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2017 Schedule
0-0, 1st in MAC - East
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87dHeather Dinich

Noles-Tide matchup highlights Week 1 docket

Florida State vs. Alabama, and Michigan at Florida are among the marquee matchups slated to air on the ESPN family of networks during Week 1 of the 2017-18 college football season.

Breakdown of Ohio's victory over Akron to send the Bobcats to the MAC championship game (1:28)
Akron turns it over on downs to seal Ohio win (0:35)

Paul Lukas ESPN.com 

Doozy of a helmet decal mishap tonight for Akron running back Manny Morgan, whose "Akron" script began peeling off of his helmet shell.

Bowling Green flying high with 75-yard scoop-and-score (0:56)
Breakdown of Toledo's 48-17 win over Akron (1:17)
Woodside's 3rd TD pass gives Rockets big lead (0:47)
Toledo sneaks in TD at end of half to extend lead (0:40)
Buffalo punctuates win with spectacular TD run from Johnson (0:38)

Watch: Akron at Buffalo

Akron goes for a sixth win to become bowl eligible. The Zips are favored by 19.5 on the road. ESPN's FPI gives them an 81.2 percent chance to beat the 1-6 Bulls. Live on ESPN3

Akron extends lead on halfback TD pass (0:31)

No. 24 Western Michigan shuts out Zips 41-0

Jarvion Franklin rushed for a school-record 281 yards and Zach Terrell threw for two scores and ran for two more as No. 24 Western Michigan -- ranked in the Top 25 this week for the first time in

ESPN Stats & Info

Broncos likely to stay unbeaten

ESPN's FPI gives No. 24 Western Michigan an 87 percent chance to win at Akron. The Broncos are ranked for the first time in school history and seek their first 7-0 start since 1941.

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312dDave McMenamin

LeBron foundation plans for future collegiates

LeBron James' foundation has established an institute at the University of Akron to assist inner-city public high school graduates who earn their tuitions through the foundation.

Chapman bursts through for 70-yard Akron TD (0:56)

Backup QB Of The Week: Tra'Von Chapman

In 2013, Chapman was arrested in Kent, Ohio, for allegedly assaulting an ex-girlfriend. After pleading guilty to a lesser charge he was dismissed from Pitt and bounced from Division II Ashland to Akron. In his return to Kent on Saturday, Chapman fired a 43-yard strike to set up the winning touchdown as the Zips defeated Kent 31-27. Flipping the field

Akron wins on Traylor-Bennett's last-minute TD run (0:36)

Akron Zips coach Terry Bowden

Akron football coach Terry Bowden joins The Really Big Show to talk about a big matchup vs. Kent and how far along the program has come under his watch.