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In a Flash, A Kent State Football Player Passes Away Unexpectedly

Photo is courtesy of David Dermer/Kent State Athletics/http://www.ncaa.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook   In this world of sports that we follow so closely, we always try to find a bright side. Whether you win or lose, there is always something good that you can take away...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Neil Everett Takes On-Air Swipe at ESPN for Manziel Covereage During Jason Bitsko Report

During a report on the death of 21-year-old Kent State football Jason Bitsko during Wednesday’s SportsCenter, anchor Neil Everett took a not-so subtle shot at his employer and other media outlets for fixating on Johnny Football instead of the death of a phenomenal young man. You know guys like Bitsko don’t get headlines. Those go to Manziel not starting in Cleveland and Miller...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kent State Will Wear ’54′ On Side Of Helmets To Honor Jason Bitsko

Tragedy struck the Kent State football program yesterday when starting center Jason Bitsko was found dead in his apartment after he hadn’t attended practice. Now, the entire Kent State football team will honor Bitsko in a very public way this season. The Golden Flashes’ helmets will have a large ’54′, Bitsko’s number, on one side of their helmets. .@KentStFootball will...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State Mourns Loss Of Jason Bitsko

Kent State Golden Flashes offensive lineman, Jason Bitsko tragically passed away during the night on Thursday. The football team learned of the strange and sudden death after calling his roommate about a missed practice. He had also left a somewhat cryptic final tweet on his account. The police are launching an investigation on his death. Bitsko had been a leader, and was possibly...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Neil Everett Takes A Shot At ESPN On SportsCenter On Death Of Jason Bitsko

Something pretty strange/interesting happened on SportsCenter on Thursday morning when Neil Everett went to cover the topic of the sad death of Kent State center Jason Bitsko. Everett ended up taking a shot at ESPN, and other members of the media, by saying that guys like Bitsko don’t get headlines, Johnny Manziel not starting and Braxton […] The post Neil Everett Takes A Shot...
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Neil Everett angry with ESPN over lack of Jason Bitsko death coverage (Video)

ESPN on-air personality Neil Everett took a very brief but very blatant shot at his employer during Thursday morning’s edition of SportsCenter. Everett was clearly upset over the lack of coverage ESPN gave to Jason Bitsko, the 21-year-old Kent State football player who was found dead in his off-campus apartment on Wednesday. Bitsko, who received […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State C Jason Bitsko Passes Away Unexpectedly at the Age of 21

This is certainly rough, and my prayers go out to his friends, family and loved ones. Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly today (Wednesday, Aug. 20). Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue. Bitsko, 21, was...
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State starting center dies unexpectedly at age 21

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday. Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue, the school said. The school said in a release the 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. When Bitsko failed...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State Center Jason Bitsko Found Dead In Apartment After Missing Practice

In tragic news out of Kent State, Golden Flashes center Jason Bitsko was found dead in his off-campus apartment today after he missed this morning’s practice. According to The Plain Dealer, the cause of death is being called an “undisclosed medical condition.” According to a Kent State release, Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State football player found dead

Kent State football player Jason Bitsko was found dead at his off-campus apartment on Wednesday morning. He was 21. Bitsko was on track to be the Golden Flashes starting center this season. He started all 12 games in 2013 and was recently selected to the Phil Steele's Preseason All-MAC Third Team. "Our players, coaches and everyone involved with our team are hurting because...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State starting center dies in sleep

CLEVELAND (AP) Kent State says one of its football players has died and that police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue. The school said in a release that starting center Jason Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. The 21-year-old Bitsko was in his fourth year with the Golden Flashes. He started all 12...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State football player died unexpectedly this morning

This morning Jason Bitsko the starting offensive lineman of Kent State passed away unexpectedly this morning. @BruceFeldmanCFB: Tragic news: #KentState starting center Jason Bitsko died unexpectedly earlier this morning. The cause of death is unknown. This is a horrible day for Kent State Football. Please keep Jason’s family in your prayers. Jason is the son […] The post Kent...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent State senior's mid-flight celebration photo is glorious

The sweetest moment for every college baseball player is the dogpile. Rarely do players get to experience it, but when they do they have to make the most of their opportunity. Kent State's T.J. Sutton did exactly that. After catching the final out of the MAC Championship game on Sunday, T.J. came in from his right field position and launched himself like a flying squirrel onto...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball routed by Kent State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kent State scored 11 first-inning runs and held off Arizona the rest of the way for a 14-5 victory Saturday to even the three-game series at Hi Corbett Field. The Golden Flashes jumped all over Wildcats starter Tyler Crawford in the initial frame, chasing the lefty after he faced eight batters and recorded just one out. The initial onslaught continued against right...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball routs Kent State in season opener

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team opened the season with a bang Friday night, routing Kent State 13-1 before a crowd of 3,613 that was treated to a postgame fireworks show at Hi Corbett Field. Senior right-hander James Farris (W, 1-0) seemingly pitched better as the game wore on, finishing with nine strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings on the mound, while freshman designated hitter...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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