GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Will Baker scored 20 points as Nevada beat Akron 62-58 on Wednesday night at the Cayman Islands Classic.
Baker added six rebounds for the Wolf Pack (6-1). Jarod Lucas scored 16 points while shooting 5 for 15, including 4 for 9 from beyond the arc.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Adam Miller made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, KJ Williams added 19 points and LSU beat Akron 73-58 on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Cayman Islands Classic.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Enrique Freeman had 18 points in Akron's 72-53 win against Western Kentucky on Monday.
Freeman added 11 rebounds for the Zips (3-1). Xavier Castaneda scored 16 points, going 6 of 12 from the floor, including 1 for 4 from distance, and 3 for 3 from the line.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The University at Buffalo’s football game against Akron has been postponed indefinitely due to a lake-effect snowstorm hitting the western New York region.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dae Dae Grant’s 24 points helped Duquesne defeat Colgate 85-80 in the Dukes' annual trip to Akron, Ohio on Friday night.
Grant added five rebounds for the Dukes (3-1). Tre Williams scored 15 points while shooting 7 of 7 from the field and 1 for 4 from the line, and added seven rebounds.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Enrique Freeman's 17 points helped Akron defeat Morgan State 65-59 on Tuesday night.
Freeman also contributed 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Zips (2-1). Xavier Castaneda scored 16 points and added six rebounds.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tolu Smith had 26 points and eight rebounds, D.J. Jeffries added 15 points and Mississippi State beat Akron 73-54 on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center, home of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Just months after eight Akron police officers fired dozens of rounds that killed Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, following a car and foot chase, voters approved creating a permanent police oversight board and police auditor.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Austin Smith and Samson Evans each accounted for a pair of touchdowns and Eastern Michigan became bowl eligible with a 34-28 victory over Akron on Tuesday night.
Eastern Michigan (6-4, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) secured its fifth bowl appearance in six seasons and the program's seventh overall.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (BW) on Tuesday reported a third-quarter loss of $17.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 24 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Xavier Castaneda scored 31 points as Akron beat South Dakota State 81-80 in overtime on Monday night in a season opener.
Enrique Freeman scored 23 points and added 14 rebounds and six assists, and Trendon Hankerson recorded 11 points.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $44 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 16 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Brett Gabbert threw for 184 yards and a touchdown, Jacquez Warren had a pick-6 early in the fourth quarter and Miami (Ohio) beat Akron 27-9 on Saturday.
Gabbert's deep throw to Mac Hippenhammer over the middle went for 58 yards to set up Miami's 33-yard field goal with 1:11 left before halftime for a 17-3 lead.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Myers Industries Inc. (MYE) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $13.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 37 cents.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Midfielder Perry Kitchen is retiring at age 30 after nine years in Major League Soccer and a season as captain of Scotland's Heart of Midlothian.
Kitchen last played on July 24 last year, entering for the last 15 minutes of the Columbus Crew's match at Atlanta.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $334 million.
The Akron, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 58 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 79 cents per share.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Devontez Walker scored three touchdowns, first-time starter Devin Kargman threw two TD passes, and Kent State defeated Akron 33-27 on Saturday, giving the Golden Flashes the Wagon Wheel for the fourth consecutive time.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Incoom scooped up a loose ball and went 63 yards unimpeded to score the winning touchdown with 1:50 to play, lifting Central Michigan to a shocking 28-21 win over Akron on Saturday.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The eight police officers who fired dozens of rounds at Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, following a car and foot chase have returned to duty.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Kurtis Rourke passed for three touchdowns, Sieh Bangura ran for three and added another receiving and Ohio beat Akron 55-34 on Saturday.
Rourke was an efficient 24-of-27 passing for 427 yards with Sam Wiglusz grabbing two TDs with a career-high 144 yards on seven catches including a 75-yarder for the game's first points and a lead the Bobcats (3-3, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) would keep.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A second child has died following a crash during an Ohio funeral procession for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose, an accident followed by two episodes of gunfire that wounded at least one person, authorities said.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — At least two cars crashed during a funeral procession for a teen who died of a suspected drug overdose, killing a 12-year-old boy and critically injuring his 6-year-old brother, police in Ohio said.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police officers shot and killed a man Wednesday after they allege he fired at them while they were following up on a zoning law violation at his home outside Akron.
