Justin Gatlin ignores criticism at worlds

...round of his favorite race, the 200 meters.Justin Gatlin also cruised, doing nothing to diminish his role as Bolt's top challenger.Win or lose, Bolt will leave Beijing still hailed as his sport's fun-loving Superman. The chances of Gatlin getting...

Texas Red looks to pull upset against American Pharoah at Travers

Texas Red leads the challengers going up against American Pharoah in the Travers Stakes.

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...

Fiorina, Jindal tops in 5 p.m. GOP debate

...and a particularly hawkish one. He came across as creepy and awkward.If any Republican candidate can beat any Democratic challenger, the 5 p.m. debate revealed two: Fiorina and Jindal. (The writer is an assistant political science professor at Georgia...

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...

Trump lacking in polish

...with people in the private sector. At first he was interesting, for sure, because he spoke off the cuff, putting any challengers down before they had a chance to attack him. In other words, it's far better to do the punching than to be the one getting...

Troy Merritt shoots 67 to win Quicken Loans National by 3 shots

...than that, also knocking an 8-iron to 3 feet on the par-3 16th and making the putt.It helped that all the expected challengers faltered.Fowler, one shot back at the start, had three bogeys on the front nine.Lingmerth, who once shared the lead...

UFC star Ronda Rousey welcomes latest challenge

...before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.Rousey decided to fight Brazilian challenger Bethe Correia in a raucous arena at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night.Challenges don't scare Rousey. They're...

Who can beat Hillary?

...the best candidate.What makes this chase for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination quite different from the multi-challenger affair of 2012 is the presence of Donald Trump. Many, myself included, find "The Donald" abrasive and obnoxious. Yet...

My car is too unsophisticated to hack

...multinational company recalled some Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee SUVs, Chrysler 200 and 300 and Dodge Charger sedans, Dodge Challenger coupes, Ram pickups and Viper sports cars.Being recalled are the ones with 8.4-inch touchscreens on the dashboard...