Merle Temple's novel filled with familiar political characters

...seat by fear and intimidation. Anyone who dares run against him receives threatening calls from him or his emissaries. The challenger is told, 'You're going to lose your job. Your boss has contracts with the state and those will stop, and we'll get...

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...

African federation promises unanimous support of Blatter

...Sepp."In front of Blatter's three challengers, Issa Hayatou, president of the Confederation...who is viewed as a possible future challenger to Hayatou, didn't stand for re-election...officials.Blatter's three presidential challengers didn't address CAF delegates like...

Crenshaw, Masters challengers impressed by Spieth

Jordan Spieth, the 21-year old ranked No. 4 in the world, is turning the Masters into his own little version of "Tombstone."


...each as Clemson (17-17, 8-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) pounded Boston College 15-6.? In Statesboro, Ga., Evan Challenger pitched seven scoreless innings and Hunter Thomas homered as Georgia Southern (20-15, 10-6) beat Texas Arlington 6-1...

Dine & Dish: Pay attention because the menu options have changed

...Vine and Frog Hollow (and was also a chef at the now-shuttered Taste in Hammonds Ferry). His new restaurant is a fine challenger to Cucina 503, with its fresh farm-to-table take on modern American cuisine ? and it's open for lunch, dinner and...

Five things to watch in today's third round

...lurking, seven shots back. And three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson is eight back -- and he's been known for his third-round theatrics before. A challenger will probably have to go low and post 65, 66 (if not lower).

Challengers hammer South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in last debate before election

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The two major challengers to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley used their final debate...business with loaded guns in the home," he said.Both challengers said they support the U.S. constitutional right to bear...

Gov. Haley, Democratic challenger crisscross South Carolina in final get-out-the-vote push

GREENWOOD, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, are traveling different parts of the state Saturday in a final get-out-the-vote push.An...

Tim Scott, challengers tackle issues in Senate debate

...lead over Democrat Joyce Dickerson and American Party candidate Jill Bossi and has raised millions of dollars more than his challengers.Despite the fundraising imbalance, Dickerson has said she feels people are hearing her message.Asked why he should benefit...