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Singh settles anti-doping lawsuit with PGA Tour

Nov. 20, 2018 6:53 PM EST

Vijay Singh has settled his lawsuit against the PGA Tour over how it investigated his use of deer antler spray, ending more than five years of litigation less than a week before the case was to go to trial in New York. Terms of the settled announced Tuesday were not disclosed. "I'm very happy for Vijay that the...

Man shoots deer that had other buck's head stuck in antlers

Nov. 19, 2018 5:34 PM EST

WICKLIFFE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky hunter killed a buck that had another deer's decomposing head still attached to its antlers. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources posted a photo on Facebook last week of Bob Long holding his unusual prize. The antlers of the deer Long shot in Ballard County...

Crash sends deer into back of woman's SUV

Nov. 13, 2018 6:42 AM EST

HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Police are praising a woman for avoiding tragedy after a deer crashed through her windshield and landed in the back passenger seat of her SUV. Authorities say the deer darted in front of 36-year-old Melissa Misthal as she was driving early Monday in Howell, New Jersey. Misthal tried to...

Correction: Last Caribou story

Nov. 8, 2018 8:13 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In a story Nov. 5 about mountain caribou, The Associated Press reported erroneously that six of the animals would be relocated from the Lower 48 states to Canada. The six mountain caribou are already in British Columbia. A corrected version of the story is below: Mountain caribou...

White deer have unusual home in upstate NY _ old Army depot

Oct. 30, 2018 2:01 PM EDT

ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — Dennis Money unlocks the gate that blocks access to the 3,000-acre spread that these days almost serves as his home away from home, jumps into a van, and cautions his guests before proceeding. "I won't guarantee you'll see one, but there's a good bet you will," Money, a retired...

Determined runner struck by deer finishes half marathon

Oct. 9, 2018 3:50 PM EDT

SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A runner who was struck by a deer during a half marathon in New Jersey still managed to cross the finish line. Christina Sanchez tells the Asbury Park Press that she was on Mile 10 of the Jersey Shore Half Marathon at Sandy Hook on Sunday when a large buck took her out. Sanchez says...

Northeastern US seeks to prevent arrival of deer disease

Oct. 7, 2018 10:46 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Deer biologists across northern New England are dusting off their plans for dealing with a fatal disease that has been spreading across North America for a half-century and was recently discovered again on a Canadian game farm. Chronic wasting disease has never been found in Vermont,...

Riding a wave: Surfer makes name with videos over contests

Oct. 5, 2018 3:16 AM EDT

The 29-year-old surfer from Hawaii doesn't participate in a lot of contests. Not really his thing. Matt Meola's a soulful sort of surfer who likes to fish , hunt , wants to design fishing lures using his hair and is raising a deer. That's right, a deer named Doe-nut . He's backed by sponsors and has a film crew...