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Clinton-Trump debate had echo of “Battle of the Sexes”

The Clinton-Trump debate Monday evening reminded me of the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. In both events, a central question was this: Can a woman beat a man in a pressure-filled contest in … Continue reading

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Be cautious with medical innovations

I saw Billie Jean King on television last night touting a new knee-replacement product. The tennis great had both of her knees replaced last year. She’s back playing tennis and “I feel like I’m 20 again.” In February, she signed on … Continue reading

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