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OPINION: Brandon’s World – NFL is king over NBA and MLB

Brandon Lewis Columnist October 30, 2020

With a presidential election among us and a virus ripping through the world, cable news ratings are up 72% in 2020.The same cannot be said for sports.The 2020 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers...

Ohio governor supports nuclear bailout law despite scandal

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, AP July 22, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nuclear plant bailout law should remain in place, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday, even as a bribery scandal involving one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers...

Cleveland Indians Roberto Perez, left, and Cody Allen celebrate a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Cleveland. The Indians set the American League record with 21 consecutive wins.

Kent State students have mixed reactions about Chief Wahoo removal

Austin Mariasy January 30, 2018

The Cleveland Indians announced Monday, Jan. 29 they will remove the controversial Chief Wahoo from its uniform starting in the 2019 season.The announcement has received mixed reactions. Many Cleveland...

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

Opinion: Team names more offensive than “Indians”

Jacob Ruffo October 28, 2015

I get the rage behind the team name “Redskins.” It’s bad, like, really bad. When it gets into non-horribly racist team names based on Native Americans, such as the “Fighting Sioux,” I don’t...

Cavaliers have successful scrimmage … they avoid injury

With the Browns in the midst of another losing season and the Indians spinning an 81-80 record for all it’s worth, the only currently successful major pro sports franchise in Cleveland took the floor...

Indians making late playoff push, in thick of wild-card race

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer September 15, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — By the time Indians manager Terry Francona hops on that motorized scooter he rides from his downtown apartment to Progressive Field on game days, his mind is racing and his stomach's...

KentWired Sports Update: April 13th, 2015

Justina Parker April 13, 2015

KentWired Sports Update: April 13th, 2015 from on Vimeo.

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