Authorities said the shooting occurred around 11:30 a.m.
Cincinnati wasn't even the American Athletic Conference leader in sacks before Saturday. With one big night against Tulsa, the Bearcats begin this week at the top of the national chart.
Cincinnati tied a conference record with 11 sacks against the Golden Hurricane, matching the most in a Bowl Subdivision game in three seasons.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Matt McDonald threw for 247 yards and three touchdowns, and Bowling Green beat Akron 31-28 on Saturday in a Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.
Bowling Green took a 24-14 lead with 1:15 left before halftime when Akron fumbled inside its 5-yard line on a punt return and McDonald found Christian Sims one play later.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green coach Scot Loeffler will miss Saturday's game at Mississippi State because of “a personal health matter,” the school said Friday.
The school gave no details about Loeffler's condition, but did say he was expected to return to the sideline for the Falcons' next game against Akron on Oct.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Cam Wiley had a 1-yard touchdown run in overtime and Akron held off FCS-member St. Francis (Pa.) 30-23 on Thursday night in the debut of head coach Joe Moorhead.
Wiley scored on the first possession of overtime in the season opener for both teams.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — LeBron James aims to give students at his I Promise School opportunities they may not have otherwise.
Recently, the NBA superstar's mission shifted into another gear.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (BW) on Monday reported a second-quarter loss of $2.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $166 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 58 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Myers Industries Inc. (MYE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $15.8 million.
The Akron, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 43 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions and non-recurring costs, were 45 cents per share.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $187 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 33 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for the family of Jayland Walker, the 25-year-old Black man killed in a hail of police gunfire last month in Ohio, on Wednesday joined the national NAACP and its Akron branch in calling for the U.S.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jayland Walker, the 25-year-old Black man who died last month at the hands of police in Akron, Ohio, was shot dozens of times, with 26 bullets recovered from his body, according to a preliminary autopsy report released Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP on Thursday made a direct plea to Attorney General Merrick Garland for the Justice Department to open a federal civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Jayland Walker, a Black man who was killed last month by officers in Ohio in a hail of police gunfire.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at a theater in Akron, Ohio, on Wednesday to commemorate the life of Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man killed in a hail of police gunfire last month.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jerry Kelly won the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship for the second time in three years Sunday, breaking away with two late birdies to beat defending champion Steve Stricker by two strokes.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jerry Kelly shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead with Alex Cejka in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship.
The Principal Charity Classic winner last month in Iowa, the 55-year-old Kelly had six birdies and a bogey to match Cejka at 9-under 201 on Firestone Country Club’s South Course.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Steven Alker shot a bogey-free 4-under 66 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship with Joe Durant, Tim Petrovic and Alex Cejka.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Feces were mailed to Ohio's 25 Republican state senators this week, prompting an investigation by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, a spokesperson for the lawmakers confirmed Friday.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Alex Cejka birdied two of the final three holes for a 6-under 64 and a two-stroke lead Thursday in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship.
Cejka birdied the par-3 seventh and par-4 ninth to cap a bogey-free round on Firestone Country Club's South Course.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A woman siting on a couch in her Ohio home on the Fourth of July was killed when a bullet came through a front window and stuck her in the head, authorities said.
It's not clear who fired the shot or why, but Akron police said the bullet that hit 26-year-old Chelsey Jones may have come from more than 1,000 feet away and across Summit Lake.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again, authorities said Sunday at a news conference.
AKRON. Ohio (AP) — A man shot and killed by police following a vehicle and foot pursuit this week died from multiple gunshot wounds, and his death has been ruled a homicide, authorities announced Wednesday.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police shot and killed a man early Monday in the parking lot of a business because he posed a “deadly threat” to officers, authorities said.
Akron police Capt. David Laughlin told the Akron Beacon Journal that the man fired a shot at police from his vehicle on Ohio State Route 8 early in a pursuit that followed an attempted traffic stop.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the hit-and-run deaths of a man and the man's young daughter, who was in a stroller.
Shawn Allen, 37, of Canton, remained defiant and maintained his innocence during sentencing in Akron, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.