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CAIRNS, Australia (AP) - Steve Irwin, the hugely popular Australian television personality and conservationist known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was killed Monday by a stingray while filming off the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44. Irwin was at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of northeastern Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series called "Ocean's Deadliest" when he swam too close to one of the animals, which have a poisonous bard on their tails, his friend and colleague John...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Phil Harris, the fishing boat captain whose adventures off the Alaska coast were captured on the television show "Deadliest Catch", has died, the Discovery Channel said Tuesday night. He was 53. Harris suffered what his family described as a massive stroke on Jan. 29 while the fishing vessel he captained, Cornelia Marie, was in port at St. Paul Island, Alaska. The fisherman was flown to Anchorage for surgery. The reality show, which has filmed five seasons, has...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Bobby Hamilton, the longtime NASCAR driver who won the 2001 Talladega 500 and was the 2004 Craftsman Truck Series champion, died Sunday. He was 49. He died of cancer and was at home with his family, said Liz Allison, a family friend who co-hosted a radio show with Hamilton. Hamilton was found to have cancer in the head and neck in February. A malignant growth was found when swelling from dental surgery did not go down. He raced in the season's first...
Dawn Brancheau Obituary (AP News)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A veteran SeaWorld trainer...

Dale Earnhardt Obituary (AP News)

Dale Earnhardt , 49, a native of Kannapolis,...

Dan Wheldon Obituary (AP News)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dan Wheldon, who moved to the...

Nodar Kumaritashvili Obituary (AP News)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A men's...

Ryan Dunn Obituary (AP News)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn, who...

Evel Knievel Obituary (AP News)

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP)- Evel Knievel, the...

Bryan Clauson Obituary (AP News)

Dirt track racer Bryan Clauson died Sunday of...

Sarah Burke Obituary (AP News)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Canadian freestyle skier...

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