"We knew this year was important to make sure people in the soccer world knew that things were going to remain the same."
-- Akron coach Jared Embick on replacing Caleb Porter, who left the Zips to take over the Portland Timbers, who play for a place in MLS Cup 2013 on Sunday night. Embick's Zips have a 10-game unbeaten streak heading in o Thursday's NCAA Tournament opener against defending champion Indiana. (Cleveland Plain-Dealer)
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