BC-Sports Showcase Digest,ADVISORY
Sep. 04, 2018
A look ahead to top enterprise and feature stories planned globally by AP Sports. New digests will go out each Thursday and Monday and will be repeated on other weekdays. Please note that story plans may change depending on news and other issues.
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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5
FBN--PACKERS-WILLIAMS IN THE RING
GREEN BAY, Wis. — If he had to do it all over again while growing up, Tramon Williams might have traded in his football cleats for boxing gloves. For now, the Green Bay Packers' veteran cornerback will settle on working boxing into his offseason routine. The 35-year-old Williams says the workouts help him stay in shape and keep his stamina up so he can hit the ground running in training camp. "I feel like I missed my calling, you know what I'm saying?" he said with a laugh. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 3 a.m. Friday.
THURSDAY, Sept. 6
OLY--MEDAL AND TORCH COLLECTION
Olympic collector Gordy Crawford has donated the world's most thorough collection of Olympic medals and torches to the US Olympic Committee, where the best of the best will go on display at an Olympic museum being built in Colorado Springs. Among Crawford's biggest finds are a 1932 gold medal from the Lake Placid Winter Games and one of only 21 torches produced for the 1952 Helsinki Games. By Eddie Pells. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos by 3 a.m. Thursday.
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