The ‘White Socks’ Scandal?

Did Bobby Riggs throw the “Battle of the Sexes” at the Mob’s insistance?

[Billie Jean] King beat Riggs, who was 55 at the time of the match, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. The win gave women’s tennis a huge boost in terms of respect and gender equality, but an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report says the whole match was fixed because Riggs owed mobsters more than $100,000 and threw the match to erase the debt.

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