'People want blood and gore': what we got wrong about filming sharks

From Jaws to James Bond, film-makers have tried to make a fish not inclined to bite humans look hell-bent on doing so“You convince yourself that there is no danger,” Ron Taylor once said of how he captured his groundbreaking underwater footage of sharks. And afterwards, “You wonder how you got out of it alive.”In 1970, Australian divers Taylor and his wife, Valerie, set out with the directors Peter Gimbel and James Lipscomb on a global quest to find and film great white sharks. Even today, 50 ye...
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SEC athletic directors meeting Monday to discuss fall sports scheduling

The 14 athletic directors from the Southeastern Conference are scheduled to meet in-person on Monday at conference headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. to discuss the fall sports calendar, according to Pat Forde and Ross Dellinger of While the meeting had been previously scheduled, the agenda for the meeting takes on a greater significance as the [more]
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Austin Cindric wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway

Austin Cindric answered the nagging question of when he'll finally conquer an oval. In fact, he did it so well at Kentucky Speedway the issue now is whether an encore is possible. Cindric won the first of two NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Kentucky, charging past Chase Briscoe on an overtime restart Thursday night for his first victory of the season and first of his career on an oval.
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Cohen bidding $2B for Mets franchise and $2B for cable network: Gasparino

Other bids for the team have come in lowe
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Justin Allgaier transported to local hospital following last-lap crash at Kentucky

Justin Allgaier was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation following a last-lap crash in Thursday night's Shady Rays 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway. RELATED: Official results | Austin Cindric wins in overtime at Kentucky Allgaier was racing for position on the backstretch during the white-flag lap when was collected in […]
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Will the Chiefs reward Chris Jones after Patrick Mahomes’ big payday?

If the Chiefs want to keep Jones long term, both sides will need to overcome a yearlong impasse over the DT's per-season salary.
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Jewish NFL player reacts to anti-semitic posts by Desean Jackson

NFL Kansas City Chief's player Mitchell Schwartz tells CNN's Don Lemon that he thinks Desean Jackson's Instagram post came from "a place of ignorance."
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Testing times make ex-Barca star van Bronckhorst ‘a stronger person’

Shanghai (AFP) – Giovanni van Bronckhorst won the Champions League and captained his country to a World Cup final, but the Dutchman told AFP that he’s still learning — and never more so than during his... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Legendary coach Lou Holtz on push to cancel sports over coronavirus fears

Laura Ingraham goes one-on-one with Hall of Fame coach Lou Holtz.
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Practices begin at Disney, as teams begin restart routines

Nikola Vucevic had to raise his voice a bit to answer a question. Full-scale practices inside the NBA bubble at the Disney complex started Thursday, with the Magic - the first team to get into the campus earlier this week - becoming the first team formally back on the floor. ''It's great to be back after four months,'' Vucevic said.
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De Gea apologises after breaking Schmeichel's Man Utd record

The Spaniard felt a little bad for stealing the milestone but is eager to build on it in years to come
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Charles Barkley jokingly admits he doesn't know anyone on the Wizards besides John Wall and Bradley Beal

Charles Barkley asked Wizards coach Scott Brooks who needs to step up in Orlando, and the head coach responded with something Chuck was not expecting.
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bokutotetsurou: ❝ A team is a complicated thing, you have to...

bokutotetsurou: ❝ A team is a complicated thing, you have to mesh your strengths together so that you act like a single, cohesive unit. It’s asking a lot. It’s not really a ‘the nail that sticks out must be hammered in’ kind of issue. It’s more like the moment you can feel the teamwork really click in place will probably feel a million times better than you could ever imagine. ❞
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Five NBA teams begin practices in Orlando bubble: 'Honestly, it feels strange'

Teams have truckloads of equipment arriving at the NBA headquarters in Orlando, including photos and other items to make it feel like their home facilities.
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Tennis Tours Hope to Salvage Their Seasons. It’s Not Getting Easier.

