tennis http://wlrn.org en Did A Florida Mob Boss Rig The 1973 'Battle Of The Sexes' Tennis Match? http://wlrn.org/post/did-florida-mob-boss-rig-1973-battle-sexes-tennis-match <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 1973 tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King, dubbed "The Battle of the Sexes," is an iconic moment in sports history.&nbsp; King beat Riggs at the height of the feminist movement, proving that women could beat men in a test of physical ability, at a time when women could not even obtain a credit card without a man’s signature.&nbsp;</span></p><p>For years, though, speculation has been that Riggs threw the match. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:05:23 +0000 Elaine Chen 20342 at http://wlrn.org Did A Florida Mob Boss Rig The 1973 'Battle Of The Sexes' Tennis Match?