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World's toughest turtle? Survivor among 8 returned to ocean

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — If what doesn't kill you truly makes you stronger, then Titan is the strongest turtle in the ocean. The juvenile Loggerhead turtle has been gashed b...

Feds target US companies caught in lucrative shark fin trade

MIAMI (AP) — It's one of the seafood industry's most gruesome hunts. Every year, the fins of as many as 73 million sharks are sliced from the backs of the majestic sea predators, th...

Shark sightings get more common at New York beaches

BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — As bathers cooled themselves in the Atlantic surf on New York's Fire Island last Wednesday, Reily Winston held up a smooth dogfish shark his friend had just caught fishing off a p...

Tuesday's Sports In Brief

NFL SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks released running back Chris Carson with a failed physical designation on Tuesday, potentially signaling an end to his career because of a neck...

Sharks hire David Quinn as new head coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have hired former New York Rangers coach David Quinn as their new head coach. The Sharks announced Tuesday that Quinn would replace the f...

Discovery's 'Shark Week' hopes to enchant and thrill viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think you're safe avoiding sharks by simply staying out of the water, think again. A few species of epaulette sharks have evolved to move their pectoral fins i...

Taiwan fishermen catch rare bluntnose sixgill shark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rarely-caught shark being auctioned at the Hsin-kang Fishing Harbor has been identified as a bluntnose sixgill shark, an ancient species dating back to the Triassic peri...

DeBoer jumps back in as Stars coach, looks to spark offense

DALLAS (AP) — Pete DeBoer didn't really hesitate to jump right back into coaching with the Dallas Stars about a month after he was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights. Now the 54-year-...

Dallas Stars hire veteran coach Peter DeBoer

Peter DeBoer has twice gone to the Stanley Cup Final in his first season with a new team. Now he is the new coach of the Dallas Stars, who were there two summers ago. “Every team th...

Woodcroft gets 3-year deal after Oilers reach West final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers have given coach Jay Woodcroft a three-year contract extension for taking over the team in February and leading them to the NHL Western Conference final. ...

Column: Are Savannah Bananas the cure for baseball's ills?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — More than 90 minutes before the first pitch, it's already clear this isn't just any ol' baseball game. The crowd queued up outside the main gate slowly begins t...

Singapore develops Asia’s first AI-based mobile app for shark and ray fin identification to combat illegal wildlife trade

Singapore National Parks Board, Microsoft and Conservation International collaborate to create AI-powered mobile application that visually identifies shark and ray species Sharks and rays a...

Maryland pounds Long Island 23-2 in regional opener

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Ian Petrutz went 3-for-5 with a home run and five RBIs, Nick Lorusso and Troy Schreffler drove in four apiece and No. 15 overall seed Maryland steamrolled Long Island 23-2 in ...

Sea turtle delivers eggs, endures surgery after shark attack

MIAMI (AP) — A loggerhead turtle whose left fin was destroyed in a shark attack is rehabbing at Zoo Miami's new Sea Turtle Hospital, where veterinarians were able to save more than 100 of her eggs aft...

South African rugby teams included in Europe's Champions Cup

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Three South African teams have been included in Europe's top club rugby competition from next season, tournament organizers said on Thursday. The Cape ...