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SPORTS
December 7, 2013 | By Dan Loumena
Video: Highlights: Hunt vs. Silva When heavyweights Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Mark Hunt battled to a majority draw during a UFC bout in Australia on Saturday night, one thing was certain, the fans got their money's worth and possibly witnessed one of the greated mixed martial arts bouts in history. As you can hear in the video highlights above, analysts didn't think the two hard-hitting fighters would last five rounds, but they did. Five bloody, brawling rounds of action that left the UFC Fight Night crowd at Brisbane Entertainment Center torn as to who won the fight.
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ENTERTAINMENT
December 6, 2009 | By Nick Owchar
Angels, demons and Bigfoot. Sounds like a Dan Brown novel set in the Pacific Northwest. Or else it refers to the subjects of some of the year's best books on myth and legend. It's been a good year for lore, but then again, any year is. People never exhaust their desire to believe in worlds beyond their immediate experience. What Hamlet scolded Horatio about -- that "There are more things in Heaven and Earth . . . Than are dreamt of in your philosophy" -- is a conviction plenty share even when critics say intimations of the divine are just the result of the brain's wiring.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 5, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
OK, enough with the grainy footage, the first-person accounts and questionable evidence. Spike TV is looking to get to the bottom of this whole Bigfoot mystery once and for all with its next reality competition series, "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty. " Not surprisingly, the series, which premieres Jan. 10, hasn't attracted a whole lot of what you would call studious, academic types. Instead, you get a whole lot of angry, sexist rednecks yelling at each other in the woods. What better way to attract a notoriously camera-shy, quite probably mythical creature, than to have a bunch of people arguing in the woods?
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2012 | By Ed Stockly
"The Partridge Family's" Danny Bonaduce and "The Brady Bunch's" Barry Williams star as long-time rivals in "Bigfoot," a new big-budget TV thriller premiering Saturday on Syfy. As bad as that might sound, in reality it's worse. SPOILER ALERT! What follows reveals numerous plot points and the fates of several characters. Think of these as mercy spoilers - if you read this, you can skip watching. But if you really want to see "Bigfoot," you should stop reading now! Remember cute little Danny Partridge?
NATIONAL
August 28, 2012 | By Rene Lynch
A Montana man who was apparently trying to trigger a Bigfoot sighting by dressing up in a costume and darting out onto a dark stretch of highway was struck and killed by two passing cars, officials said. Randy Lee Tenley, 44, of Kalispell, Mont., was apparently wearing a Ghillie suit at the time. That's a camouflage outfit -- sometimes used by military snipers or hunters -- designed to resemble dense, thick foliage. "What we know so far is that we had a couple of guys out, allegedly trying to prompt a sighting of Bigfoot," Montana Highway Patrol Lt. Col. Butch Huseby told the Los Angeles Times.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 2, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Authorities on the East Coast are searching for Bigfoot. No, really. Vermont State Police are hunting for a Sasquatch sculpture reportedly swiped from a Westford couple's driveway over the weekend. The couple purchased the 8-pound, 15-inch-tall Yeti from a SkyMall magazine. Police say the statue is valued at around $100, the Associated Press reported, and the owners would be satisfied if it was simply returned to their front lawn. In addition to police efforts, the couple is using community network Front Porch Forum to search for the sculpture.
NATIONAL
October 3, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
Here's more proof that Bigfoot is really, really, truly real: There are new videos! But if the morning-news anchors at WTKR in Norfolk, Va., are any guide, the new evidence may not be winning over skeptics that huge, furry, bipedal demihumans have been stalking around North America, perpetually evading capture and general scientific credibility for decades. "Sweet baby Jesus in the manger, I didn't think I was going to make it," said anchor Jessica Larche , after struggling to give straight narration over fuzzy night-vision clips purporting to show a Bigfoot walking around in the distance and closer-up shots of a partially obscured creature sleeping or appearing to look at the camera.
SPORTS
December 7, 2013 | By Dan Loumena
Video: Highlights: Hunt vs. Silva When heavyweights Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Mark Hunt battled to a majority draw during a UFC bout in Australia on Saturday night, one thing was certain, the fans got their money's worth and possibly witnessed one of the greated mixed martial arts bouts in history. As you can hear in the video highlights above, analysts didn't think the two hard-hitting fighters would last five rounds, but they did. Five bloody, brawling rounds of action that left the UFC Fight Night crowd at Brisbane Entertainment Center torn as to who won the fight.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 2012 | By Jonathan Landreth
BEIJING - Unlike Japan, where Godzilla destroyed countless Tokyo landmarks, or South Korea, where celluloid sea beasts slink around the riverbanks into Seoul, China has no creature-feature tradition because film regulators historically have shunned superstition on the silver screen. But a new film, "Bigfoot," aims to take a swipe at China's long-standing monster movie ban. The Hollywood co-production of a local legend will begin shooting in a central China nature reserve in October with help from a special-effects master who worked on "Gremlins.
