On September 20, 1973, 50 million Americans watched Bobby Riggs lose to Billie Jean King in a tennis match dubbed “The Battle of the Sexes.” This spring, a man named Hal Shaw came forward with a secret he’d held for 40 years: Riggs, in debt to the mafia, had lost on purpose.
Sunday, August 25
A 22,000-word profile of the Yahoo CEO.
Saturday, August 24
A visit to Tokyo’s first co-sleeping cafe, where one can pay a set fee to sleep next to a woman in 20 minute increments, though spooning, being patted on the head, and a change of pajamas are extra.
Friday, August 23
A case of mistaken identity and the incarceration of an innocent man.
Renting in one of the most expensive American cities.
Thursday, August 22
How volunteer firefighters responded to a lethal West, Texas explosion.
On the troubled, legendary Deschutes River fly-fishing guide.