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Kathleen Baker Has The Fastest Time Of The Morning
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Kathleen Baker Has The Fastest Time Of The Morning

Official Olympic Photo Posted on August 7, 2016 Article by David Lear with Arkansas Journal Rio de Janeiro–Team USA’s Kathleen Baker pulls off a personal best and fastest time of the morning in the 100 meter backstroke preliminary heats on Sunday. Baker’s time was 58.84 seconds, which allowed her to advance out of morning preliminaries. Baker...

Olympic Hogs Pursue Glory
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Olympic Hogs Pursue Glory

Posted on August 7, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO – Fourteen current and former members of Arkansas men’s and women’s track and field program will pursue glory for their individual countries at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with athletics competition beginning on Friday, Aug. 12. Recent graduates Jarrion Lawson (long jump) and Dominique Scott...

U.S. women’s rugby wins first Olympic match in history
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U.S. women’s rugby wins first Olympic match in history

Posted on August 6, 2016 Article by David Lear with Arkansas Journal RIO DE JANEIRO-U.S. Women’s rugby team make history by winning their first ever olympic match. The team won their first match by defeating Colombia 48-0 on Saturday. The sport has not been played at the Olympics since 1924, when men played the 15-a-side version...

Day 2 Takeaways From #HogsCamp
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Day 2 Takeaways From #HogsCamp

Posted on August 5, 2016 Fayetteville, Arkansas–Arkansas continued its preseason camp Friday with another 6:30 p.m. practice at the Fred W. Smith Football Center. The Hogs were scheduled to practice on the outdoor practice fields, but lightning during the fifth period moved everything indoors into the Walker Indoor Practice Facility. The team practiced in helmets and shorts...

Razorbacks Return To The Field For Preseason Camp
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Razorbacks Return To The Field For Preseason Camp

Posted on August 4, 2016 Article by David Lear Fayetteville, Arkansas–The Arkansas Razorbacks returned to the field this evening as they opened their 2016 preseason training camp with a 6:30 p.m. practice. During the practice at the Fred W. Smith Football Center, the players worked out in helmets and shorts for 24 periods. As the first period of 7-on-7 started, Defense...

Transitioning Into a Hog
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Transitioning Into a Hog

Posted on August 3, 2016 Article ROLAND LIWAG with the University Of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas – Making the next step as a Division I student-athlete, whether as an incoming freshman or a transfer student-athlete, can be a daunting prospect for some. Through the Hogs In Transition program, also known as H.I.T., the Office of Student-Athlete Success...

NASCAR Enhances Business Executive Team
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NASCAR Enhances Business Executive Team

Posted on August 3, 2016 DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – NASCAR today announced several changes within its leadership structure. Effective immediately, Steve Phelps will assume the role as NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Global Sales and Marketing Officer. The business areas that Phelps will oversee include Global Marketing, Partnership and Series Marketing, Business Development, Integrated Marketing...

Vaulting Up In The Coaching Ranks
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Vaulting Up In The Coaching Ranks

Posted on August 3, 2016 Article by JERI THORPE with the University Of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas – University of Arkansas head gymnastics coach Mark Cook announced the promotion of Samantha Snider to associate head coach on Tuesday. Snider spent three seasons as an assistant coach and two as an assistant head coach before moving into...

Benintendi Gets Major League Call
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Benintendi Gets Major League Call

Posted on August 2, 2016 Article by John Thomas with the University Of Arkansas Boston, Massachusetts– Just a mere 14 months removed from his trip to the College World Series with the Razorbacks and winning every college national player of the year award, outfielder Andrew Benintendi has arrived in Major League Baseball. Benintendi completed his meteoric rise...

Top-5 International Finish For Fossi
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Top-5 International Finish For Fossi

Posted on July 31, 2016 Article by JERI THORPE NEW MINAS, Nova Scotia, Canada – University of Arkansas sophomore Maria Fassi finished fifth after four rounds of play in the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday. Fassi led the field after three rounds. She set a course record at Ken-Wo Golf Course with a 5-under...