Quote of the Day

"I can compete -- but I don't want to just compete, I want to do far better than that."
-- Serena Williams, announcing that she was withdrawing from the Australian Open. (BBC, 1/5)
Saturday January 6, 2018 Vol. 6 — No. 143 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Closing The Deal

    Footballer Philippe Coutinho is expected to finalize his £142M ($192.5M) move to Barcelona after Liverpool "finally agreed an extraordinary deal" to sell the Brazilian int'l, according to Jason Burt of the London TELEGRAPH. The fee is the biggest ever received by a British club -- as well as the biggest ever paid by a Spanish one -- and is the third-highest ever in the world.

  • New Frontier

    Google hopes Chushou investment will help open Chinese market.

  • The Big One

    Formula E poised to name Swiss outfit ABB as title sponsor.

  • Waiting Game

    Swansea City owners put talks over piece of supporters' shares on hold.

  • Catching A Ride

    Brasileiro side Atlético Mineiro signs new deal with Uber.

  • Closing In

    Amazon "very likely" to bid for EPL rights, analyst says.

  • Social Awareness

    F1 delivers fastest growth on social media of any sports brand in '17.

  • Hitting Hurdles

    Chelsea's move to new stadium pushed back a year to '24.

  • Too Soon

    Serena Williams pulls out of Australian Open, says she needs "more time."

  • Cutting Back

    Man City's Kompany calls for lower ticket prices for Premier League.

  • Change Of Heart

    North Korean official says country "likely to participate" in Games.

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