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'Faggot' remark draws apology

Dec. 15, 2003 at 3:02 PM   |   Comments

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The president of the Detroit Lions has reportedly apologized for a slur he used against a Kansas City Chiefs' player.

The Kansas City Star said Matt Millen apologized Monday for calling Kansas City Chiefs receiver Johnnie Morton a "faggot" after Morton rebuffed his efforts to congratulate him.

Kansas had just beaten Detroit, 45-17.

Millen apologized for his actions during a Monday news conference: "When I went to congratulate Johnnie, he just kept walking and then made a derogatory remark toward me, which really upset me. Unfortunately, I retaliated with a derogatory term toward Johnnie."

Topics: Matt Millen
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