Los Angeles is one of 22 cities or regions that have applied for admission to Major League Soccer (MLS), the United States' proposed new professional league scheduled to begin play next spring. . . . Dave Albritton, 81, an Ohio State teammate of Jesse Owens and silver medalist in the high jump at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, was buried at Dayton, Ohio.
Former San Francisco 49er Pro Bowl receiver Gene Washington will become director of football development for the NFL.