Women’s tennis stood up for Peng Shuai – and delivered a financial hit that didn’t pan out

Two scenes in the past three months have captured the possibilities and pitfalls facing the WTA. Serena Williams’ surprising arrival in the third round of the US Open in September – then In a sign that she was preparing to leave tennis– Show women’s tennis star power. The broadcast was the highest-grossing singles tennis match … Read more

Greatness spanned a generation during the era of Roger Federer and the ‘Big Three’

The ‘Big Three’ era in men’s tennis ended last week farewell function On the Instagram account of Roger Federer. To tell you how long he’s been around, Federer had 16 headlines by the time Instagram was invented. The Swiss master’s exit portends a period of dominance unlike anything tennis has ever seen – a period … Read more

The luxury home market is experiencing its biggest decline in a decade. “It’s like cockroaches.”

When Nancy Lam upgraded in January to a home closer to her child’s school in the San Francisco Bay Area, she thought she had plenty of time to list her old home, a modern five-bedroom home in the coveted suburb of Lafayette. After all, the pandemic has sent the luxury housing market up a notch, … Read more

Robert Sarver says he will look for buyers for the Phoenix Suns and Mercury after the NBA probe

Robert Sarver, owner of the Phoenix Suns and owner of Mercury, said Wednesday that he will begin the process of finding buyers for basketball teams, after An investigation into his behavior in his workplace The league paid a one-year suspension and a $10 million fine. An NBA investigation found Sarver said racial insults “when telling … Read more

Apple and Amazon twice over the rights to LIV Golf Media

LIV Golf has attracted some of the world’s most famous golfers to join the innovative golf league, but it’s having even more difficulty finding a major US media partner to broadcast its tournaments. Amazon. AMZN -2.08% com Inc. And the apple a company AAPL -2.26% People familiar with the matter said both have transferred media … Read more