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    DISCOVERY Channel's Shark Week started on August 9 and continues through August 16, which means there'll be plenty of shows and films about the sea predators to binge. The highly-anticipated Mike Tyson shark fight Tyson vs. Jaws: Rumble on the Reef aired at 9pm on the premiere night. 9Shark Week 2020 officially began August 9...
    New Jersey police break up massive house party with 300 guests, arrest host Pandemic relief resources everyone should know about Shark Week Kicks Off with Impressive Shark Breach Caught on Camera: The Photo You Dream Of Shark Week is here — and the 2020 programming slate kicked off with some impressive fish-out-of-water moments. Replay...
    Doug Wilson’s official induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame will have to wait at least until next year. Lanny McDonald, chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame, announced Monday that this year’s induction weekend and celebration has been postponed “until further notice” due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The induction ceremony...
    Cue the “Jaws” theme. A woman in the waters off the Bahamas came within just a few feet of every ocean swimmer’s worst nightmare when she swam directly into the path of an 8-foot shark. Miami resident Iso Machado was celebrating her birthday on a friend’s yacht, which came equipped with an inflatable slide. Machado...
    (CNN)Discovery's "Shark Week" returned Sunday, with a huge shark breach and Mike Tyson cage-diving with sharks.First, the shark breach. On "Air Jaws: Ultimate Breach Off," experts were called in to capture a shark breach off the shore of Seal Island, South Africa, with one capturing a 15-foot breach, a new record for "Shark Week."Boxing legend...
    It is hard to conceive of a world without sharks. These animals have captured our imaginations (and fear) through films like Jaws, but in reality they play an integral role in a healthy ocean ecosystem, keeping prey species in check. Today, however, shark populations are in crisis due to the global shark fin trade, as...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay put, but it gave sharks a travel passport and scientists a rare opportunity. Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats and other intrusions by COVID-19 quarantines saw increased and even unusual marine life behavior - and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week jumped through hoops to capitalize...
    One of sport's greatest unanswered questions has always been who would win in a fight between Mike Tyson and a shark. However, we may have just found out after the 54-year-old boxing icon was filmed putting a shark to sleep by tickling its nose while scuba diving Tyson - who vomited and admitted he was...
    MIKE TYSON put a shark to sleep by tickling its nose while scuba diving - but only after admitting he was "scared to death". The youngest heavyweight champion of all time took on the challenge to kick off Discovery Channel's 'Shark Week'. 8Mike Tyson took part in Discovery Channel's 'Shark Week' 8Tyson was...
    On Sunday night, families gathered together and turned on their televisions for a night of wholesome bonding: To see if Mike Tyson will be eaten by a shark. Or, conversely, to see if a shark will be eaten by Mike Tyson. Unlike Evander Holyfield circa 1997, in Tyson vs. Jaws: Rumble on the Reef, everyone...
    MIKE NELSON/AFP via Getty Image New World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is lifted into the air wearing the championship belt after defeating WBC heavyweight champion Frank Bruno of Great Britain with a third round technical knockout. Once considered one of the most feared boxers in the sport, former World Heavy...
    TRURO (CBS) — Multiple sharks were spotted off Cape Cod Sunday. According to the Sharktivity app, there were at least 11 shark sightings. They were at Coast Guard Beach, Longnook Beach, Ballston Beach, and Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro and Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. Most of the beaches were closed for swimming...
    Discovery 2020 Shark Week logo It’s that time of year again – can you hear the ba-dum…. ba-dum… ba-dum? Shark Week is back on the Discovery Channel beginning Sunday, August 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and running until Sunday, August 16. If you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch all of Shark...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Town of Hempstead beaches have been red flagged due to a shark that was caught by fishermen on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged due to a shark catch by local fishermen.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 9, 2020Nassau...
    MIKE TYSON appears even more ripped ahead of his boxing comeback aged 54 - as he dived with SHARKS. The youngest heavyweight champion of all time has been gearing up to fight for the first time in 15 years. 5Mike Tyson appears even more ripped ahead of his boxing comeback aged 54 5Tyson...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Shark Week kicks off at the Shedd Aquarium Sunday.In celebration of the apex predator, animal-enthusiasts of all ages can take a virtual dive underwater and come face-to-face with sharks from the comfort of your own home through the aquarium's "Stay Home With Shedd" series.The footage was collected in the crystal blue waters...
