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  1. 305 to My City? LeBron Opts Out, Savannah James Hints at Husband ...

    Matt Borcas

    On Monday morning, Instagram user mrs_savannahrj treated her followers to an illustration of Ohio, complete with a star marking her hometown of Akron and a caption that read: "Home sweet home!! The countdown is real!" This...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Spring Football Awards: Bama’s “QB” Race, Terry...

    Matt Borcas

    It's a crazy time to be alive. If you disagree, you clearly haven't been to a 2014 spring football game. In addition to featuring an ungodly number of TV timeouts, Ohio State's annual Scarlet and Gray game initially carried a $20 p...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. The Chosen Ones: LeBron and Akron

    David Giffels

    T he following is an excerpt from David Giffels's new book, The Hard Way on Purpose, which can be purchased online here.On the very afternoon I write these words, the second planet is about to pass directly in front of the sun, an event c...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  4. About Last Weekend: Seattle's Best

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy reinventing the kneel-down, much to your own detriment, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: In a battle of the league's best defenses, the Seattle Seahawks leveraged a record-setting home-field advantage to pull ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  5. Conversations With an Idiot: Is Tiger Woods 'Back'?

    Shane Ryan

    You may have heard that Tiger Woods shot a 61 on Friday at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, setting a course record and tying his best professional round ever. He went on to win the tournament by seven strokes over Henrik Stenson and Keegan Bra...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. The Second Act of Akron Coach Keith Dambrot

    Michael Weinreb

    The first time I spoke to the current head coach of the Akron Zips, he told me, "I'm never coaching Division I basketball again." This was in 2000, and Keith Dambrot was coaching a local high school team after years of not being able to find a basket...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  7. Terry Bowden, Akron, and the plight of the mid-major college foot...

    Michael Weinreb

    The plight of the mid-major college football program.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  8. John Burgeson, an IBM computer, and the start of baseball video g...

    Bess Kalb

    A tale of obsession, punch cards, and a '60s computer the size of a hatchback.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  9. Fair Is Foul, But Fouling's Unfair

    Chuck Klosterman

    Something disappointing and inevitable occurred at the conclusion of Saturday's Mid-American Conference title game. Akron trailed Ohio 64-61 with 6.2 seconds on the clock, 94 feet from the basket. Recognizing the situation, Ohio coach John Groce made...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  10. LeBron Still Lacks Any Self-Awareness: T-Shirt Edition

    David Cho

    In case you aren't prone to clicking through LeBron James tweets when he references lemonade stand sellers, you may have missed this picture of King James wearing a T-shirt that reads "AKRON" but is styled like the Miami Heat logo. It's unclear as to...

    Blog | August 01, 2011