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Today in sports history

...touchdowns in a 23-20 win over the Buffalo Bills.1971 - Stan Smith wins the U.S. Open title over Jan Khodes and Billie Jean King beats Rosemary Casals for the women's title. It's the first time in 16 years both titles were won by U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-15/today-sports-history
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Today in Sports History

...1968 - Virginia Wade wins the U.S. Open, upsetting Billie Jean King, 6-4, 6-4.1969 - Australia Rod Laver wins the...5-7, 6-2 victory over Evonne Goolagong.1974 - Billie Jean King wins her fourth U.S. Open with a three-set triumph...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-08
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Today in Sports History

...defeating Dorothy Andrus and Sylvia Henrotin 6-3, 6-3.1973 - In the first all-U.S. women's Wimbledon final, Billie Jean King beats Chris Evert, 6-0, 7-5.1974 - In Munich, West Germany beats the Netherlands 2-1 to win soccer's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-07/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...the All England Lawn Tennis Club by beating Darlene Hard 6-3, 6-2 in the women's singles title match.1968 - Billie Jean King wins her third consecutive women's singles title at Wimbledon by beating Australia's Judy Tegart 9-7, 7-5...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-06/today-sports-history
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Today in Sports History

...All-Star game at Detroit's Briggs Stadium.1967 - Billie Jean King sweeps three titles at Wimbledon. King beats Ann Hayden...1973 in Houston for the Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.2011 - Ohio State vacates its wins...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-08/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...Helen Wills Moody wins her eighth and final singles title at Wimbledon, defeating Helen Jacobs 6-4, 6-0.1966 - Billie Jean King wins the first of her six singles titles at Wimbledon, beating Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.1967...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-02/today-sports-history
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First woman becomes NBA coach

...Hammon for eight years. "This one is unique. She's ready for it, she'll do a great job."Even tennis great Billie Jean King weighed in on the hire, congratulating the Spurs for acquiring "a key person based on their qualifications and not...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/first-woman-becomes-nba-coach
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Today In Sports History

...in 1973.1994 - Martina Navratilova sets a Wimbledon record, playing her 266th career match. Navratilova passes Billie Jean King's record of 265 when she and Manon Bollegraf beat Ingelisa Driehuis and Maja Muric 6-4, 6-2 in a doubles quarterfinal...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-29/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...of the ninth to give the New York Giants a dramatic 5-4 playoff victory and the National League pennant.1971 - Billie Jean King wins the Virginia Slims-Thunderbird tournament in Phoenix to become the first women tennis player to win $100...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-03/today-sports-history
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USA LGBT

...So we send in the "A" team? (The LGBT team, if you will).Brian Boitano, Callie Cahow and Billie Jean King got the nod.Billie Jean King??????This is the Winter Olympics. Boitano and Cahow kicked butt as winter athletes.King is...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-06/usa-lgbt
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