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REACTION: Another underwhelming NBA All-Star weekend

Demetri Manousos, Reporter February 22, 2024

Just four years ago, the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend, specifically the all-star game, was one of the most competitive we had seen in years. Since then, the weekend and main event quality has declined significantly.   Friday...

Kent Sate Seniors Miryne Thomas and Sincere Carry observe the gifts they received at their senior night game on March 3, 2023.

Basketball’s Sincere Carry and Miryne Thomas declare for NBA draft

Jacob Shondel, Reporter April 3, 2023

After leading the Kent State men’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2017, redshirt seniors Sincere Carry and Miyrne Thomas declared for the NBA draft.  Carry came to...

Kyrie Irving traded from Brooklyn Nets to Dallas Mavericks, per reports

Matt Foster and Zoe Sottile, CNN February 5, 2023

CNN -- Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was traded to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Mavericks...

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...


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...

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