• Fox needs Patriots' popularity to drive Super Bowl ratings
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Fox needs Patriots' popularity to drive Super Bowl ratings

    By Tim Baysinger NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fox will have to rely on the popularity of the New England Patriots as they face the less-celebrated Atlanta Falcons if it wants to draw a record U.S. television crowd for the Super Bowl. The 21st Century Fox unit is set to broadcast the 51st edition of the National

  • Double Olympic champion Adams turns professional
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Double Olympic champion Adams turns professional

    Double Olympic boxing gold medallist Nicola Adams turned professional on Monday, announcing a debut bout in Manchester on April 8 before a "Leeds homecoming" on May 13. "I think this was the time for me," the 34-year-old, who has signed with promoter Frank Warren, told broadcaster

  • The Latest: Monfils struggles with return of serve vs Nadal
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    The Latest: Monfils struggles with return of serve vs Nadal

    Rafael Nadal had issues with his inability to convert break points - just six of 17. Gael Monfils had bigger problems. The Frenchman said his inability to return Nadal's serve was the biggest reason for his 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 loss to Nadal in a fourth-round match.

  • China's Xi says Winter Games must have no 'grandiose' projects
    Reuters

    China's Xi says Winter Games must have no 'grandiose' projects

    Money must be spent properly for the 2022 Winter Olympics that China is to host and no "grandiose" projects must be allowed, President Xi Jinping said on Monday, as he toured sites for the Games. Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou won the right to host the Games in 2015. While Beijing