Jesse Owens


  1. Florida drops 1-0 overtime decision at Ohio State

    Florida Athletics

    The University of Florida soccer team finishes the opening weekend with a 1-0 overtime loss at Ohio State Sunday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2015
  2. Barcelona defeat Juventus in Champions League final

    Gabriele Marcotti

    BERLIN -- Sometimes, it all comes together. In the stadium where Jesse Owens broke records and Zinedine Zidane butted heads, the best club team in the...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2015
  3. Hey FIBA, let Qatar women play

    Johnette Howard,

    Muslim women have enough impediments to competing. FIBA needs to stop throwing an unnecessary roadblock, such as banning Muslim headscarves, in their way.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  4. Jesse Owens gold medal from 1936 Olympics sells for $1.47 million

    Darren Rovell,

    A gold medal awarded to Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin sold for $1,466,574 early Sunday morning, the highest price ever paid for a piece of Olympic memorabilia.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2013
  5. Jesse Owens Olympic medal auction 'difficult' to accept, IOC president Thomas Bach says

    Associated Press

    It is "difficult" for IOC President Thomas Bach to accept that a gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics will go on auction and possibly be bought by a private collector.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013