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Racist tweet sparks investigation

Updated: July 18, 2012, 4:24 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Derbyshire Police have opened an investigation into alleged racist comments against Chelsea defender Ashley Cole on Twitter, four days after club teammate John Terry was cleared of racial abuse.

Cole, who defended Terry in court from charges made by Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand, was reportedly referred to as a "Choc Ice" by a Twitter user.

The term is believed to mean black on the outside, white on the inside.

Ferdinand's older brother, Rio, who plays ...

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