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June 5, 2013 | General News Four Sports Recognized by NCAA for Academic Progress Rate The Zips men's basketball, women's basketball, women's cross country, and women's tennis teams were honored by the NCAA for their multi-year APR score.
April 29, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
February 5, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Honors Dean's List Student-Athletes During Tuesday night's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2012 Dean's List student-athletes.
December 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Launches "Drive for 5" Fundraising Campaign Zips Athletics looks to double its Z-Fund membership to 5,000 and raise $5 million annually by 2015.
June 20, 2012 | General News NCAA Releases Annual Academic Progress Rate Report Eight programs posted perfect scores in 2010-11 while 15 programs exceeded the NCAA multi-year average.
April 17, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night.
April 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates National Student-Athlete Appreciation Day UA provided lunch for its student-athletes on Friday as part of National Student-Athlete Appreciation Day.
January 21, 2012 | General News Commissioner Steinbrecher Presents UA with MAC Institutional Achievement Award The MAC presented UA with its annual Institutional Academic Achievement Award at Saturday's men's basketball game.
October 14, 2011 | General News Winter Sport Virtual Guides Now Available The University of Akron has added to its virtual guide feature on GoZips.com with the addition of guides for the winter sports, including men's and women's basketball, and women's swimming and diving.
September 30, 2011 | General News Zips Visit Children's Hospital During the week of September 19th -23rd, The University of Akron’s student-athletes celebrated ‘Sport’s Week’ with the kids at the Children’s Hospital
July 12, 2011 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Recognized by WBCA for Team GPA The University of Akron women’s basketball program was recognized by the WBCA for its 3.405 team GPA.
June 20, 2011 Welcome To The All New GoZips.com The University of Akron Department of Athletics has teamed with PrestoSports as the new host provider of GoZips.com.
June 15, 2011 | Men's Soccer UA Soccer Venue Renamed FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field Continuing its more than 50-year philanthropic relationship with the University, FirstEnergy Corporation has made its latest commitment.
June 8, 2011 | Softball Feltes, Helfrich Named to Academic All-MAC Squad The University of Akron softball team placed two student-athletes on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference team in Alex Feltes and Alex Helfrich, as announced on Wednesday by the league office.
May 31, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Lands Two on Academic All-MAC List UA sophomore tennis student-athletes Angelika Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart were named to the eight-person Academic All-MAC Team.
December 3, 2010 December Student-Athlete Graduates Honored at Luncheon The UA Department of Athletics held a recognition luncheon for its 19 varsity student-athletes who will graduate at the end of the fall semester.
August 23, 2010 UA Athletics Holds Student-Athlete Welcome Back Picnic On the eve of the start of the fall semester, UA Athletics held its annual Student-Athlete Welcome Back Picnic Sunday at Rhodes Arena.
August 15, 2010 UA Student-Athletes Receive Diplomas this Weekend A number of University of Akron student-athletes received their undergraduate diploma on Saturday at the University's Summer Commencement.

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Friday, July 25
FB: MAC Football: Coaches talk 2013 season, ending player-poaching  by Mark Znidar, Columbus Dispatch
MSOC: The best American soccer player you've never heard of  by Nate Scott, USA Today

Thursday, July 24
FB: MAC Media Day: Expectations will greet Zips in upcoming season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips picked to challenge Bowling Green in poll vote; Toledo favored in West – MAC Football 2014    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: MAC Media Day: Heard at Ford Field in Detroit , Mich.    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, July 23
FB: Zips football: Opening thoughts for the '14 season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, July 22
FB: Akron Zips have the look of a contender – MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, July 21
FB: Week 4: Akron Zips   by Grant Traylor, The Herald Dispatch
FB: Akron football coach Bowden in Morgantown for reunion   by Jim Bissett, The Dominion Post

Friday, July 18
FB: Veteran QBs abound in East Division ranks: MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, July 17
FB: Penn State sets its kickoff time against Akron   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, July 16
MBB: 'Coach Pete' inspiring University of Akron basketball players as he battles pancreatic cancer   by Bob Jones, WEWS
FB: On the record: UA quarterback Kyle Pohl, former St. V-M standout Mark Murphy among nominees for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, July 15
GENERAL: Browns to open online registration Thursday morning for Family Day scrimmage in Akron   by Nate Ulrich, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Terry Bowden tweets out another new Akron helmet    by Sam Cooper, Yahoo Sports

Sunday, July 13
FB: Akron has a new white helmet too   by Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports

Saturday, July 12
MBB: Keith Dambrot had a 'gut feeling' that LeBron James would be coming home   by Terry Pluto, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: LeBron's return elicits no surprise from former coaches, teammate   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: LeBron James to Return to Cleveland   by Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal
MBB: Keith Dambrot: LeBron Will Help Kyrie Irving Be Even Better (Audio), 92.3 The Fan

Friday, July 11
MSOC: Amherst's Andrew Souders settling into leadership role with Akron Zips   by Sam Ameen, The Morning Journal

Thursday, July 10
FB: Area college briefs: Punters are Ray Guy Award candidates   Canton Repository
MSOC: 23 For 2018 ­ USMNT World Cup Post­Mortem Part 5 | Brazil Bound (Video), MLSsoccer.com

Wednesday, July 9
MBB: UA basketball: Zips making changes for next season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F, WGOLF: On the record: July 9   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, July 5
T&F: Track: Akron athletes compete at junior nationals   Canton Repository

Friday, July 4
MSOC: Former Akron Zips standout DeAndre Yedlin makes strong impression playing for U.S. in World Cup   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, July 3
FB: Coaches' favorite courses, more   by David M. Hale, ESPN.com

Tuesday, July 1
MSOC: DeAndre Yedlin's Rapid Rise Through the U.S. Ranks   by Brooke Tunstall, American Soccer Now
MSOC: World Cup 2014: Silver linings abound for U.S. despite its loss   CBS Morning News
MSOC: Three things we learned in US loss to Belgium   by Joe Prince-Wright, NBC Sports

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