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...her fourth straight singles title at Wimbledon.1939 - Bobby Riggs beats Elwood Cooke in five sets to win the men's singles...the Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.2011 - Ohio State vacates its wins from the 2010 football...

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

...finished 19½ games ahead of the Detroit Tigers for the largest margin in team history.1940 - Donald McNeil beats Bobby Riggs after losing the first two sets to capture the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association title. Alice Marble wins her third straight...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-09/today-sports-history
Sports
Today In Sports History

...1939 - Australia beats the United States to win the Davis Cup. Adrian Quist and John Bromwich post victories over Bobby Riggs and Frank Parker.1943 - Joseph Hunt wins the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships with...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-05/today-sports-history
Sports
Today In Sports History

...hit a ball to the wall for a double, but was called out for missing first base, preserving the no-hitter.1941 - Bobby Riggs beats Frank Kovacs in four sets to win the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Sarah...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-06/today-sports-history
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Outside editorial: A noble filly beats the boys

...in 1975. So, in the battle-of-the-sexes zeitgeist that infused the 1970s - Billie Jean King had just beaten Bobby Riggs in tennis two years earlier - a boy-girl match race at Belmont Park was set. Ruffian was pitted against that year's...

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This Day in History

...was later admitted.) In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. In 1997, President Bill Clinton's attorneys...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092007/sta_20070920009.shtml
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Chicks with Sticks are ready to face the Geezers in Breezers

...Hebert were helping coach the Culture Club program when the game was proposed. He said the game is developing into a Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King battle of the sexes, with each gender's pride on the line, but it's all in good fun. "I think...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111904/spo_20041119029.shtml
Sports
This Day in History

...was later admitted). In 1973, in their so-called "battle of the sexes," tennis star Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, at the Houston Astrodome. In 1973, singer-songwriter Jim Croce died in...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...I am embarrassed to remember, the great heart-stopping match was between Billie Jean King and the broken-down Bobby Riggs in the ``Battle of the Sexes.'' Back then, we supported Title IX in the belief that ``if we build it they will...

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Soccer women are pride of the nation

...I am embarrassed to remember, the great heart-stopping match was between Billie Jean King and the broken-down Bobby Riggs in the ``Battle of the Sexes.'' Back then, we supported Title IX in the belief that ``if we build it they will...

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