In a story Sept. 13 about the University of Wyoming honoring black athletes kicked off the football team, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wyoming won the Sugar Bowl the year before the 1969 season. Wyoming lost the Sugar Bowl after the 1967 season in a game played on Jan. 1, 1968.

A corrected version of the story is below:

University of Wyoming marks 1969 ouster of black players

The University of Wyoming is welcoming back eight black football players after a racist episode 50 years ago led to their being dismissed from the team

By MEAD GRUVER

Associated Press

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them

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