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Friday, September 23
FB: 2016 Week 4 Preview: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Akron Zips, Hustle Belt, by Kevin Nye
FB: Previewing the Akron Zips (2-1) versus Appalachian State (1-2), Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas

Thursday, September 22
FB: Coach Terry Bowden: Saturday Hosting Appalachian State (full interview), WAKR NewsTalkSports, The Jasen Sokol Show
FB: Terry Bowden on Akron Defense and Appalachian State, WAKR NewsTalkSports, The Jasen Sokol Show
FB: Big plays a point of emphasis as App State prepares for Akron, Winston-Salem Journal, by Bret Strelow
SB: Akron softball team dedicates game to childhood cancer awareness, the Canton Repository, Staff Report

Wednesday, September 21
FB: UA offense showing explosiveness in passing game that coach Terry Bowden desires, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Former Manatee High teammates meet on opposite college sidelines, Bradenton Herald, by Jason Dill
FB: Akron vs. Appalachian State Game Preview, by Jeff Bartl
MSOC: Akron Men’s Soccer Falls at SMU, Mid-American Conference, Staff Report

Tuesday, September 20
FB: Marcus Cox's status for Appalachian State-Akron game uncertain, Winston-Salem Journal, by Bret Strelow
FB: Morrison getting his kicks for unbeaten Gannon, Journal-News, by Rick Cassano
FB: University of Akron wide receiver JoJo Natson receives MAC honor, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
MSOC: Men’s soccer defeats Tulsa for coach Embick’s 100th win, the Buchtelite, by Jackson ClineThe Buchtelite Sports Recap, by Jake Allen
FB: Zips roll over Marshall, the Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze

Monday, September 19
FB:  Composed Zips rally to dominate Marshall 65-38, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report 
FB:  Akron blows out Marshall 65-38, HustleBelt.com, by Alan Rucker 
FB:  Akron picks on Herd freshman cornerback, The Charleston Gazette-Mail, by Doug Smock
FB: Akron zips past Marshall, 65-38, The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, by Grant Traylor
FB:  Akron's big play was on defense, The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, by David Walsh
FB: W.Va. roots bring Holliday, Bowden success, The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, by Grant Traylor
FB:  Zips looking for better results against Thundering Herd, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas 
FB:  Plenty riding on Marshall’s football game against Akron, The Charleston Gazette-Mail, by Doug Smock
MSOC:  Tulsa men's soccer falls to No. 16 Akron, 2-1, Tulsa World, Staff Report
General: The University of Akron Athletic Department Implements SA360 Student-Athlete Success Program From Evolution Labs, PRWEB.com, Staff Report

Friday, Sepember 16
MSOC:  Men’s soccer posts another clean sheet victory at home, Buchtelite, by Jackson Cline
FB:  Marshall prepares for stout Akron defense, Charleston Gazette-Mail, by Doug Smock
FB:  Akron vs. Marshall Preview, Thunder in Paradise sports blog, by Justine Prince
FB:  Herd seeks second win over Akron, The Parthenon, by Troy Alexander.
FB:  A Homecoming for ex-Parkersburg Punter Kyle Foster, Depth Chart, by Kerry Patrick (PDF)

Thursday, September 15
FB: University of Akron football team sets dates with UAB – Troy, Akron Beacon, Journal, by George Thomas
FB:  On WAKR NewsTalkSports, Zips’ head coach Terry Bowden talks Marshall.
FB:  UAB, Akron schedule football series for 2019 and 2020, FBSchedules.com, by Kevin Kelly
FB:  JoJo Natson is Akron Zips big playmaker: MAC Minute, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Elton Alexander
FB:  Akron receivers will test Herd secondary, Metro News, by Dave Wilson
FB:  Akron skill players could pose threat to Marshall, Charleston Gazette-Mail, by Doug Smock
FB:  Newcomer Clark makes immediate impact, The Register-Herald, by Gary Fauber

Wednesday, September 14

FB: Uncertainty swirls around Zips running back for game against Marshall, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB: Derrick Tindal’s deep-ball coverage slows Akron, LSU offenses, Wisconsin State Journal, by Jason Galloway
FB: Akron WR Jerome Lane is son of former Pitt icon of ‘send it in’ fame, Charleston Gazette-Mail, by Doug Smock
FB: Akron's Bowden faces unique challenge, The Herald-Dispatch, by Grant Taylor
FB: Marshall vs. Akron Prediction, Game Preview, CampusInsiders.com, by Dave Miller
MSOC: Another B1G win in Women’s Soccer, Northwest Ohio highlights Volleyball action, HustleBelt.com, by Matt Gritzmacher 

Tuesday, September 13
MSOC: Freshman goalkeeper Ben Lundt’s fourth shutout carries No. 11 Zips to 2-0 victory over No. 5 UC Santa Barbara, Akron Beacon Journal, by Zac Sommer
MSOC: Akron beats UC Santa Barbara in battle of nationally-ranked soccer teams, Canton Repository, Staff Report
MSOC: UCSB Comes Up Empty at Akron, Noozhawk, by Andrew Wagner
MSOC:  Harter leads men’s soccer in 2-0 victory over Beavers, the Buchtelite, by Jackson Cline
FB: Competition level increases with Akron, the Huntington Herald-Dispatch, by Grant Traylor
FBTerry Bowden has Marshall foe Akron on the right track, Charleston Gazette-Mail, by Doug Smock
FB: Zips football derailed by Badgers, 54-10, the Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze

