Appetite for Shark Fin Drives Threatened Shark Population Decline, New Report

Global shark catch levels have more than doubled since 1960 and populations of some threatened species, such as hammerhead and oceanic whitetip, have declined by over 90 percent in recent years, accor...

Nothing to 'C' here: Importance of NHL captains is changing

Ryan Johansen remembers how the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't have a captain until one day it clicked and everyone knew it should be Nick Foligno. "There was just no doubt," Johansen ...

Aunt begged shark attack victim not to go to Cape Cod

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — The aunt of the Massachusetts man killed by a shark over the weekend says she told her nephew to stay away from Cape Cod waters but he simply laughed off her concerns. ...

South Sydney advances to National Rugby League semifinals

SYDNEY (AP) — South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds kicked three field goals in the last 10 minutes, including one in the final minute, to send the Rabbitohs to the National Rugby League semifinals with...

Sharks thwart Penrith comeback attempt, advance to NRL semis

SYDNEY (AP) — The Cronulla Sharks led 18-2 at halftime then withstood a second-half comeback attempt by Penrith to edge the Panthers 21-20 and advance to the National Rugby League semifinals on Friday...

Preds see teams piling up talent, fighting to be West's best

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Predators captain Roman Josi heard about San Jose trading for Erik Karlsson just before talking with reporters at the start of Nashville's training camp. Yep,...

Sharks acquire Erik Karlsson from Senators

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have acquired two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators. The teams announced the trade Thursday. ...

San Jose Sharks acquire two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks acquire two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators.

Massive Shark Fin Seizures Totaling 12 Tons Ring Alarm Bells

(WILDAID) - Shipments totaling eight tons of shark fin en route to mainland China and Hong Kong were confiscated last week in India. The interception of these two shipments, worth more than $6.2 milli...

Defending champion Melbourne closing in on NRL final

SYDNEY (AP) — A Cameron Munster dropped goal four minutes from fulltime lifted defending champion Melbourne to a 29-28 win over Souths and within a match of the grand final of Australia's National Rug...

Tavares' path to free agency is not yet a road for NHL stars

CHICAGO (AP) — When John Tavares decided to pass on signing an extension with the New York Islanders and test free agency, he became the most interesting man in hockey. NHL stars don...

Side of sea grass please: Scientists find omnivorous shark

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, Southern California researchers say they've found a shark that enjoys a side of sea grass with its prey. ...

Researchers use DNA to ID shark tooth taken from boy's leg

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A tooth taken from the leg of a boy bitten at New York's Fire Island National Seashore has been identified as that of a sand tiger shark, after a DNA comparison, researchers announc...

Cape Cod beaches: Playgrounds for tourists, and young sharks

BOSTON (AP) — A prominent shark researcher says smaller, younger great white sharks are being spotted in larger numbers off Cape Cod. Massachusetts marine biologist Greg Skomal says ...

WildAid in Taiwan calls for support of ‘Global Shark Pledge'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – WildAid and Life Conservationist Association launched the online initiative “Global Shark Pledge” along with a video clip calling for an end to shark fin consu...