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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,...

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant played 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, where he won five NBA championships and was an 18-time All Star.

‘I still have trouble with it’: One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come to terms with Kobe Bryant’s death

Matias Grez, CNN January 26, 2021

(CNN) -- "Man, it's a saying that time heals all," LeBron James said following the Los Angeles Lakers' win over Chicago on Saturday.Still, one year on from Kobe Bryant's sudden death, those inside the...

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...

The post office located in the Kent State Student Center is temporarily closed, pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 20. 

Kent Student Center Post Office temporarily moves services on campus

The Kent Student Center Post Office has temporarily moved its services to the FLASHcard Office in the lower level of the Student Center and to Mail Services in the Administrative Services Building for...

Men’s basketball joins voter registration initiative

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter September 18, 2020

Every player on Kent State’s men’s basketball team is now registered to vote.  “The National Association of Basketball Coaches put together an initiative called the ALL IN Challenge to get every...

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...

OPINION: COVID-19

Nicholas Hunter March 16, 2020

I’ll cut to the chase: I’m scared of the coronavirus.I have a chronic lung disease called cystic fibrosis and I’m a lung transplant recipient because of it. Right now, I’m the healthiest I’ve...

Jazz player Rudy Gobert touches mics as he leaves NBA press conference

NBA suspends season after Jazz center Rudy Gobert tests positive for coronavirus

(CNN) -- The NBA has suspended its season after a player preliminarily tested positive for coronavirus, stunning fans and players who heard the plan at stadiums Wednesday night, and adding to a list of...

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...

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...

Kent State and John Carroll players fight over the puck during a 9-2 Flashes victory at the KSU Ice Arena on Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Steve Albert Donates 50,000 to Kent State’s hockey program

Dana O’Black Sports reporter October 2, 2019

Back in 1968, Steve Albert was a freshman at Kent State who wanted to be a sports play-by-play announcer. When the university opened its new ice arena in 1970, Albert put together a hockey team so he...

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