About This Week's Cover

Jason Collins has played for six teams over 12 NBA seasons. He has started in two NBA finals and was a former first-round pick. But Collins' career will be redefined by his watershed announcement: He is gay. Since the story broke on Monday, Collins has received overwhelming support from throughout the sports community and the entire United States. SI.com has complete coverage of Collins' announcement and how it reverberated through the sports world.

Jason Collins with Franz Lidz: Why I am coming out now

Jon Wertheim: The story behind the interview

Jarron Collins: I've never been more proud of my brother

Arn Tellem: None of my clients are more courageous than Jason Collins

Chris Stone: The story behind Jason Collins and how it happened

More Jason Collins coverage on SI.com

GALLERY: Jason Collins through the years

Lee Jenkins: NBA community backs Collins

Peter King: NFL must create environment of tolerance

Stewart Mandel: College Football should be a safe haven

Inside the NHL Playoffs

The NHL Playoffs have started, and SI.com has all the bases covered from preview content to predictions to features on some of the league's brightest young players. Brian Cazeneuve, Allan Muir, Stu Hackel and Sarah Kwak will have you covered for what should be a great batch of Western Conference games as well as some potential upsets in the East. Also check for SI.com for full highlights of each playoff game as well as postgame interviews.

More NHL content on SI.com

Brian Cazeneuve: Series-by-series X-factors for every postseason matchup

Stu Hackel: Upsets are becoming the norm in the hockey playoffs

Sarah Kwak: NHL on right track when it comes to tolerance

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