Holly Holm stuns Ronda Rousey with 2nd-round UFC knockout

...the second round, pushing Holm around the ring until the challenger snapped a massive kick to the head that instantly dropped...lightning-quick combinations to Letourneau's head, while forcing the challenger to keep her distance with some effective kicks. Letourneau...

NBA East Preview: Can Cavs take next step?

It's become an annual tradition: LeBron James enters a season with tons of expectations on his shoulders, challengers coming at him from all sides, then somehow finds his way back to the NBA Finals.When James was in Miami for four years...

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...

NBA West preview: Warriors have plenty of challengers

Last season the Golden State Warriors were invigorated by a new head coach and ran circles around the rest of the NBA, culminating with the franchise's first title. Other West powers are looking to follow the same script this season.

The royal treatment

...unquestioned leader in the race is Hillary Clinton.Literally. As in, nobody is going to question her ? not even the four challengers who were supposed to be "debating" her Tuesday night.Her main rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, banished her e-mail...

SEC lacks the depth it's had in previous seasons

...make some postseason noise. Which one could be decided after they meet on Nov. 7.It remains to be seen if any other late challengers emerge.The only team that's legitimately been a pleasant surprise is No. 13 Florida, which lost for the first time...

Night at the Movies

new this weekTHE CHALLENGER (PG-13): A Bronx mechanic (Kent Moran) turns to boxing to avoid living on the streets. With Michael Clarke Duncan. Exchange...

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...

Amazon boosts holiday hiring, signaling shift in retail jobs

...expected to remain largely unchanged, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas."It used to be that the bulk of holiday...sales floor and behind the cash register, said CEO said John Challenger. "These extra workers would also help pick up the slack...

HOLIDAY HIRING: Retailers adding to staffs ahead of customer crush

...job market.The business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported that the job...stores and into the warehouses," said John Challenger, the chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas.Package delivery factors...