The NCAA can’t be criticized enough. More proof comes with this week’s tale of an Ohio softball star who will have to sit out her freshman college season as punishment for changing her mind, while still in high school, about what university she wanted to attend.
The storied history of the Boca Raton Bowl had never seen a blowout like this. It wasn’t quite the 1902 Rose Bowl, but it was a romp: Florida Atlantic beat Akron, 50-3 in the fourth edition of the Boca Bowl.
Actually, multiple versions of Zippy the kangaroo are missing.
Akron football player Scott Boyett shot his teammate Andrew Pratt on accident early this morning after mistaking him for a burglar, per a report from the Akron Beacon Journal. Apparently Pratt and Boyett are neighbors, and Pratt entered Boyett’s apartment without notice, so his friend shot him, mistaking him for a…
The University of Akron police are investigating whether Zips senior forward Demetrius Treadwell assaulted Sina King, a member of Akron's women's basketball team, early Saturday morning, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Both Treadwell—who was suspended from the team indefinitely on Sunday—and King were preseason…
Can Akron pull off the major upset at Michigan? Terry Bowden's trying to crank out a win.
Senior CB Seth Cunningham is charged with aggravated robbery, and has been suspended indefinitely from the team. [Fox8]
The Akron Zips will be without the services of starting point guard Alex Abreu after the All-MAC junior found himself in jail today facing multiple felony charges.
Our weekly college football shame index.
Prompted by a discussion between Gawker's own Mobutu Sese Seko and Sports Illustrated college football writer Holly Anderson, we created this mp3 celebrating the best and only relevant moment of Night Ranger's musical career. We think it's worth using to highlight plays, so here's the best runs from this past weekend…
Your live blogger for this game will be Cleveland Frowns from the unabashedly homeristic blog Cleveland Frowns. :-(
South Region: No. 4 Gonzaga (26-5) vs. No. 13 Akron (23-12)
When: Thursday, 7:25 p.m., EDT
Where: Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
1) The Rose City, Home Away From Home Gonzaga plays Akron in the first roundin Portland, OR. This is practically a home game for Gonzaga, who plays the University of…