Monday, September 12
MSOC: University of Akron men’s soccer Defeats Oregon State 2-0, Akron Beacon Journal, by Taylor Rosen
MSOC: Beavers shut out at Akron, Corvallis Gazette-Times, Staff Report
VB: University of Akron rolls over Canisius in straight sets to open 22nd Akron Invitational, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
VB: UA volleyball team loses twice in Akron Invitational, Akron Beacon Journal, Staff Report
FB: UA Defensive coach Chuck Amato talks about the Brief, Brilliant Football Career of Allen Iverson, Vice Sports, by Tim Casey
FB: Akron Zips face tough challenge at Wisconsin, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB: Coming off big win over LSU, Wisconsin presents tall task for Zips, Akron Beacon Journal, by Genaro C. Armas, AP
FB: Badgers look to zip past Akron, avoid letdown, the Daily Cardinal, by Jessi Schoville
FB: Preview: Akron at No. 10 Wisconsin, Badger 247, by Evan Flood
FB: Big Ten Football: 5 things to know before Wisconsin vs. Akron, Big Ten Network,By Harold Shelton III
FB: Badgers-Akron pregame notes, FOX Sports Network, by Dave Heller
FB: Akron Zips vs. Wisconsin Badgers Preview and Prediction, Athlon Sports, by Kevin McGuire
FB: Wisconsin 54, Akron 10: Zips struggle in loss to No. 10 Badgers, Akron Beacon Journal, by Genaro C. Armas, AP
FB: Upon Further Review: Badgers vs. Akron, FOX Sports, by Dave Heller
FB: No. 10 Wisconsin rolls to 54-10 win over Akron behind career day from Jazz Peavy, the Badger Herald, by Chris Bumbaca
FB:  Tom Oates: Grading Wisconsin's performance in a 54-10 win over Akron, Wisconsin State Journal
FB: No. 10 Wisconsin rolls to easy home win over Akron, Wisconsin State Journal, by Jason Gallaway
FB:  Quick analysis of Wisconsin's 54-10 win over Akron, Madison.com, by Jim Polzin
FB: Badgers rout Zips in home-opener, the Badger Herald, by Eric Goldsoble

Friday, September 9
WSOC:  Zips women score soccer victory, Akron Beacon Journal, by Staff Report
FB:  No. 10 Wisconsin (1-0) vs. Akron (1-0) Football: Everything You Need To Know, Patch.com, by Scott Anderson
FB: No. 10 Wisconsin takes on Akron in first official home game, The Badger Herald, by Chris Bambaca

Thursday, September 8

FB: UW's next opponent: Can Akron keep winning? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jeff Potrykus
FB: Akron football: Bowden makes impact, Wisconsin State Journal, by Jim Polzin

FB:  CFB Preview: No. 10 Wisconsin-Akron, Lindy’s Sports, by Staff Report
FB: Zips football opens up season with win over Virginia Military Institute, The Buchtelite, by Joshua Glaze
FB: Head coach Terry Bowden discusses VMI win and upcoming opponent Wisconsin, WAKR NewsTalkSports, by Jasen Sokol
MSOC:  Men’s soccer fights through early season struggles, The Buchtelite, by Jackson Cline

Wednesday, September 7

FB:  Coach Terry Bowden has Akron on the rise, Wisconsin State Journal, by Jim Polzin
FB:  Unranked Zips face “monumental task” on Saturday against No. 10 ranked Wisconsin, Akron Beacon Journal, by Michael Beaven
MBB:  MAC Basketball 2016: League schedules released and computer points to Buffalo, Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
MBB:  UA men’s basketball team to open MAC play at home, Akron Beacon Journal, by Staff Report 
MSOC:  Murphy's Law for Akron Men's Soccer, Central Michigan Women get B1G win, HustleBelt.com, by Matt Gritzmacher  

Tuesday, September 6

FB: T.J. Watt, Jack Cichy, Corey Clement recap LSU win, look ahead to Akron, SB Nation, Bucky’s 5th Quarter, by Jake Kocorowski
FB: Wisconsin not overlooking rest of non-conference schedule after win over LSU, Wisconsin State Journal, by Jason Galloway
FB:  Akron Zips emerge late for a 47-24 victory over VMI, Cleveland Plain Dealer, by Elton Alexander
FB:  University of Akron 47, VMI 24: Passing game offsets defensive woes in Zips' victory over Keydets, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
FB:  Akron rolls over VMI 47-24 after shaky start, Hustle Belt, by James H. Jimenez
FB: 2016 Week 1 Preview: VMI at Akron, Hustle Belt, by Alan Rucker
FB: Zips hope to set tone for season in opener against VMI, Akron Beacon Journal, by George Thomas
Band: UA's marching band to strut onto football field with “Akron” back on uniforms, Akron Beacon Journal, by Marilyn Miller
MSOC: SDSU upsets No. 1 Akron in men's soccer, The San-Diego Union Tribune, by By Mark Zeigler
MSOC: No. 9 UCLA men's soccer upsets No. 1 Akron in 6-1 offensive battle, Daily Bruin, by Tanner Walters
WSOC: UA beats Cleveland State in women’s soccer, Akron Beacon Journal, by Staff Report.
VB: University of Akron volleyball team splits matches at Charm City Classic, Akron Beacon Journal, by Staff Report
VB:  UA volleyball team loses at Charm City Challenge, Akron Beacon Journal, by Staff Report

Friday, September 2
FB:  Injury delays dream for former Coventry star with Zips, the Suburbanite, by Andy Harris

Thursday, September 1
FB: MAC Football 2016: Akron trending up with quarterback in place (video), Cleveland.com, Elton Alexander
MSOC:  UA’s Jared Embeck, Ten top men's Division I college coaches, TopDrawerSoccer.com, by Will Parchman 

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