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Akron's Mattocks Selected Second Overall in MLS SuperDraft

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The Vancouver Whitecaps selected Akron Sophomore striker Darren Mattocks with the second overall pick of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft, held today in Kansas City. He joins fellow Zip Michael Nanchoff in Vancouver, who was the eighth pick of the 2011 SuperDraft. Mattocks scored 21 goals this season, was MAC Player of the Year and also a Hermann Trophy semi-finalist. The addition of Mattocks to the professional ranks makes a total of 14 former Zips who now play in the MLS. No other MAC student-athletes were drafted this year.

Test your knowledge of MAC football statistical leaders

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It's officially being the MAC football offseason. We've got tons of basketball coverage on the horizon but if you're not into that, we can still pass the time in peculiar ways. We created a quiz at Sporcle containing top-five categorical leaders in MAC football. See how many you can get!

MAC ties for Bowl Challenge Cup

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With Northern Illinois's dominating win over Arkansas State last night, the MAC has tied Conference USA for this year's best bowl record, 4-1 (80%). Four bowl wins matches the conference's total from the previous five years, during which time the conference posted a miserable 4-17 bowl record. Could this be the beginning of respectability for MAC football?

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Because I didn't have the slightest time to cobble one together myself. Too much fun in the basketball sun.

And Terry Bowden finally paid his tickets.

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After receiving a notice that he owed about 500 dollars on two traffic tickets in Alabama, Terry Bowden reached into his new hefty wallet and finally paid up. Another chapter in the American justice system: CLOSED.

Bruce Gradkowski highlights 7 Toledo Hall of Fame Inductees for 2012

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Also inducted this year: Nick Kazcur and Todd France (Football), Jay Gast (Men's Basketball), Tia Davis (Women's Basketball), DeSeana Williams (Volleyball), and former football coach Chuck Stobart.

Floyd Mayweather doesn't think much of #MACtion He bet $150,000 on Purdue in the Little Caesar's...

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Floyd Mayweather doesn't think much of #MACtion He bet $150,000 on Purdue in the Little Caesar's Bowl (via)

Based on their helmets for the Military Bowl, Toledo is painfully patriotic. (via @JordanStrack)

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Based on their helmets for the Military Bowl, Toledo is painfully patriotic. (via @JordanStrack)