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Zips go for two, lose by one

By mrasor Published: October 29, 2011

Football

Akron played conservatively for 60 minutes. On the last play of the game, coach Rob Ianello put all of the money on black and spun the wheel.

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Akron vs. Central Michigan - Preview

By mrasor Published: October 28, 2011

Football

Central Michigan quarterback Ryan Radcliff is ready for an Xbox-like statistical day.

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Ridenour on Cvetinovic's return to Akron

By mrasor Published: October 27, 2011

Men's basketball

Whether Nik Cvetinovic would return for his final year was the biggest question of the offseason for the Zips.

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LIVE: Akron men's soccer defeats Bowling Green 3-0

By Michael Beaven Published: October 26, 2011

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Mid-American Conference men's soccer match -- Wednesday night

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Zips expected to lose another at InfoCision

By mrasor Published: October 26, 2011

Football

The Zips are 7.5-point underdogs at home to Central Michigan, which is 2-6.

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Poll: Will Akron basketball reach top 25?

By mrasor Published: October 24, 2011

Men's basketball

Fans can get their first peek at the new-look Zips on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. See details here.

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Zips aren't competitive in another home game

By mrasor Published: October 23, 2011

Football

By now, you have adjusted your expectations. Losing by 17 at home to a division rival should not be that surprising.

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Thank you, Tom Gaffney

By mrasor Published: October 21, 2011

Miscellaneous

Tom Gaffney will retire on Nov. 30 after 26 years at the Akron Beacon Journal.

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UA coach Caleb Porter named USA Olympic men's soccer coach

By Michael Beaven Published: October 20, 2011

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University of Akron men’s soccer coach Caleb Porter is continuing his ascent up the coaching ranks within U.S. Soccer.

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Zips expected to lose big at home against division rival

By mrasor Published: October 19, 2011

Football

The Zips are expected to lose by 14.5 points Saturday against Ohio.

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Michigan defeats Akron 1-0 in men's soccer match

By Michael Beaven Published: October 19, 2011

Latif Alashe scored a goal in the first overtime to give host Michigan a 1-0 win over the No. 4 ranked University of Akron men's soccer team on Tuesday night.

A scramble in front of the net led to a Alashe's goal in the 97th minute.

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Developer agreement could mean new basketball arena is on horizon

By mrasor Published: October 17, 2011

Men's basketball

In the Akron Beacon Journal, it was reported that the University Park Alliance has entered into a master services agreement with a well-known developer with a history of facilitating sports arenas. Could this be a sign that Luis Proenza's next big goal is a new basketball arena?

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LIVE: Akron men's soccer defeats Hartwick 2-0

By Michael Beaven Published: October 15, 2011

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Mid-American Conference men's soccer match ... Saturday night ... FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field

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LIVE: Akron men's soccer defeats Penn State 1-0

By Michael Beaven Published: October 12, 2011

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Men's soccer match Wednesday from FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field

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Check out the new Zips team lounge

By mrasor Published: October 12, 2011

Men's basketball

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Temple to the Big East?

By mrasor Published: October 11, 2011

Football

This ESPN.com video says that the Big East is looking for six football schools to round out the conference, and Temple is a potential target.

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Zips lose Homecoming contest

By mrasor Published: October 8, 2011

Football

Akron kept the ballgame close, and the Zips were never run off the field by heavily favored Florida International Panthers.

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LIVE: Akron men's soccer defeats Northern Illinois 2-0

By Michael Beaven Published: October 8, 2011

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Northern Illinois University Huskies vs. The University of Akron Zips

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Homecoming game notes

By mrasor Published: October 7, 2011

Football

When Akron initially put Florida International on the 2011 schedule, it was likely thought of as a nice, smooth-sailing early-fall victory for the Zippers.

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Santa Barbara tops Akron 3-2 in overtime in men's soccer

By Michael Beaven Published: October 6, 2011

Luis Silva scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to guide the No. 19 ranked University of California at Santa Barbara men's soccer team to a 3-2 victory over the No. 3 ranked University of Akron on Wednesday night at Harder Stadium.

The match, which was televised on FOX Soccer Channel, is the first UA has lost this season and only the second loss during the regular run of play in its past 60 matches, dating back to the start of the 2009 season.

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Former Zips recruit accused of robbery, rape

By mrasor Published: October 4, 2011

Football

Some fans were hoping Erick Howard could contribute to this Zips team. Here are some serious accusations about the former Mr. Football, who committed then decommitted from Akron.

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Zips are huge underdogs at home against FIU

By mrasor Published: October 4, 2011

Football

Akron is expected to lose by 20.5 points at Florida International this Saturday.

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Zips miss opportunities in loss at Eastern Michigan

By mrasor Published: October 1, 2011

It was Akron's first close game of the year -- not a blow-out one way or another.

But when that's the case, mistakes are magnified.

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