NEWS
October 17, 2013 | By Paul Whitefield
So the yeti is a teddy? The abominable snowman is just a bear? What's next: Bigfoot is a big bobcat? Sasquatch is just a guy dressed in a gorilla suit? On Thursday, news broke that British researcher Bryan Sykes, a human geneticist at Oxford, had analyzed hairs from two alleged yetis , sequenced their DNA and found a 100% match: a DNA sample from the jaw of an ancient polar bear. A bear? Really? Scientists might find that thrilling, but for those of us who dream of messing with Sasquatch ( sorry, Jack Link's!
NATIONAL
October 3, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
Here's more proof that Bigfoot is really, really, truly real: There are new videos! But if the morning-news anchors at WTKR in Norfolk, Va., are any guide, the new evidence may not be winning over skeptics that huge, furry, bipedal demihumans have been stalking around North America, perpetually evading capture and general scientific credibility for decades. "Sweet baby Jesus in the manger, I didn't think I was going to make it," said anchor Jessica Larche , after struggling to give straight narration over fuzzy night-vision clips purporting to show a Bigfoot walking around in the distance and closer-up shots of a partially obscured creature sleeping or appearing to look at the camera.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 30, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Last year, Animal Planet aired the "docufiction" special "Mermaids: The Body Found" and grabbed the cable channel's strongest ratings since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006. So it's no surprise that last weekend, they returned to the ocean for "Mermaids: The New Evidence. " What is surprising is that this follow-up special netted Animal Planet's largest audience ever. About 3.6 million viewers tuned in to watch the special, which claimed to have never-before-seen footage taken of the mermaids in the Greenland Sea. Both "Mermaids" specials were hoaxes, designed to look like real documentaries.
SPORTS
May 25, 2013 | By Lance Pugmire
Cain Velasquez is going to give this idea of successfully defending a title another crack. In December, he regained his throne as Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion. On Saturday night, Velasquez (11-1) will enter the UFC octagon at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to defend his title against Brazilian Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva (18-4). The champion is striving to hold the belt longer than he did last time. Velasquez, first won the heavyweight title by stopping Brock Lesnar in 2010.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 2, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Authorities on the East Coast are searching for Bigfoot. No, really. Vermont State Police are hunting for a Sasquatch sculpture reportedly swiped from a Westford couple's driveway over the weekend. The couple purchased the 8-pound, 15-inch-tall Yeti from a SkyMall magazine. Police say the statue is valued at around $100, the Associated Press reported, and the owners would be satisfied if it was simply returned to their front lawn. In addition to police efforts, the couple is using community network Front Porch Forum to search for the sculpture.
SPORTS
February 3, 2013 | By Lance Pugmire
LAS VEGAS -- Jose Aldo's speed outdid Frankie Edgar's inherent toughness Saturday as the Brazilian retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight belt with a unanimous-decision victory. Aldo (22-1) leg-kicked Edgar to the canvas in the second round and routinely landed the cleaner punches by smartly positioning himself to avoid Edgar's fiercest pressure. The judges awarded Aldo victory by scores of 49-46, 49-46 and 48-47. Edgar (14-4-1), who lost two narrow decisions in both losing and failing to regain his UFC lightweight belt against Benson Henderson last year, was left with a bloody nose and swollen left eye this time while Aldo emerged nearly unmarked.
NATIONAL
August 20, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Turns out Bigfoot was just a rubber gorilla suit. Two researchers on a quest to prove the existence of Bigfoot say the carcass encased in a block of ice was thawed and found to be a fraud. Steve Kulls, executive director of squatchdetective.com and host of Squatchdetective Radio, announced the findings on a Website run by Bigfoot researcher Tom Biscardi. Matt Whitton, an officer on medical leave from the Clayton County, Ga., Police Department, and Rick Dyer, a former corrections officer, had said they found the carcass in the Georgia woods.
NATIONAL
October 16, 2005 | From Associated Press
Next to a lifelike replica of a giant ape head, the believers milled around tables Saturday covered with casts of large footprints, books about nature's mysteries and T-shirts proclaiming "Bigfoot: Often Imitated, Never Invalidated." While they can have a sense of humor about it, the search for the legendary sasquatch is no joke for many of the nearly 400 people who came here to discuss the latest sightings and tracking techniques at the Texas Bigfoot Conference.
SCIENCE
November 27, 2012 | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
A Texas veterinarian-researcher claims to have shown that the elusive creature known as Bigfootor Sasquatch is a human hybrid, descended from human females who mated with males of “an unknown hominin species.”  In a statement released on Saturday, Melba S. Ketchum said that her conclusions emerged after she sequenced samples of purported Sasquatch DNA. Mitochondrial DNA in the samples, which offspring inherit from their mothers, was identical...
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 2012 | By Mark Olsen
"How cool would it be if we made a movie that looked like recovered footage from some kind of expedition gone wrong? Nobody's seen that before!" Only that sort of willful ignorance could have inspired "Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes. " There's simply no other explanation as to how filmmakers could seem so blissfully unaware of the entire cycle/glut of films that present themselves as "found footage. " "Bigfoot" wanders straight into every tired trope and trap of the conceit. By the time a character actually says, "No matter what happens, don't stop filming" the movie has long-since toppled over into some kind of mad self-parody, lost in its own hall of mirrors of awfulness.
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