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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Ty Sugick

The Cleveland Prayer

Ty Sugick January 19, 2016

After an embarrassing 132-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers have many questions to answer. NBA fans around the world are now questioning the Cavs as a legitimate...

Jacob Ruffo is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: The NBA is doing everything right

Jacob Ruffo December 9, 2015

In a year where, between horribly played and officiated games, the NFL is trying its hardest to lose fans, the NBA is doing everything absolutely right.Between the undefeated Golden State Warriors, Kobe’s...

Kent State’s hockey team gathers for a group break down at the end of practice Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.

Hockey looks to take momentum to Indiana Tech

Chris Yamnitsky November 11, 2015

The Kent State Hockey Club looks to take the momentum gained from last weekend’s games and use it to defeat Indiana Tech University this weekend.Sophomore defenseman Mike Sullivan says they need to stay...

Opinion: Last chance for the Cavs in Game 6

Jimmy Miller June 16, 2015

Well, that was quick.As I wrote in my column prior to Sunday's NBA Finals game, momentum shifts quickly in a series. Although I also wrote the Golden State Warriors carried the momentum into Game 5, their...

Opinion: Cavaliers face pivotal Game 5

Jimmy Miller June 14, 2015

Over the course of a season that has spanned roughly eight months, the NBA Finals has become a race to winning two games.At the very most, we only have one more week of basketball, as Game 7 of the NBA...

Cleveland Cavaliers fans watch Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Buffalo Wild Wings in downtown Kent on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The Cavs beat the Warriors 96-91, bringing the series to 2-1 in favor of the Cavs.

In Game 4, Cavs face biggest game in franchise history

Jimmy Miller June 11, 2015

On the heels of a 96-91 defeat of the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Cavaliers fans have expressed confidence in how they feel the series will end.But the work is not over—in fact,...

Cleveland Cavaliers fans begin to fill up Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Cavs defeated the Golden State Warriors, 96-91.

Cleveland fans’ excitement erupts for NBA Finals

Leslie Hurrell June 10, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Golden State Warriors Tuesday night to continue on the road to the team’s first championship in franchise history.Downtown Cleveland was buzzing with thousands of...

LeBron has Cleveland believing a championship is near

CLEVELAND (AP) — High above downtown, there's no visible evidence of a painful 51-year professional sports championship drought — the longest for any major U.S. city.Atop Terminal Tower, 42 stories...

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