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Moving on up — north: Football stars Nykeim Johnson and Dustin Crum go pro in Canada

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Over five collegiate seasons, Nykeim Johnson played for two teams and totaled 1,675 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. Now the professional wide receiver competes with the B.C. Lions in Canada, 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,...

OPINION: Brandon’s World: NFL midseason report card

Brandon Lewis Columnist November 11, 2020

Some way, somehow, the NFL is halfway through the 2020 season: a season filled with excitement, disappointment and drama for teams and fans, and let’s hope the NFL can finish its season on time without...

Senior athletes speak about seasons ending because of COVID-19

Amanda Levine Sports editor April 26, 2020

Senior softball player Vanessa Vodan found out from a social media post by the NCAA that her senior season was over. Her heart stopped and she prayed it wasn’t true. Vodan was in her room in an off-campus...

Cleveland Browns Ben Tate is taken down by Oakland Raiders Khalil Mack and Charles Woodson (24) on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns won the game 23-13. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)

AP: Vikings claim running back Ben Tate off waivers

Associated Press November 19, 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.Tate was signed Wednesday, when running backs Matt Asiata (concussion) and Jerick...

Richie Mulhall is the sports editor of The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: NFL wishy washiness must end, or leaders must go

Richie Mulhall September 18, 2014

Less than two days after the Minnesota Vikings cleared star running back Adrian Peterson to play this weekend, the organization took a page out of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s book and went back...

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