Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tag: Jesse Owens

Serena Williams Is Named Sports Illustrated’s 2015...

Tennis giant Serena Williams has been named Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year. The honor could not have been given to a more...

‘Race’ Becomes the First Jesse Owens Biopic...

Nothing arouses rivalry in Hollywood like similarity. In this case, three biopics on Jesse Owens are in competition.  While a legit argument can be...

Anthony Mackie’s Dream Project on Jesse Owens...

After spending the early years of his career building equity with quality turns in smaller films, Anthony Mackie has been able to cash in...

LeBron James Named AP’s 2013 Male Athlete...

LeBron James was named the Male Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press, another mark in the Miami Heat player's career that continues...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

Jockeys: The First African-American Professional Athletes

Think of the greatest American sports stars of all time and names like Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams will likely spring to...