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  1. 3-point shot: Jim Calhoun in a good place

    Andy Katz

    1. The seven non-FBS Big East schools have always wanted to exit for the 2013-14 season if they could get out in time and the TV deal -- with Fox -- was done. The problem is they can't and don't want to leave, according to a high-level source within ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  2. Terry Bowden introduced as Akron Zips football coach

    Terry Bowden believes he is returning to Division I football after a 13 years away not just older but wiser.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  3. NCAA men's soccer - Akron Zips coach Caleb Porter combines colleg...

    Mechelle Voepel

    When his own professional career floundered, Caleb Porter turned his attention to teaching and developing future professionals. His remarkable success at Akron, the defending national champions, has made him one of the hottest coaching commodities in American soccer and earned him a chance to coach the U-23 national team through Olympic qualifying.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  4. CHIVAS USA: Valentin enjoys Akron reunion

    Scott French

    Last week's visits to Southern California by D.C. United, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Portland Timbers provided occasion for a mini-reunion among Akron Zips. For Chivas USA defender Zarek Valentin, it was a chance to compare notes with a few othe...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  5. Akron Zips midfielder Darlington Nagbe caps career with Hermann T...

    Mechelle Voepel

    There will be several early goodbyes for NCAA champion Akron's men's soccer program, but all of the happy variety. That includes junior forward/midfielder Darlington Nagbe, who Friday in St. Louis was named the men's winner of the Hermann Trophy. ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2011
  6. NCAA men's soccer tournament: Akron Zips avenge '09 loss with 201...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Akron lost the 2009 title in heartbreaking style. The loss could have haunted the Zips, but instead, it propelled them to the 2010 championship.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2010
  7. NCAA men's soccer tournament: Men's soccer title to return to Mid...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Louisville and Akron share many similarities, from style of play to coaching tree.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2010
  8. Perennial powers fall in weekend play

    Sheldon Shealer

    Last year's College Cup was no fluke. After defeating North Carolina and Wake Forest this weekend, Akron is proving it belongs among the sport's powers.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2010
  9. Virginia Cavaliers defeat Akron Zips to win 2009 men's soccer nat...

    Anna K. Clemmons

    Virginia men's soccer had strayed from its glory days the past 15 years, failing to win a national title since 1994. But the Cavaliers brought tradition back when they defeated Akron 3-2 on penalty kicks in the 2009 championship game.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2009
  10. Virginia Cavaliers tops Akron Zips on PKs to win soccer crown

    Virginia beat Akron 3-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless game Sunday to win the NCAA Men's College Cup.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2009
  11. NCAA Men's Soccer: Akron Looks to Zip Past 3 ACC Powerhouses

    Photo: Jeff Harwell Akron better act right if they want to make it a record 25 straight wins. The 2009 College Cup Final four will begin at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2 with Wake Forest versus Virginia and conclude at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU with a matc...

    Blog | December 11, 2009
  12. Akron Zips, Virginia Cavaliers advance to play in men's soccer Co...

    Anna K. Clemmons

    After both Virginia and undefeated Akron were put to the test in Friday's men's College Cup semifinals, the two set up a balanced national championship game Sunday that won't be easily won.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  13. Akron Zips, North Carolina Tar Heels, Wake Forest Demon Deacons a...

    Anna K. Clemmons

    CARY, N.C. -- It was a blustery, sunny day at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., as the men's College Cup competitors ran through drills on fields adjacent to the weekend's main stage. Once again, ACC teams abound, having claimed three of the final f...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2009
  14. Sarkodie brothers face off when Indiana meets Akron in NCAA men's...

    Patrick Carney

    Brothers Ofori and Kofi Sarkodie, the grandsons of a tribal queen from Kumasi, Ghana, now residing in Dayton, Ohio, hope to become U.S. soccer royalty.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  15. Zips off to their best start since 2005

    An own goal by Cincinnati and two late scores lifted the No. 1 University of Akron men's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Cincinnati Sunday in the final game of the adidas Bearcat Classic at Gettler Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2009
  16. Zakuani the force behind the Zips

    Doug McIntyre

    Driven on by forward Steve Zakuani, the Akron Zips continue to climb the rankings, writes Doug McIntyre.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2008