Yuba City high school football players apologize for participating in slave auction
A California high school football team was forced to forfeit the remainder of its season after a video showed several players staging a reenactment of a "slave auction." - Dreamstime/Dreamstime/TNS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Three Yuba City high school football players apologized during an NAACP press conference on Monday for their involvement in a mock slave auction that ended their team’s entire season. The filmed incident, which made news in September, depicted several River Valley High School varsity football players in a locker room acting out a mock slave auction, shouting dollar amounts as three black students were lined up in front of them. Alex, whose parents requested his last name not be used, said he did not want to be a part of the so-called prank, but gave into peer pressure, acc...