As I mentioned yesterday, the university almost ensured the construction of a new stadium by paying a design firm $2 million to figure out a plan.
For my story in today's Buchtelite, I talked to coach J.D. Brookhart and Mack Rhoades about how this development might affect the football program and the athletic department.
Akron lost 2-0 against Indiana. I'm sure the ABJ's Tom Reed will write an amazing story as always, but you should also read the Buchtelite's Michael Beaven, who talks about the implications of such a loss.
Call this patronage, but I hired one of my good friends as a sportswriter.
Josh Volchko, in his first Buchtelite story, tells the story of sophomore (and leading scorer) Jessica Fix.