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Michael Sam (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Michael Sam Isn’t Alone, So Why Is He Doing This … Alone?

While Sam may still become the first openly gay player on a regular-season NFL roster, we are long overdue for others to look in the mirror and recognize it’s their time to pick up the check.

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This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personnel moving a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (credit: MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Leafs-Senators Game Postponed By NHL After Shootings

The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of shootings in Ottawa.

10/22/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports Betting

The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.

10/20/2014

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers saves a shot by Eriah Hayes #76 of the San Jose Sharks in the third period at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rangers Net 2 In 4 Seconds, Lundqvist Stops Sharks

Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds apart late in the second period, tying a New York Rangers record, and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks.

10/20/2014

Rick Nash of the New York Rangers scores the game-winning goal against Anton Khudobin of the Carolina Hurricanes in a 2-1 shootout win against the Carolina Hurricanes during their game at Madison Square Garden on October 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Red-Hot Rick Nash Is The Man With The Midas Touch

Nash has been an ever-present force, extinguishing any concerns that his $7.8 million annual salary through the 2017-18 season would be a burden on the Blueshirts.

10/17/2014

John Tavares skates against the New York Rangers in 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders, Rangers Both Have Something To Prove As Rivals Meet At MSG

The Rangers spoiled what was supposed to be a celebration with an embarrassing performance. They’ll look to get back on track by continuing their dominance over the rival Islanders at MSG.

10/14/2014

Damon Severson skates in his first NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on October 9, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Devils defeated the Flyers 6-4. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The Devils opened the season with two road wins for the first time in team history, starting with a 6-4 victory at Philadelphia last Thursday and beating the Panthers 5-1 in Florida.

10/14/2014

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers trips over James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period at Madison Square Garden on October 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Maple Leafs Score 5 In 2nd Period, Rout Rangers

Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk and the rest of the Toronto Maple Leafs broke out of their scoring slumber with five goals in the second period against Henrik Lundqvist and wrecked the New York Rangers’ home opener with a 6-3 victory on Sunday night.

10/12/2014

Damon Severson #28 of the New Jersey Devils skates in his first NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on October 9, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Devils defeated the Flyers 6-4. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Severson Helps Devils Beat Panthers 5-1

Damon Severson scored his first NHL goal to cap a four-goal opening period by New Jersey and the Devils chased Roberto Luongo early to beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Saturday night.

10/11/2014

Nikolai Kulemin #86 of the New York Islanders moves the puck ahead of Victor Rask #49 of the Carolina Hurricanes at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 11, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Top Canes To Open Final Season At Coliseum

John Tavares and Brock Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders began their final home schedule at Nassau Coliseum with a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday night to sweep a season-opening two-game series from the Hurricanes.

10/11/2014

John Tavares (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders Out To Announce Their Arrival As Contenders In Carolina

The Islanders are a team on the move, leaving Long Island and heading to Brooklyn after this season. They hope to be a team on the rise, as well.

10/10/2014

Henrik Lundqvist defends the net against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Runner-Up Rangers Ready To Drop The Puck In St. Louis

Alain Vigneault and the Rangers look to begin building on last season’s postseason success Thursday night when they open the 2014-15 season against the Blues.

10/09/2014

Devils goalie Cory Schneider. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Hopes Rest On Schneider As Devils Open Season Against Flyers

Schneider begins his second season in New Jersey as the clear No. 1 goaltender Thursday night when the Devils attempt to send the Flyers to their third straight 0-2 start in their home opener.

10/09/2014

P.K. Subban (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) and Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Sean Hartnett’s 2014-15 NHL Season Preview And Stanley Cup Prediction

Hockey is back! Now, let’s take a look at each team and their prospects for the 2014-15 season.

10/08/2014

Ryan McDonagh (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ryan McDonagh Named 27th Captain In Rangers History

Fellow defensemen Dan Girardi and Marc Staal, and forwards Derek Stepan and Martin St. Louis, were chosen as alternate captains.

10/07/2014

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