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Blue Jackets upbeat as they return from Olympics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky says he's over the disappointment of Russia's Olympic failure in hockey. Now he's committed to getting the Columbus Blue Jackets into the playoffs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Collins gets positive feedback upon return to NBA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Collins has received support from everyone from his teammates to Billie Jean King since becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States' four major professional leagues.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Torre: Banning home plate collisions not realistic

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Torre says Major League Baseball's playing rules committee leaned toward banning all home plate collisions but concluded it would be unrealistic because contact between catchers and baserunners is sometimes unavoidable.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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DeRozan scores 33 in Raptors' 99-93 win over Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — With his team in trouble, DeMar DeRozan flashed his All-Star form at the finish.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Reds move Simon into starter role with Latos hurt

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Alfredo Simon has spent most of his major league career as a reliever.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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