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USS John S McCain collides with merchant ship.
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USS John S McCain collides with merchant ship.

Posted on August 21, 2017 Straits of Malacca, Singapore —The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21. There are currently 10 Sailors missing and five injured. Four of the injured...

Hogs Cruise To Victory In Spain Finale
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Hogs Cruise To Victory In Spain Finale

Posted on August 14, 2016 Article by David Beall with the University Of Arkansas Photo by Christina Long with the University Of Arkansas BARCELONA, Spain – The Arkansas men’s basketball program exploded offensively Sunday evening in Barcelona and dominated the European Academy 124-55 to cap its 10-day journey in Spain with three consecutive victories. Seven...

From NCAA Success To Olympic Excellence
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From NCAA Success To Olympic Excellence

Posted on August 13, 2016 Article by JOY EKEMA-AGBAW with the University of Arkansas FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas. – Recent Arkansas graduate Jarrion Lawson continued his historic 2016 season, thundering down the runway in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday evening in the long jump finals as fans marveled at his power and explosion off the board and...

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...

Man Stabs Seven People In London
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Man Stabs Seven People In London

Posted on August 3, 2016 Article by David Lear London, England–Metropolitan Police have arrested a man after he stabbed at least seven people, killing one this evening. Metropolitan Police said the man was arrested after he was brought down with a Taser in Russell Square near the British Museum. Police are exploring the possibility of the stabbing being...

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...