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Rare Sports Items Being Auctioned To Aid Youth Programs

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —  Rare sports memorabilia is being auctioned for a good cause.

The items are being auctioned the by the Helms Athletic Foundation and many date back as far as the 1927 World Series. 133 more words

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Kastles Stadium at the Wharf

The now-defunct 2013 site for Washington Kastles matches in D.C.  The Kastles achieved their 34th straight win on July 9th, 2013 before dropping their next game at home to the Springfield Lasers featuring Andy Roddick.

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Billie Jean is not my lover :o

By Amiran Kel Punj

Hopefully you’ll pardon the pun, but I couldn’t resist…so today’s post, as hinted at last week, is about lesbian tennis players after all. 666 more words

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Billie Jean King Holds Twitter Q&A, Wins at the Internet

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Ahead of the Philadelphia Freedoms’ Mylan World TeamTennis match against the Boston Lobsters on Friday night, Billie Jean King once again proved that there is truly no opponent she can’t conquer. 299 more words

Off Court Shenanigans

Canada's Bouchard plays Petra Kvitova in Wimbledon women's final

LONDON – Eugenie Bouchard is boldly going where no female tennis player from Canada has ever gone before.

The 20-year-old sensation from Westmount, Quebec, will face 24-year-old Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the women’s final at Wimbledon today. 89 more words

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Tennis legend Navratilova on coming out first

Knowing tennis champ Billie Jean King as we do (she’s a loyal attendee of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit), it was no surprise to see that she hit it off big-time with Jason Collins, who last year became the first male athlete while playing a major U.S. 219 more words

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