    (CNN)We hope you're not afraid of sharks, because the annual week of shark obsession has arrived.The Discovery Channel's popular Shark Week series has officially begun. With more than 20 hours of shark programming this week, here's a sample of what you can sink your teeth into:Sunday (August 9)"Air Jaws: Ultimate Breach Off" (8 p.m. ET):...
    For weeks I have attempted to enlist friends to come to the beach with me. Many have declined this invitation, not in the name of social distancing but for fear of another deadly threat lurking in the water: sharks.  Visions of pointed grey fins cutting through waves have long been the stuff of summer nightmares,...
    Sharks Sports & Entertainment laid off 16 employees from its business staff earlier this week, although the organization said the cutbacks are not directly related to the severe financial duress brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The layoffs, which took place Tuesday, included executives and managers involved in corporate partnerships, suite sales and marketing, according...
    BT SPORT will show ALL 57 Premiership rugby games remaining in the 2019-20 season live from the August 14 restart. Rugby union fans will not miss a second of the action after today it was confirmed the broadcaster will carry every behind closed doors game. 2Premiership rugby games will all be shown live on BT...
    Much of our summer has been a great big bummer, thanks to the pandemic. But at least we still have Shark Week. Yes, one of TV’s biggest annual events — the oceanic Super Bowl, if you will — returns to the Discovery Channel on Sunday, Aug. 9 and continues through Aug. 16. With more...
    Tomas Hertl is skating again. Earlier Wednesday, Hertl, who tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his left knee in late January, posted a short video on his Instagram account of him back on the ice, doing drills at Merkur Ice Arena in Říčany, Czech Republic. “Finally back,” Hertl wrote. The video shows...
    The ongoing pandemic, which continues to play hob with all manner of daily life, has had an unintended outcome here in the suburbs. Kids are outside playing in the neighborhood streets again, cavorting for all the world like we’re back in the innocent days of the 1950s. That’s right, the youngsters, bored to death by...
    A beach on Cape Cod in Massachusetts was closed to swimmers over the weekend after two great white sharks were spotted near the shore. Massachusetts State Police said on Facebook that an air wing crew spotted the two sharks on Saturday about 50 yards offshore at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. "The flight crew advised...
    TWO huge great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Cape Cod beaches, just days after a woman was killed while swimming in the ocean in Maine. The Massachusetts State Police shared video footage Monday of one of the massive sharks that was spotted near the coast over the weekend. 3Two great white sharks...
    The Sharks are concerned about the injury problems plaguing a $850,000-a-year star forward and are reported to be eyeing cover from one of this year’s premiership heavyweights.Meanwhile, the Knights could offer a lifeline to an NRL journeyman and 17-year old teenage sensation Joseph Suaalii is “spooked” and putting off signing with the Rabbitohs for now....
    On Monday, National Geographic announced that they had chosen Marvel star Chris Hemsworth to host their new hour-long unscripted special Shark Beach, TVLine reported earlier today. According to the article, the 36-year-old actor will chat with some of the most renowned shark experts in the world. These experts include advocates, surfers, marine biologists, and ocean...
    Redemption, for lack of a better term, has been a long time coming for goalie Alex Stalock. More than six years after his first playoff start, which was decided in contentious fashion, Stalock is again getting the chance to take center stage in the postseason. Stalock made 28 saves Sunday night as the Minnesota Wild...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- After no sightings by the shark patrol this morning, beachgoers are permitted to go back into the waters "knee-to-waist deep" at Town of Hempstead beaches.The town's shark patrol said they spotted a significant number of cow-nosed rays in the waters, which are known to be a favorite feeding choice for...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- After no shark sightings were reported Sunday, beachgoers are permitted to go into the waters "knee deep" at Town of Hempstead beaches on Sunday.The town's shark patrol said they spotted a significant number of cow-nosed rays in the waters, which are known to be a favorite feeding choice for sharks.A...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday have halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.Two sightings were reported Saturday, and on Sunday, swimming is prohibited again as all eyes will be on the water.Lifeguards were forced put out red flags and clear the water at Lido Beach on Saturday...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Another shark sighting pulled swimmers out of the water Saturday, raising the number of instances to 12 since Monday.The shark sighting prohibited swimming at Town of Hempstead ocean beaches from Civic Beach to Lido West beach until further notice. *Beach Update (August 1st — 1:30pm)*Due to a shark sighting by...
