Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker. B...

Video shows daredevil motorcyclist doing stunts in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced showing a daredevil motorcyclist who was spotted in New Taipei City doing dangerous stunts on busy city streets Saturday afternoon.  Bonaventure...

Poland's daredevil shows video from skiing down K2

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish climber and daredevil skier Andrzej Bargiel is showing pictures from his latest trip, when he climbed and then skied down the world's second-highest mountain, K2 in the Ka...

Mere gun lover, or Siberian spy? Maria Butina's curious path

MOSCOW (AP) — Maria Butina seemed destined for bigger things than her Siberian outpost of a hometown. In her early 20s, she built a budding political career, a mini furniture empire and a Russian gun ...

Daredevil Tony Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel's jumps

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daredevil Travis Pastrana has successfully replicated three of Evel Knievel's motorcycle jumps. Appearing Sunday night in Las Vegas on the History Channel's "Evel Li...

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World Cup digest moves separately TEN--WIMBLEDON LONDON — Novak Djokovic takes on Britain's Kyle Edmund at Centre Court, while Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep and Angeli...

Ode to Evel: Pastrana hopes to clear Ceasars Palace fountain

Fifty years after Evel Knievel so famously wiped out trying to jump the fountain at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, action sports wild man Travis Pastrana will try to nail the stunt Sunday night in the f...

Rays beat Houston 3-2, end Astros' 11-game road win streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wilmer Font helped cool down the surging Houston Astros before leaving with an injury. Font and four relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Tampa Ba...

Rays beat Houston 3-2, end Astros' 11-game road win streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wilmer Font and four relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Houston 3-2 on Friday night to snap the Astros' 11-game road winning streak, which tie...

Nickelodeon Renews Four Hit Series from Top-Ranked Preschool Portfolio

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Nickelodeon has renewed some of the biggest hits in preschool TV: , , and . The renewals--a sixth season of PAW Patrol, a fifth season of Blaze and the Monste...

Acrobat throws first pitch mid-air at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Extreme acrobat and Guinness World Record holder, Maurizio Zavatta, threw the first pitch at a Lamigo Monkeys vs. Uni-President 7-11 Lions baseball game Sat...

Film Review: A spiritual Western in Chloe Zhao's 'The Rider'

Cinema might have a worthy successor to early Terrence Malick in Chloe Zhao, whose second feature "The Rider " is a spiritual and poetic journey into the fading world of the Lakota cowboy, starring th...

Daredevils take extreme photo on top of New Taipei Bridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An extreme photo of three daredevils taking a stunt photo on top of the 135.75-meter New Taipei Bridge has gone viral. On March 7, a Taiwanese man identified by Apple Daily ...

Flat-Earther survives rocket blast into California sky

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He finally went up — just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged he would. He came back down in one piece, too — a little dinged up and his steam-...

Column: Olympics should be reserved for the best athletes

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Liz Swaney deserves kudos for dedication. And she had enough sense not to attempt anything on the halfpipe — and we mean anything — that might've result...