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MIAA official regrets remark

A spokesman for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association is apologizing for calling gymnastics “a girls’ sport” — a remark that drew sharp criticism from many area gymnasts, including Olympic champion Aly Raisman.

“Sorry I said what I said,” spokesman Paul Wetzel said Wednesday. “I was trying to make a point, and I put my foot in mouth.”

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