Resilient goalie Bobrovsky leads Blue Jackets' resurgence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky's confidence took a beating as he battled a nagging injury through the Blue Jackets' disappointment last season. He missed more than half of the games as Columbus sank to last place in the Metropolitan Division.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

French league responds after Mario Balotelli racially abused

PARIS (AP) — The French league will open an investigation after Nice striker Mario Balotelli spoke out against Bastia fans he said made monkey noises during a match on Friday night.

  • Written by JEROME PUGMIRE, AP Sports Writer