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Dungy-Smith coaching matchup heartens Jackson

Updated: January 24, 2007, 7:47 PM ET
Associated Press

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called the recent triumphs by coaches Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith "one of the great moments in American history," a celebration of what can happen when blacks are given the opportunities to succeed at the highest levels of sports.

Dungy and Smith will become the first black coaches in the Super Bowl on Feb. 4. Dungy led the Indianapolis Colts to victory in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, hours after his protégé, Smith, did the same with the Chicago Bears in ...

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