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...

Supreme Court upholds health care law

...majority this time.Roberts said that to read the law the way challengers wanted - limiting tax credits to people who live in states...coverage if they don't have it through their jobs.In the challengers' view, the phrase "established by the state" demonstrated...

Serena Williams is focus of attention at Wimbledon

...the most difficult thing to do in tennis. But it's possible."There are others who could win Wimble don, of course, challengers such as 2004 champion Maria Sharapova, two-time winner Petra Kvitova or 2013 runner-up Sabine Lisicki.But as 18-time...

Parkinson's won't stop him, Isakson says

...has so far scared away opponents from any party, although the health development may spark newfound courage in would-be challengers.Isakson's neurologist, Dr. Thomas Holmes, prepared a signed statement for the news media that the senator's office...

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...

American Pharoah wins Triple Crown

...only horse to run in all three Triple Crown races. Going into the Belmont, American Pharoah had beaten all of his seven challengers before.And when the race known as "The Test of the Champion" came?He passed, with flying colors.

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...

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...

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...

Former star to lead Europe's fight against ex-ally Blatter

...and UEFA led efforts to oust Blatter from power, supporting challenger Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan in Friday's election...before the poll, leaving Prince Ali as the UEFA-backed challenger.Blatter's daughter, Corinne, weighed in to defend her...