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Kent State President Todd Diacon and his wife, Moema Furtado, embrace during the Kiss on the K event during Kent State Even Kent State University’s highest-ranking officials can experience a tug on their loyalties when the Golden Flashes take on their alma maters in athletic contests. President Todd Diacon, his wife, Moema Furtado, and head football coach Sean Lewis all will experience that dual loyalty on Saturday when Kent...

Former Kent State University quarterback Julian Edelman releases a new memoir. New England Patriots wide receiver and former Kent State University quarterback Julian Edelman released a new memoir, Relentless, on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The memoir is described as “the inspiring story of an underdog kid who was always doubted to becoming one of the most reliable and inspiring players in the NFL.” Co-authored with Tom Curran, the...

Photo of Kent State University Cryotherapy Chamber. Kent State University Athletics is the first in the Mid-American Conference to provide student-athletes with a cryotherapy chamber. The therapy uses subzero temperatures, under 200 degrees Fahrenheit, to help muscles recover quickly. The department installed the chamber in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) Annex building in...

Antwan Dixon tells WINK News that he plans to make a full recovery following a blood transfusion to fight a rare disease. Antwan Dixon is overcoming the odds after receiving a life-saving blood transfusion from his father. The 5-foot-8 wide receiver is battling a rare blood disease. Dixon played his freshman year with Kent State University before taking time off to undergo treatment. Dixon tells WINK News that he plans to make a full recovery and return to the team....

Kent State It all comes down to a fraction of a second. Who can push off the block first? Who can jump the highest? Who will cross the finish line ahead of everyone else? In the end, speed is the ultimate winner - it can separate the good from the great. Richard Dahome is one of the greats. This year alone, as a member of the Kent State University Men’s...

Kent State Volleyball players use power tools to help with Habitat home After spending the first week of official practice focused on getting to know one another better on the court, as well as off the court during a two-night retreat, the Kent State volleyball team shifted their focus to helping out in the local community Saturday morning. All 16 players and members of the coaching staff volunteered for a few hours at...

Kent State Volleyball players use power tools to help with Habitat home Melissa Fox, a senior public communication major with a marketing minor, wasted no time hitting the streets of campus trying to get students pumped up about Kent State Athletics as part of her internship with the Kent State Athletic Marketing Department. Fox’s high-energy, hands-on personality made her a perfect match to join the Kent Flash...