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  1. Once in Love With Amy: How David Fincher Changed ‘Gone Girl...

    Teo Bugbee

    From the moment it hit bookstands in 2012, Gone Girl was pegged as a 21st century battle of the sexes, its protagonists Nick and Amy locked in a murderous duet, fighting for control of their marriage. There's still a battle at the...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  2. espnW -- Sports personalities recall where they were for 'Battle ...

    From Chris Evert to Delia Ephron to Bud Collins, here are first-person accounts of "where they were" during the historic "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  3. Outside the Lines story causes some to view Battle of Sexes match...

    Don Van Natta Jr. and William Weinbaum

    Nearly a dozen people came forward with personal stories after ESPN's "Outside the Lines" aired and published "The Match Maker," on Aug. 25. Most say they had their own reasons to believe that Riggs had thrown the iconic "Battle of the Sexes" match.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  4. The Match Maker


    Bobby Riggs, The Mafia and The Battle of the Sexes

    Eticket | Conversation | August 25, 2013
  5. Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs

    Battle of the Sexes

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  6. 2013 Wimbledon -- Andy Murray says he'd be up for a match vs. Ser...

    Andy Murray says he would fancy a match against 16-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  7. 40th anniversary of "Battle of the Sexes"

    Pete Newmann, ESPN Stats & Info

    Focus on Sport/Getty Images The first "Battle of the Sexes" set up opportunities for other significant women-versus-men competitions, such as Billie Jean King's defeat of Bobby Riggs in 1973. On May 13, 1973 (Mother's Day), 55-year-old Bobby Rigg...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  8. Bob Ehalt: Boys eye Horse of the Year

    Bob Ehalt

    If you tend to root for the guys in the Thoroughbred racing's battle of the sexes, then you finally have a reason to cheer.

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  9. Mixed-gender World Cup swim relays to debut

    The battle of the sexes has hit the pool.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  10. Yearbook, Sept. 20: Battle of the Sexes

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 20, 1973: A woman couldn't beat a man in tennis, could she? Nowadays we know the answer to be an obvious "yes." But this day 39 years back? Some needed Billie Jean King to beat Bobby Riggs on national TV in order to think that way. So she d...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  11. Title IX -- Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs match a resounding victo...

    Neil Amdur

    Billie Jean King's rout of Bobby Riggs in 1973's "Battle of the Sexes" scored a victory for women's sports that reverberates today.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  12. Drosselmeyer pulls away late, wins Breeders' Cup Classic

    Drosselmeyer, a 14-1 long shot, roared down the middle of the track and caught Game On Dude in the closing strides to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2011
  13. Sept. 20, 1973: Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in the Battl...


    Sept. 20, 1973: Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes....

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  14. This Day in Sports History: Margaret Court, 1973


    May 13, 1973: Margaret Court falls to Bobby Riggs in the 1st Battle of the Sexes....

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  15. This Day In Sports: Billie Jean Reigns Supreme In Battle Of The ...

    AP Photo "Yes, Bobby. I can feel that, for sure. That's 100 percent defeat right there." September 20, 1973: In a pivotal era for women's sports, Billie Jean King dismantled Bobby Riggs in perhaps the most famous exhibition match in tennis histor...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  16. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    Rich Arden/ESPN LeBron James Decides on Heat LeBron James ended the speculation and uncertainty Thursday, announcing he will 'take his talents to South Beach'. LeBron made his announcement one day after fellow All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh...

    Blog | July 09, 2010