American League Championship Series

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 school history — shut out Akron 41-0 on Saturday.

Wide receiver Corey Davis caught two touchdown passes to add to his career school record, finishing with eight catches for 63 yards. The Broncos amassed 585 yards of offense in a victory that capped one of the biggest weeks in the 100-year history of the program.

Franklin, whose previous career-high rushing game was 211 yards against Idaho two seasons ago, ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Terrell was 21 for...