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Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, Title IX and College Tennis

All over the Web today you're seeing a number of tributes to Billy Jean King's defeat of Bobby Riggs in a tennis challenge match on September 20, 1973. For the most part, the one thing that these articles all have in common are references to Title IX. Here's one example: Nonetheless, it is worth remembering for where it stands in history. The battle ... More