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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James reacts to celebrities in the front row as he plays in the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

LeBron wins big for Kent State I Promise Scholars

Jimmy Oswald, Sports Editor February 21, 2022

LeBron James stepped back and sank a basket that not only won the 2022 NBA All-Star game for Team LeBron, but earned $450,000 for the Kent State I Promise Scholars Program. The game, held in Cleveland,...

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...

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...

Trump, coaches push for college football as cracks emerge

Ralph D. Russo, AP August 10, 2020

President Donald Trump on Monday joined a U.S. senator and a number of coaches calling to save the college football season from a pandemic-forced shutdown as supporters pushed the premise that the players...

A bittersweet end to a banner season for women’s basketball

Just like that, it was over.Less than 24 hours after the women’s basketball team advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinals, Kent State’s hope for an NCAA Tournament bid vanished.“I...

Anthony Winston hard at work. Photo Credit: OVCT

One Step At A Time: My friend Anthony

Michael Reiner Columnist February 9, 2020

When I wake up in the morning I always check my Facebook feed to see what’s going on with my friends. It never takes long for me to find a post from my great friend Anthony M. Winston. The M in his...

Senior Philip Whittington (25) goes up for a shot against Akron at the M.A.C.C. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Whittington finished with 11 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds. He scored the game-winning layup with 20 seconds left to give Kent State the 68-67 win.

Whittington’s go-ahead layup gives Kent State its third straight win, five takeaways from Kent State’s win over Akron

Ian Kreider sports reporter February 1, 2020

Senior forward Philip Whittington checked into the game for the first time in nearly six minutes.He stood near the hoop ready for senior guard Antonio Williams to drive. Williams drove hard to the rim,...

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...

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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...

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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...

Kent State senior forward Jimmy Hall drives against Buffalo red-shirt senior forward Raheem Johnson during the quarter-finals of the MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans in Cleveland, Ohio. Kent State won, 68-65.

Jimmy Hall signs overseas

Simon Hannig June 27, 2017

Former Kent State men’s basketball forward Jimmy Hall recently signed with a professional basketball team in France: Saint Thomas Basket Le Havre.The team announced on Monday, June 19, Jimmy Hall will...

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