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Akron agrees to five-year extension with MBB coach John Groce

The Zips put pen to paper on a contract to keep the former Illinois and Ohio head man after 15-8 finish in 2020-21.

#2 Buffalo earns hard-fought victory over #3 Akron in OT

It was a hardscrabble battle, but the Bulls emerged on top to once again put themselves in position to make an NCAA Tournament run.

#3 Akron advances with 74-67 win, denying #6 BGSU a chance at tourney glory once again

BGSU is left to ponder their historic streak once again, as the Zips close down a promising late-game run to advance.

2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview: #6 Bowling Green Falcons vs #3 Akron Zips

The final game features a pair of Ohio schools looking to advance to Friday’s games.

2021 MAC Men’s Basketball Game Recap: Akron Zips at Kent State Golden Flashes

Akron zips the narrative shut, trounces BGSU 31-3

The most ignomous streak in the FBS is no longer held by the Akron Zips, who won in dominant fashion on Saturday afternoon.

2020 MAC Football Week 5 Game Preview: BGSU at Akron

Two rebuilding squads battle for the first win of the 2020 season.

Gabbert, Sorenson play catch in Miami’s 38-7 victory over Akron

It was a lovely day out in the park for Miami, who moves to 2-1 on the season after sitting out last week due to a COVID cancellation.

2020 MAC Football Game Preview: Miami RedHawks at Akron Zips

Can Miami’s defense contain Teon Dollard this Saturday at Akron?

2020 Mid-American Conference Football Week 3 Reactions: Akron Zips

For the first time in forever, there’s a hopeful feeling in the Rubber City. But there’s still a long way to go.

The Wagon Wheel stays in Kent, as Flashes pick up nice 69-35 win over Zips

Akron lands a few early punches, but Kent State delivers several knockout blows in a back-and-forth bout.

2020 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: Akron at Kent State

Kent State is 2-0 for the first time since 1988. Akron is coming off an impressive performance versus Ohio. Who will prevail in the 63rd Battle for the Wagon Wheel?

2020 MAC Football Week Two Reaction: Akron Zips

Takeaways from Akron’s hard-fought, 24-10 loss against the Ohio Bobcats

Ohio avoids disaster, closes late in 24-10 win over Akron

The Bobcats win ugly in a 24-10 slugfest with the Zips.

2020 MAC Football Game Preview: Akron Zips at Ohio Bobcats

Both Akron and Ohio are searching for their first wins of 2020.

How to Watch/Stream/Listen: WMU at Akron

The Zips and Broncos meet up in the Rubber City to kick off their respective seasons.

2020 MAC Football Game Preview: WMU at Akron

MACtion kicks off the season in the Rubber City with two squads looking to answer some major questions.

2020 Mid-American Conference Football Key Storylines: Akron Zips

The Zips need to find a way to do something they haven’t done since October 27, 2018: win.

2020 Football Season Preview: Akron Zips

Mettle-tested after an ignomous 2019 campaign, head coach Tom Arth and company return for year two of the Akron rebuild.

Linebacker U: Backing the MAC

Which MAC program has produced the best linebackers?

Rising to the Top: Five MAC MBB players to watch in 2020

These five MAC players are on the rise, and are due for strong seasons. Keep their names in your head.

Mid-American Conference announces 2020 Hall of Fame inductees

The six new members of the MAC Hall of Fame join the pantheon of all-time greats.

Akron athletic department announces three cut sports, 23 percent reduction in budget

The program now sits at 17 offered sports, one more than the bare minimum needed for FBS eligibility.

University of Akron recommends 20 percent budget cut for athletics in new master plan

The cuts, projected for fiscal year 2021, could dramatically affect structure of the athletics department.

Akron Zips net key home win over the Bowling Green Falcons, 74-59

ZIps jump to a half-game behind Falcons in MAC East race.

Former Akron Zips WR Matthew A. Cherry becomes Oscar-nominated director

Cherry joins a very exclulsive list of former professional athletes to attain an Oscars nod.

Akron men’s basketball receives vote in AP Top 25 poll

The Zips have caught the attention of the national voters after a fast start in MAC play.

2019 Early National Early Signing Day Analysis: Akron Zips

Akron hopes their 2020 class sparks a turnaround.

2019 MAC Football End-of-Season Brief: Akron Zips

It’s never easy to go through an 0-12 season, but the Zips realize it’s going to be a long road to plow.

Game Preview: Ohio Bobcats at Akron Zips

The Bobcats look to become bowl eligible for the 11th straight year, while the Zips look to close the season with the first win of the Arth era.

Five Things Learned: Akron Zips at Miami RedHawks

It wasn’t pretty, but Miami did what it had to do to escape with a 20-17 win over Akron.

2019 MAC Football Game Preview: Akron Zips at Miami RedHawks

The MAC East champion RedHawks make their final home stand of the season against the Zips Wednesday.