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American Pharoah likely to face nine challengers at Belmont Stakes in Triple Crown bid

...and Preakness winner American Pharoah figures to have nine challengers when he runs in the Belmont Stakes next week, trying to become...Pharoah has never run at Belmont, and neither have most of his challengers. However, six of them train there."Weird things happen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-28/american-pharoah-lik
Brandt Snedeker | The Masters

...was in Sunday?s final pairing of the 2008 Masters Tournament, Brandt Snedeker has been in a large group of potential challengers for the green jacket. This year, he?s one of the favorites. ... 2011 champ Charl Schwartzel returns to Augusta with...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Brandt_Snedeker.shtml
Protester gets off Shell ship with Coast Guard's help

...requested help getting down from the Arctic Challenger in Bellingham Bay about 4:30 a.m...Coast Guard said it obliged.The Arctic Challenger is part of a fleet Royal Dutch Shell expects...D'Angelo suspended herself from the Arctic Challenger's anchor chain Friday night, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/protester-gets-shell-ship-
Woman protesting drilling leaves Shell ship in Washington harbor after hanging on since Friday

...requested assistance getting down from her perch on the Arctic Challenger in the Bellingham harbor around 9:30 a.m. Monday, the...enforcement for de-escalating the incident.The Arctic Challenger is a converted barge designed to launch containment equipment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-25/woman-protesting-drilling-
Navy divers to explore sunken Savannah River boat

...That includes the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, TWA Flight 800, Swiss Air Flight 111, as well as the space shuttles Challenger and Columbia. Divers from the Virginia Beach-based Mobile Diving Salvage Unit 2 also provided damage assessments and repairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/navy-divers-explore-sunken-s
Navy divers to help raise confederate warship artifacts

...These include the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, TWA Flight 800, Swiss Air Flight 111, as well as the space shuttles Challenger and Columbia.Divers from the Virginia Beach-based Mobile Diving Salvage Unit 2 also provided damage assessments and repairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/navy-divers-help-raise-confederate-
"Canelo" Alvarez, James Kirkland promise action in bout

...HBO audience will watch the Mexican champion and his Texan challenger."The fans want to go see action, and these are the kind...featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr., former Pacquiao challenger Joshua Clottey and 7-foot Chinese heavyweight Taishan Dong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-08/canelo-alvarez-james
Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer, Danica Patrick complete field for Sprint All-Star race

...lead.Once Bowyer was out in front, though, no one could catch him as the clean air for the leader proved too much for any challenger to overcome.Patrick won the fan vote for the second time in three years. She was upset last year in voting by Josh Wise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-15/greg-biffle-clint-bowyer-d
Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

...All-Star race concludes with a 10-lap sprint to the finish and it's proven time and again to not be enough laps for a challenger to mount a formidable attempt at the win."The final 10 laps, you've got to be on the front row," Hamlin said. "Aero...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-17/denny-hamlin-benefits-clea
Golf's new guard: Fowler's win bolsters PGA Tour's future

...as a clear No. 1 with two majors and two World Golf Championships in the past 10 months. Spieth was mentioned as the top challenger with his wire-to-wire Masters victory, which completed a stretch of four tournaments in which he won twice and was runner-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-11/golfs-new-guard-fowlers-win-