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Braden Bayless – Player Profile

Braden Bayless, from Tulsa, Okla., is new to the JBU men’s basketball team. Formerly a player for Regent Preparatory School, Bayless has a lot of experience in the sport. Bayless said he looked for a school that had basketball and a Christian community. “Aside from basketball, I chose John Brown […]

Danger of sports injuries continues to intensify
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Danger of sports injuries continues to intensify

Walk it off. Push past the pain. Keep playing. Most athletes train themselves to overcome a certain amount of pain in order to keep playing their sport. High risk action and intensity in sports is becoming more and more of a problem. Concussions, spinal injuries, fractures, and various organ failures […]

Houston seizes their first World Series win
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Houston seizes their first World Series win

Houston, a city once under water, is now unified after the victory of the Astros in the 2017 World Series, the first-ever championship win in franchise history. In August, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston metropolitan area with the costliest hurricane that has ever hit the U.S., killing 89 people, displacing […]

Soccer player sees JBU as a great opportunity
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Soccer player sees JBU as a great opportunity

Samuel Estrada is a 5’8” midfielder from San Salvador, El Salvador, and new to the JBU Golden Eagles men’s soccer team. Estrada is a kinesiology major and has played over 364 minutes this season. Estrada said his coming to John Brown was a wonderful surprise to him. He was looking […]

USA drops out of World Cup tournament
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USA drops out of World Cup tournament

The United States Men’s Soccer Team will not fly to Russia next summer for the World Cup, after a painful loss against Trinidad and Tobago. “It’s disappointing,” Bruce Arena, former U.S. Men’s National Team coach, who resigned after the elimination, said in a post-game press conference. “We should not be […]

Five new sports for 2020 Olympics
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Five new sports for 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced the addition of five new sports to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. These include baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. Controversy surfaced when pole dancing, poker and foosball were proposed as possible additions. The Global Association of International Sports Federation decided […]

Faculty builds community through sports
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Faculty builds community through sports

While intramural season began for students at John Brown University in the fall, a lesser-known form of community recreation has been in effect much longer. John Brown University faculty members have participated in intramural sports as well as an organized pickup game for over 20 years. Basketball and racquetball are […]