Both the ATP Tour and the WTA are set to resume play in August, but travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines may pose roadblocks.
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Morikawa leads as Spieth battles at Muirfield Village

As Jordan Spieth battled, Collin Morikawa made a strong start to the Workday Charity Open.
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dailyhaikyuu: tired crows (◡‿◡✿)
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PGA trio compete in a bubble after testing positive for COVID-19

Collin Morikawa shot a seven-under 65 Thursday for a one-shot lead at the Workday Charity Open, which became the first PGA tournament to pack its COVID-19 positive players into the same grouping. Frittelli and McCarthy both shot one-over 73, while Watney is tied for 147th after struggling to a five-over 77 in the opening round at the Muirfield Village Golf Club course in Dublin, Ohio.
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Laemmle’s Claremont 5 movie theater, closed by coronavirus, is for sale

Fans of Laemmle’s Claremont 5 worried last August that the movie theater might close as part of a purported sale of the beloved chain. But they breathed a sigh of relief in November when the owners, after shedding two locations, called off the sale. Then came coronavirus, which shuttered Laemmle’s seven remaining theaters starting in mid-March. Now, almost four months later, the Claremont 5 is for sale. The listing was first reported by the Claremont Courier. I saw that news item and my heart sa...
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Baseball players get a peek at playing without fans

Baseball players got a sense of what the game will be like without fans in the stands upon returning for workouts last week. ... just sitting behind the dish at a major league stadium with major league players on the field and no one else there and playing in competition,'' Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns said Thursday. Baseball returned for workouts last week after the season was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic during spring training.
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Southern California leaders, nonprofit commit $2 million to promote equity in housing, jobs

The Southern California Association of Governments has declared racism a public health crisis, the six-county, cities-based planning organization has announced. The declaration includes providing $1 million in funding to advance equitable economic recovery, including adjusting local government housing plans to emphasize access to affordable housing and economic recovery funds for Black and other marginalized populations. “All the issues with respect to racial equity, the protests in the street, ...
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Canadians Hadwin, Taylor and Sloan near the top at PGA Tour event

DUBLIN, Ohio — A trio of Canadians are near the top of the leaderboard following the opening round of the PGA Tour's Workday Charity Open on Thursday.Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., posted the highest score among Canadian golfers with a 6-under 66. He's one stroke behind leader Collin Morikawa who shot a 7-under 65. Nick Taylor, also of Abbotsford, was in a group of four golfers two shots behind back at 5 under, while Roger Sloan of Merritt, B.C. shot a 4-under 68 Thursday. He is in ...
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New extra-inning format stirs debate as teams plot strategy

Major League Baseball will start each extra inning in this abbreviated, 60-game season by putting a runner on second base. The rule has been used since 2018 in the minor leagues, where it created more action and settled games sooner. ''It's like 'arena baseball,''' said Scott Thorman, who managed the Kansas City Royals' Single-A Carolina League affiliate in Wilmington, Delaware, last season.
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Ukrainian table tennis betting suspended in New Jersey over match-fixing concerns

Gambling on international table tennis has become increasingly popular in the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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NBA bubble begins: Who's there, who's late and what it looks like inside

Russell Westbrook and James Harden are among the players who haven't yet joined their teammates at the Disney World bubble.
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'He's Stronger': Pro Golfer Bryson DeChambeau's Strength Coach Talks Big Change

Bryson DeChambeau is the talk of the PGA Tour. On Sunday, the 26-year-old not only won for the 6th time in his career but he averaged more than 350 yards per drive setting a PGA tournament record.
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Zion Williamson's family received $400,000 payment before he went to Duke, says affidavit

The allegation is part of a legal campaign arguing Williamson should not have been eligible to play college basketball.
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Jaguars sign second-round pick Shenault - report

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed wide receiver Laviska Shenault to his rookie contract, ESPN's Field Yates reported Thursday. The Jaguars selected the Colorado wideout in the second round (42nd overall pick) of the 2020 NFL Draft.
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Torrance rally Saturday, July 11, to mark 1 month since viral racist incident

A coalition of Southern California Asian American organizations will hold a rally Saturday, July 11, at Torrance’s Wilson Park to mark one month since a racist tirade was caught on video there and subsequently went viral. That video showed an Asian American woman being verbally abused and threatened, including with racial epithets, while exercising at Wilson Park. The groups, including the South Bay Japanese American Citizens League, plan to demand justice for victims of racism and that those re...
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