Venus Williams and Equal Pay for Women at Wimbledon

Tennis is unique to many of the other major sports in the world because it offers fans a chance to watch an individual athlete perform at the peak of their sport in a 1 on 1 fashion. The game is fast, powerful, and very intriguing to watch, especially in person.  Rather than feeling connected to … More Venus Williams and Equal Pay for Women at Wimbledon

Billie Jean King and “The Battle of the Sexes”

With the passing of Title IX of the education amendments of 1972, a whole new world of women’s sports was opened up that hadn’t previously been there.  Title IX required schools to put money into women’s sports equal with the money that was spent on men’s sports.  This opened up many opportunities for women to … More Billie Jean King and “The Battle of the Sexes”