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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) holds the Lamar Hunt trophy after an AFC championship NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Bengals won 27-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Joe Burrow: NFL’s ‘Joe Brrr’ is proving quite a diamond for the Cincinnati Bengals

Ben MorseCNN January 31, 2022

(CNN) -- "Cartier glasses, I won't even peek at you."Super Bowl-bound Joe Burrow—and his swag—is sweeping all before him.The 25-year-old quarterback used the lyric from Lil Baby in the 2018 song "Yes...

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2) celebrates with teammates after kicking a 31-yard field goal during overtime in the AFC championship NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Bengals won 27-24. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Bengals top Chiefs 27-24 in OT to clinch Super Bowl trip

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Who Dey!? Not those same ol’ Bungles. Not even close.Joe Burrow and these young, hungry Cincinnati Bengals are Super Bowl-bound as unexpected and tenacious AFC champions.Evan...

Republican Rep. Jena Powell is the representative in the Ohio House of Representatives who reintroduced the bill focused on trans student athletics.

Proposed Ohio bill would prevent transgender athletes from playing on school sports teams

Ian Jameson Reporter April 18, 2021

Ohio’s statehouse is currently reviewing a bill focused on trans student athletes. Senate Bill 132, if passed, would require high schools, universities and private colleges to designate separate “single-sex”...

Map of the path taken for the Black Squirrel 5k. 

Kent State Recreational Services to host annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 9, 2021

After having the event for the past nine years in-person, Kent State will host its annual Black Squirrel 5k virtually this year due to COVID-19.The event will take place April 4 through April 10, and...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tom Brady shouts before the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Tom Brady wins his 7th Super Bowl in his first year with the Buccaneers at age 43

Jill Martin, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- New team, no offseason to prepare, no problem.Tom Brady has taken things to another level not seen before: Winning a Super Bowl at age 43, in his first year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and...

OPINION: Brandon’s World – Patrick Mahomes is 2020 NFL MVP

Brandon Lewis Columnist December 1, 2020

When I had originally planned to sit down and write this week’s column, the title of the column was going to be, “There is no clear cut MVP in the NFL this season.”Entering Week 11 of the NFL season,...

Political science professor Richard Robyn. 

Professors weigh in on Trump’s claim of voter fraud

Kandra Hill Reporter November 16, 2020

The Trump campaign has filed at least 17 lawsuits in both state and federal courts with claims that mail-in ballots were fraudulent following election results. Any evidence of voter fraud has yet to be...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Senior vice president, provost candidate Melody Tankersley gives presentation

Megan McSweeney Reporter October 17, 2020

Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., says Kent State is the perfect university.“I love the core values of kindness, respect and purpose in all we do," Tankersley said....

Huck, Scali shut down offense at Maverick Classic

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 16, 2020

Kent State softball’s ability to capitalize on errors and elite pitching performances helped secure a 4-1 performance at the Maverick Classic in Arlington, TX this weekend. The Flashes’ strong pitching...

Brownfield’s dominant performance helps Flashes go 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 9, 2020

Kent State softball kicked off its 2020 season, going 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase against the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Howard and no. 16 University of Georgia. Kent State 5 vs. UNCW...

Opinion: Positive actions to celebrate Earth Day

April 21, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Monday, April 21:As the nation celebrates Earth Day on Tuesday, it's an excellent opportunity to highlight the positive initiatives taken in...

News on the go: April 15, 2014

Taylor Williams April 14, 2014

Amassive rush-hour bomb blast at a bus station killed at least 72 people and injured 164 in Nigeria on Monday. This was the deadliest attack on the nation’s capital, and officials suspect Islamic militants...

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