FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA is backing a 24-hour social media boycott by professional players in England in a protest against racial abuse and revealed plans for a new global campaign to eradicate discrimination in soccer.

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  • Written by By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer

Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg remembered as gentle giant


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Forrest Gregg was remembered Wednesday as a gentle giant who was as comfortable playing Barbie dolls with his daughter as he was playing football for Vince Lombardi.

  • Written by By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer