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Kent Wired

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...

Amelia Perdue with both her parents at a volleyball tournament she participated in when she was in high school.

Like mother, like daughter: How 4 KSU athletes followed their mothers into Division I sports

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter May 19, 2021

For decades, sons have followed their fathers into athletics. Before they played in the National Football League, Peyton Manning starred at University of Tennessee and Eli Manning played at University...

TEMPE, AZ - AUGUST 29: Kent State Golden Flashes wide receiver Isaiah McKoy (23) catches a touchdown pass during the college football game between the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Arizona State Sun Devils on August 29, 2019 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.

Isaiah McKoy will get his shot at the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers

At least one more Kent State football player has a chance to play in the NFL this year, after Isaiah McKoy was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers.A 2020 Mid-American Conference...

After the National Guard fired on May 4, Professor Glenn Frank used a bullhorn to tell the students, I am begging you right now if you don’t disperse right now they’re going to move in, and it can only be a slaughter.

OPINION: America was never great. May 4 is proof of that.

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

Last week in my Opinion Writing class, my professor played a clip about May 4 from Ken Burns’ documentary, "The Vietnam War."We saw all the images we’ve come to associate with that day: the National...

Julian Edelman, wide receiver for the New England Patriots, with the integrative studies degree he received at Kent State’s One University Commencement held May 11, 2019 at Dix Stadium.

Super Bowl MVP, Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman retires

Owen MacMillan Sports Editor April 12, 2021

One of the most decorated and famous athletes to ever take the field as a Golden Flash appears to be hanging up his cleats.Former New England Patriot, three-time Super Bowl champion and Super Bowl LIII...

OPINION: Are we cultivated to be entertained 24/7?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

On the surface, we are creatures of habit and engagement. The former being an ever-growing concern in the younger generations over the older generations as we go into this new decade after the 2010s. As...

Kent State gymnastics struggles at Eagle Invitational

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (3-3) placed fourth out of four teams at the Eagle Invitational in Ypsilanti, Michigan. KSU posted its second highest team score of the season with a 194.825, but the Flashes...

Biden Migration

Getty Images February 7, 2021

SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS - JANUARY 15: The silhouette of Honduran migrants as they walk at 4:30 a.m. towards the Guatemalan border on January 15, 2021 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan plans to...

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,...

Kent State announced it is implementing mandatory COVID-19 testing on campus. 

Kent State implements mandatory COVID-19 testing for spring semester

Kent State announced it will implement mandatory COVID-19 testing in the spring semester for students living on campus, students working on campus and students registered for in-person courses, according...

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...

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