals would associate the venue with the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Lake Erie Monsters.But now more recently, The Q is gaining recognition...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Golden State is a team worth watching

Jacob Ruffo February 21, 2016

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals last year, and it still stings for many Cavs fans. However, being spiteful toward the Warriors and saying Stephen Curry is overrated...

Opinion: Is LeBron James going downhill?

Ray Strickland October 29, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers NBA season kicked off on Tuesday night with a loss against the Chicago Bulls. LeBron James scored a quiet 25 points and 10 rebounds, but neither his performance nor the Cavaliers...

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