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Are smartphones holding back tennis’s next generation?

Are smartphones holding back tennis’s next generation?

As every parent knows, smartphones and screens can be a huge distraction for young children and teenagers. But is the age of the smartphone, and being online at all hours of the day, beginning to affect the tennis world? Some coaches think so. During last month’s Wimbledon, Dr. Mark Kovacs, an American performance physiologist and…MORE

Alibaba will reportedly delay its second listing in Hong Kong

Alibaba will reportedly delay its second listing in Hong Kong

Alibaba has delayed plans to list its stock in Hong Kong, according to Reuters. The Chinese tech company already trades publicly in New York, but was reported to have been considering a second listing that Reuters said could raise as much as $15 billion. The plan was to list in August, Reuters said. The news…MORE

Economy scares and ISIS resurgence cloud Trump’s 2020 pitch

Economy scares and ISIS resurgence cloud Trump’s 2020 pitch

A sudden cascade of events is challenging President Donald Trump’s boasts of an unprecedented American winning streak that is a critical component of his reelection salesmanship. Rising fears of a recession, layoffs in steel country and new evidence of the toll on US households of his tariff war are contradicting the President’s preferred political narrative.…MORE

Asian markets mixed as all eyes turn to the Fed

Asian markets mixed as all eyes turn to the Fed

Markets are entering a holding pattern. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday. Earlier they were mostly lower, taking a lead from declines overnight in the United States. In the absence of further developments on the US-China trade war, investors appear to be shifting their focus to what Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will have to say…MORE

Bernie Sanders jabs Trump over comments about Jewish loyalty

Bernie Sanders jabs Trump over comments about Jewish loyalty

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday jabbed at President Donald Trump after the President claimed that American Jews who vote for Democrats “(show) either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” “Let me say this to the President. I am a proud Jewish person. And I have no concerns about voting Democratic. And, in fact,…MORE

Trump postpones Denmark trip after Prime Minister refuses to discuss sale of Greenland

Trump postpones Denmark trip after Prime Minister refuses to discuss sale of Greenland

Less than two weeks before his scheduled trip to Denmark, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has postponed his visit to Copenhagen after the Danish Prime Minister disputed his interest in buying Greenland as “absurd.” “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that…MORE

Property owners in Denver neighborhood vote to keep its controversial name

Property owners in Denver neighborhood vote to keep its controversial name

Property owners in the well-known Denver neighborhood of Stapleton were asked to vote this summer on whether to change the name of their community named for a onetime member the Ku Klux Klan.. Activists argued it wrongly immortalized a racist mayor in office almost century ago. Others said the name was simply a throwback to…MORE

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