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Ball State forces goal line fumble to stave off Akron in 31-25 thriller

Bryce Cosby recovers a crunch-time fumble in the end zone to seal Ball State’s fifth win of the season.

2021 Week 10 Midweek MACtion Preview: Ball State Cardinals @ Akron Zips

The 2021 midweek MACtion slate officially kicks off in Akron, OH. Ball State searches for its first win over the Zips since 2014.

2021 MAC Football Week 8 Game Recap: Buffalo 45, Akron 10

The Bulls plowed through the Zips once again in a victory which was never really in doubt.

2021 MAC Football Week 8 Game Preview: Buffalo Bulls at Akron Zips

The Bulls take to the road looking for their second-straight victory after last week’s thrilling comeback against Ohio.

2021 Week 7 Preview: Akron Zips @ Miami RedHawks

With identical 2-4 records and tied in the conference standings, Akron and Miami (OH) look to create separation from each other in Oxford.

Gibson’s 3 TDs lend Zip to Akron’s 35-20 victory over BGSU

Third-string QB Zach Gibson comes in off the bench and injects some Zip into Akron’s offense in the second half.

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Notes: Akron Zips at Bowling Green Falcons

This time a year ago, these two teams met to get their first win of the season. It’s a whole new ball game now.

2021 MAC Football Week 6 Preview: Akron Zips at Bowling Green Falcons

Akron snapped its 21-game skid vs. Bowling Green last December. Now, the Falcons are considerable favorites.

What We Learned from Ohio’s 34-17 victory over Akron

The Bobcats pulled away from the Zips with a strong second half for their first win of 2021.

Game Recap: Ohio 34, Akron 17

The ‘Cats roll the Zips in the second half to get Tim Albin his first win as head coach

Week 5 Game Notes: Ohio Bobcats vs Akron Zips

We take a short but sweet look at what you need to know heading into the MAC opener between the ‘Cats and Zips

Game Preview: Ohio Bobcats vs Akron Zips

Ohio (0-4) and Akron (1-3) face off in the conference opener to try and prove they’re better than their records.

Akron lands first punch, but falls on the canvas in 59-7 loss to Ohio State

Akron found a way to get the early lead, but the heat turned up in a hurry, leaving the Zips without zest by the end.

Ye Olde Roundtable: Hustle Belt staff predicts the 2021 MAC football season, Part 1

Our writers predict the breakout and breakdown teams, the MAC champion, and more in this team-focused peek through the looking glass.

In Pictures: Western Michigan Broncos vs. Akron Zips

The Broncos came out on fire and held off the Zips down the stretch to keep post season hopes alive

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.