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Akron turns purple to support ailing coach

The public support being shown for Akron assistant Dan Peters in his fight against pancreatic cancer continued Wednesday night as Akron hosted a "Purple Out" for pancreatic cancer awareness. The Zips beat Ball State, 73-46, in front of a crowd clad in purple "4 Pete's Sake" t-shirts, the slogan adopted by the Zips program since Peters was diagnosed in December...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Programs nationwide showing support for Akron assistant

The annual Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness Weekend is here, and for many programs it includes an extra touch. Purple ribbons for pancreatic cancer awareness will be worn by coaching staffs from two dozen programs nationwide as a show of support for Akron director of basketball operations Dan Peters, who was diagnosed with the disease in December. Peters, 59, has been...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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