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  1. Jim Tressel embraces second career

    Adam Rittenberg

    AKRON, Ohio -- Inside the cover of Jim Tressel's class binder, on the heading of the first page, are three words in bold type: Coaching Is Teaching. The terms are synonymous to Tressel. A successful coach must be a successful teacher. The link bet...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  2. Former Ohio State Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel embracing life in hi...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel is embracing life in his second career as an instructor at Akron University.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  3. Jim Tressel accepts admin job at Akron

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jim Tressel's departure from Ohio State and the subsequent show-cause penalty he received from the NCAA made his next career move somewhat of a mystery. He spent the past football season as a replay consultant for the Indianapolis Colts. He assist...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Fine, I'll see you in jail! It's going to be a big adjustment for two of you. For Illinois DE Whitney Mercilus, an Akron native, facing Ohio State is his bowl game. Can't get enough Mercilus? Check out our interview with him on this week's Big Te...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  5. Ohio State Buckeyes' Nathan Williams likely out for rest of seaso...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State defensive end Nathan Williams likely will miss the rest of the season with a left knee injury, Buckeyes coach Luke Fickell said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  6. Ohio State Buckeyes' Nathan Williams (knee) out vs. Miami Hurrica...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State starting defensive end Nathan Williams will miss his second consecutive game and possibly more time after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2011
  7. Big Ten weather report: Week 1

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's game day! Let's check out the latest weather for all of today's games featuring Big Ten teams. Columbus, Ohio (Akron at No. 18 Ohio State): Mostly sunny, temperatures between 90-94 degrees, winds at 2-4 mph. Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Northw...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  8. 2011 schedule analysis: Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's continue the breakdown of each Big Ten team's 2011 schedule with the Ohio State Buckeyes. Nonconference opponents (with 2010 records) Sept. 3: Akron (1-11) Sept. 10: Toledo (8-5) Sept. 17: at Miami (7-6) Sept. 24: Colorado (5-7) Lea...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  9. Indiana offense sizzles in win against Akron

    Adam Rittenberg

    The first Big Ten night game is in the books, and here are some quick thoughts: Indiana 35, Akron 20: We won't get a true gauge on Indiana until Michigan visits Bloomington next week, but this much is clear: quarterback Ben Chappell and his receiv...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  10. Indiana's Ben Chappell torching Akron

    Adam Rittenberg

    In a day filled with big performances, Indiana quarterback Ben Chappell is poised to deliver another one. Chappell has already thrown four touchdown passes as Indiana leads Akron 28-13 at halftime. The senior signal caller continues to look for hi...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  11. Buckeyes add Colorado game for $1.4M

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State has finalized its 2011 home game against Colorado for $1.4 million. The Buckeyes will host the Buffaloes on Sept. 24, 2011, rounding out a nonconference schedule that includes home games against both Akron (Sept. 3) and Toledo (Sept. 10...

    Blog | August 24, 2010
  12. Illinois' Mallory leaves to lead Akron's D

    Adam Rittenberg

    After finishing as a finalist for Central Michigan's head-coaching job, Illinois defensive backs coach Curt Mallory secured his next best option. Mallory, demoted from his post as Illinois co-defensive coordinator after the 2009 season, will becom...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  13. Big Ten aides could be in mix at Akron

    Adam Rittenberg

    Whenever there's a coaching change in the Mid-American Conference, it's a good bet Big Ten assistants will be in the mix. Michigan State aides Don Treadwell, Mark Staten and Pat Narduzzi gained consideration for the Miami (Ohio) opening last year,...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  14. Indiana won't face Akron's Jacquemain

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Akron has indefinitely suspended starting quarterback Chris Jacquemain for an undisclosed team policy violation, meaning Indiana will see backup Matt Rodgers on Saturday (ESPNU, 3:30 p.m. ET). Jacquemain had...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  15. Indiana injury report

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Indiana has issued its injury report for Saturday's road game against Akron (ESPNU, 3:30 p.m. ET). OUT Offensive lineman Alex Perry (ACL) Defensive end Kyle Kozak (shoulder) Defensive end Fred Jones ...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  16. A quick look at Week 1 in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Big Ten football is here! If you could see me right now, I'd be doing my happy dance. On second thought, it's probably better you don't see me. Anyway, after this Sahara of an offseason, I'm ex...

    Blog | August 31, 2009