Olympian Tommie Smith applauds athletes' social activism

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Olympic champion who famously raised his black-gloved fist during a 1968 medal ceremony says he's proud to see current professional athletes drawing attention to racial inequality and social injustice using peaceful protests during the national anthem.

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Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus coach John Tortorella hates the kind of music his players often blare in the dressing room. Still, he really wanted them to be able to hear it again.

  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer