- n a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
- LeBron James in ABC News
Akron is my home, it's my life,James said after he accepted Akron's first Hometown Hero Award. "Everything I do is for this city. I'm going to continue to do great things. I love every last one of you all. Akron is home."
- Joe Paterno in Akron Beacon Journal
Contrary to what people think, Akron is a fine football team. They have some kids that can play and they are well-coached,Paterno said during his weekly news conference. "So it will be real. We'll be in a tough football game. It will be...