FLUSHING MEADOWS, Queens (PIX11) – She’s got 39 Grand Slam titles in tennis, a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and a song that was written for her by Elton John. 562 more words
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The U.S. Open is underway, with secondary market ticket prices the highest they’ve been in at least four years. While the defending men’s champion, Rafael Nadal, withdrew due to injury before the tournament started, there are still enough stars on both the men’s and women’s side to keep demand high. 498 more words
Editorial By: Trip Albagdadi
It’s been over 40 years since the notorious tennis “Battle of the Sexes” match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Bobby Riggs caused quite a stir commenting before the match that “the best way to handle women was to keep them barefoot and pregnant.” He did an excellent job of promoting the event with a constant stream of inflammatory comments. 645 more words
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Rare sports memorabilia is being auctioned for a good cause.
The items are being auctioned the by the Helms Athletic Foundation and many date back as far as the 1927 World Series. 133 more words