Billie Jean King: A leader driving gender equality in sports and in life
Philadelphia Business Journal
On April 26, I had the privilege of attending a reception hosted by Drexel University honoring tennis legend Billie Jean King, holder of numerous tennis titles and prestigious awards, receiver of many accolades, and a tireless inspirational champion of ...
Billie Jean King confesses in 1981 to having had an affair with Marilyn Barnett
New York Daily News
(Originally published by the Daily News on May 2, 1981. This story was written by Theo Wilson.) LOS ANGELES — In a dramatic public confession, Billie Jean King admitted yesterday that she had a love affair with the woman hair stylist who is suing her ...
Emma Stone Morphs Into Billie Jean King: Compare Her to the Real Tennis Star!
Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs smile during a news conference in New York to publicize their upcoming match at the Houston Astrodome, July 11, 1973. AP Photo. There are currently multiple films in development about the Battle of the Sexes tennis ...
Emma Stone channels Billie Jean King as she jogs on set of Battle Of The Sexes
Emma Stone channeled tennis champ Billie Jean King to perfection on Thursday on the set of the upcoming movie Battle Of The Sexes. The actress had her brown hair styled in King's signature pageboy-like cut and had on wire rimmed spectacles like the ...
Opportunities dwindling for Roger Federer, Serena Williams
Sure, we had Chris Evert and Jimmy Connors, and Andre Agassi and Graf. But Roger and Serena are even bigger, because their similarity is so different. Federer had played his way back into shape following his knee surgery with three strong performances ...
ESPN president John Skipper fires back at departing talent narrative
... Aaron Boone, Mack Brown, Marysol Castro, Lee Corso, Jay Crawford, Ian Darke, Mike Ditka, Elle Duncan, Neil Everett, Chris Evert,Kate Fagan, Mary Joe Fernandez, Matt Hasselbeck, Raul Ibanez, Bomani Jones, Danny Kanell, Michael Kay, Tim Kurkjian, ...
Als Chris Evert Martina Navratilova „die Brille“ verpasste
Das Finale der Amelia Island Championships am 26. April 1981 ist jedoch alles andere als spannend: Chris Evert braucht nur 54 Minuten, um Navratilova, zu diesem Zeitpunkt bereits zweifache Wimbledon-Siegerin, mit 6:0, 6:0 vom grünen Clay zu fegen.
Roger Federer's defeats still painful to watch, Rafael Nadal gaining back lost confidence – Chris Evert
Chris Evert revealed that she's still getting sad everytime Roger Federer loses a match. The American Tennis legend and self-proclaimed Federer fan showed her love to the Swiss no.1 on Twitter following his lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the ...