Jessie Owens

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith held an advance screening of the new Jessie Owen’s film entitled “Race.” The screening, held at Valley View’s Cinemark, was scheduled to include more than 80 teenagers from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland. The students sat in a private theater, with Smith and his family, as they […]

  An Olympic gold medal won byJesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction. SCP Auctions says an anonymous bidder paid $1,466,574, the highest price for a piece of Olympic memorabilia. The online auction ended Sunday. Owens won gold in the 100- and 200-meters, 400 relay […]