    Forget “Sharknado” — there is a real-life Sharkcano! A new documentary, “Sharkcano,” premiered on National Geographic in July as part of National Geographic’s Sharkfest, and explored sharks that live and hunt around underwater volcanoes in extreme conditions that are not palatable to many other forms of life. “Ocean engineer Brennan Phillips led a team...
    By JEFF HAMPTON, The Virginian-Pilot BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — Fisherman Luke Beard gouged a hook nearly big enough for a pirate onto a large Spanish mackerel. A kayaker then paddled the bait about 300 yards offshore — much further than the average angler could cast. The fishing line was thick. The rod was stout. The...
    With significantly less than 11 minutes remaining on the clock the Brisbane Broncos ended up on their way to a rousing get that would decrease some of the extreme force on their embattled mentor. Anthony Seibold’s aspect had place in an improved, spirited effort and hard work from an damage-ravaged Sharks aspect and held onto...
    THE world has been rocked by a worrying spate of shocking and deadly shark attacks - and experts say humans and coronavirus are to blame. In the past few weeks, multiple victims have been savaged by giant sea predators with three tragically losing their lives. 10There have been multiple shark attacks in recent weeks Just...
    Two shark varieties were observed for the first time in the depths of the Ecuadorian Galapagos Islands marine reserve, environmental entities announced Thursday. “For the first time, scientists from the Charles Darwin Foundation, along with researchers from other organizations, have observed a seven-gill shark (Notorynchus cepedianus) and a six-gill shark (Hexanchus griseus),” that organization said...
    DEL MAR, Calif. – Scientists are using drones and other technology to study great white sharks along the coast of Southern California to better understand interactions between these marine predators and people and assess the risks to human beachgoers. The two-year study by the Shark Lab at California State University deploys drones for aerial surveillance...
    NATURE EMPERORS OF THE DEEP    by William McKeever (William Collins £20, 272 pp) Sharks are older than trees. The creatures first appeared 450 million years ago, way before those tall things with leaves. They’ve survived several extinction-level events, including the one that killed the dinosaurs. Yet now they face the biggest danger of all: us....
    POLICE helicopters and boats are being used to patrol for sharks after a great white killed a woman in Maine and others were spotted in NY. On Wednesday, Nassau County Police Department used choppers to scout for the underwater predators along South Shore of Long Island in New York after three days of shark sightings....
    By Daniel Trotta | Reuters The first fatal shark attack ever recorded in the U.S. state of Maine this week may be linked to rebounding populations of the great white shark and its prey the seal, experts said on Wednesday. Julie Dimperio Holowach, 63, likely died instantaneously when bitten by a great white shark near...
    Here’s an arcane statistic: On those rare nights when Logan Couture, Tomas Hertl, Evander Kane, Erik Karlsson and Radim Simek were all in the lineup at the same time during the 2019-20 season, the Sharks’ record was 11-6-3. The reoccurring problem, of course, came when those players were injured or unavailable, which all too often...
    NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — A shark researcher wants the tracker back from a mako shark he was following that was apparently caught somewhere near Block Island, Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island scientist Bradley Wetherbee tagged the shark off the coast of Maryland in June and tracked its journey north to Rhode Island, where the...
    DEL MAR, Calif. – Scientists are using drones and other technology to study great white sharks along the coast of Southern California to better understand interactions between these marine predators and people and assess the risks to human beachgoers. The two-year study by the Shark Lab at California State University deploys drones for aerial surveillance...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Swimming was being allowed at beaches on Long Island Thursday, but now with the addition of a "Shark Patrol" in one town.Hempstead announced they were starting a "Shark Patrol" after several recent sightings. Nassau County will also have enhanced helicopter patrols and intensified marine ocean patrols, following two days of...
    Police have deployed helicopters and boats to track sharks on the coastlines of Long Island and Maine after a New York City woman was fatally attacked by a great white this week — and several other sightings startled beach-goers. Cops were sent to monitor man-eaters lurking underwater near Long Island’s South Shore on Wednesday after...