FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2011, file photo, Jesse Williams of the United States celebrates after his gold-medal winning attempt in the men's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2011, file photo, Jesse Williams of the United States celebrates after his gold-medal winning attempt in the men's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea. Williams was honored Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, as a recipient of the Jesse Owens Award, which recognizes the top male and female US track and field athlete of the year, along with sprinter Carmelita Jeter. Williams is the first high jumper to win the award, which was established in 1981. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kevin Frayer, File
Tue, Nov 8, 2011 5:17 PM EST