Owens

In this Nov. 19, 2013 photo, Dan Imler of SCP Auctions shows Jessie Owens gold medal from the 1936 Olympics at the SCP Auctions in Laguna Nigel, Calif. One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games is set to go on the auction block. (AP Photo/Raquel Dillon)

Owens’ Olympic gold medal sells for record $1.4M

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction. SCP Auctions said Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner […]

12/08/2013

Aug. 14, 1936, Jesse Owens competes in one of the heats of the 200-meter run at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. (AP Photo/File)

Jesse Owens’ Olympic medal up for auction

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Amid the jerseys and baseball bats held in a secure room at SCP Auctions, there’s a piece of sports memorabilia that speaks to much more than athletic prowess: an Olympic […]

12/02/2013

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A reboot for the National Geographic Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a longtime reader of the magazine, who perhaps recalls the times he leafed through its glossy pages while perched on grandpa’s knee.

04/17/2013