On September 20, 1973, at the Houston Astrodome Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs played the historic “Battle of the Sexes”. Battle of the Sexes was nationally televised in prime time on the ABC network. Over 50 million viewers tuned in to the boob tube to watch Battle of the Sexes.
In 1973 Billie Jean King [...] [...more]
Jerry Buss majored in chemistry, but he was definitely not a nerd. After investing in a few properties and divorcing his wife, he bought the LA Strings of World Team Tennis. The LA Strings didn’t attain the success of the LA Lakers and eventually the team flopped. While searching for another sports team, Buss became [...] [...more]