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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, August 29
FB: Akron 41, Howard 0: Zips pound Bison in season opener   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: George Thomas' final thoughts on the victory, swarming defense   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips shine early in 41-0 victory over Howard Bison   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Five things to watch against the Howard Bison   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, August 28
FB: Terry Bowden seeks vocal leadership from quarterback Kyle Pohl   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Terry Bowden on Se'Von Pittman   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips look for coach Terry Bowden's third season to be the start of something good   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, August 27
FB: MAC Football 2014 – Who and what to watch this season   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, August 26
FB: Time for UA football to make ownmemories at InfoCision Stadium   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: MAC coaches put UA second in East   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips' Zach D'Orazio leads one of the top receiving units in the nation   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: MAC Football 2014 – Best and most compelling game to start the season   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB, MSOC: University of Akron teams rank first, second in pre-season polls   by John Harper, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, August 25
WSOC: Zips women capture first soccer win of season   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, August 23
FB: 'Old school' Bobby Bowden doesn't like college football changes   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips football: A couple of notes from kickoff luncheon   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Bobby Bowden sees similarities in his start at FSU to his son's at Akron   by Branson Wright, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC, WSOC: UA falls to Syracuse 2-1 in exhibition soccer game    Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, August 22
FB: Zips tackle elevated expectations after strong finish   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite

Thursday, August 21
GENERAL: New ESPN pact offers MAC basketball challenges, interesting future   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, August 20
GENERAL: MAC deal with ESPN could offer an abundance of opportunities   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
GENERAL: MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher goes inside the MAC/ESPN TV deal   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: New MAC-ESPN deal features football on TV; basketball featured on the internet   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: MAC officials willing to adapt to changing sports landscape    by Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch
FB: NCAA Football Preview - Akron Zips    Orlando Sentinel

Tuesday, August 19
FB: Zips defensive line reloads, raises expectations for 2014    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Momentum finally favors Akron Zips -- MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: College football's 25 Most Intriguing Games of 2014   by Pat Forde, Yahoo Sports
MSOC, GENERAL: On the record: Maryland defeats Zips in soccer exhibition game   Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, August 18
FB: Defense dominates day in Zips scrimmage at InfoCision   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football preseason scrimmage snapshot   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, August 15
FB: Offensive line has talent if not experience   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football preseason camp snapshot: Practice No. 15    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Rachel Tecca, Hanna Luburgh sign professional contracts   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, August 14
MSOC: America's Most Wanted   by Jordan Ritter Conn, Grantland.com
MSOC: Former Zips soccer standout DeAndre Yedlin to play in English Premier League at end of 2014 MLS season   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, August 13
FB: Browns exploring multiple possibilities for training camp site   by Zac Jackson, FOX Sports Ohio

Tuesday, August 12
FB: Zips' C.J. Mizell hopes to leave mark on MAC    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football preseason camp snapshot: Practice No. 11   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC, MBB: On the record: Zips men's soccer team ranked 13th in poll   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: McNees earns promotion at Akron   by Ron Poniewasz, Jr., New Castle News

Sunday, August 10
FB: Zips show some promise during intrasquad scrimmage   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: 2014 Zips preseason camp snapshot: Practice 9    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, August 8
FB: Who will rule the MAC in 2014?  FOX Sports Ohio
FB: NCAA power move raises questions, creates challenges for MAC   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, August 6
FB: Receivers are early focus for Akron Zips football   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Bracket reveal: Gildan Charleston Classic   by Myron Medcalf, ESPN.com
MBB: A bevy of bracket reveals: Grading the best of the early season tourneys   by Matt Norlander, CBSSports.com

Tuesday, August 5
FB: Transfer from OSU of former Firestone offensive lineman Tommy Brown a boost for Zips   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football practice snapshot   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, August 4
FB: Stroud undergoing stem cell transplant    by Jim Henry, Tallahassee Democrat
FB: Akron assistant taking medical leave of absence    by John Taylor, NBCSports.com
FB: Browns tour stadium after 'successful' Family Day event    by Doug Livingston, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Browns take training camp to Akron for Family Day     Fox 8 News

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