Bobby Riggs

Bobby Riggs comes off the court, defeated by Billie Jean King after a Battle of the Sexes challenge match held at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. (credit: AllsportUK/Allsport)

‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Resonates 40 Years Later

From Bobby Riggs and his chauvinistic crowing to the entrances worthy of the Roman Colosseum, the imagery was war. But Billie Jean King prefers to remember how the match “brought everybody together.”

09/20/2013