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In this Feb. 15, 2014 file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before the skills competition at the NBA All Star basketball weekend, in New Orleans. NBA owners hold their end-of-season meeting with Silver, with the potential sale of the Milwaukee Bucks among the most important issues, Friday. April 18, 2014 in New York. Photo/Bill Haber
In this Feb. 15, 2014 file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before the skills competition at the NBA All Star basketball weekend, in New Orleans. NBA owners hold their end-of-season meeting with Silver, with the potential sale of the Milwaukee Bucks among the most important issues, Friday. April 18, 2014 in New York. Photo/Bill Haber (AP File Photo)
Should the NBA Do Away with the “One-and-Done” Rule?
Originally published April 20, 2014

New NBA commissioner Adam Silver is on a warpath. As the newly appointed face of the NBA, Silver needs to make his mark somewhere—and if that involves changing the current NBA age restriction which requires players entering the league to be 19 years old, then he’s all for it.more More Arrow

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Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie listens during a news conference for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Connecticut plays Kentucky in the championship game on Monday, April 7. 2014.
- It didn't take long for UConn coach Kevin Ollie to make a big splash at his former stomping grounds. The former Huskie coached his team to a title just two years after being named the men's head basketball coach at the University of Connecticut.more More Arrow


In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. The Eagles have released Jackson. The team cut Jackson on Friday, March 28, 2014. He was coming off a career-best season in Philadelphia, leading the team with 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.
- After an abrupt exile from the Philadelphia Eagles, diminutive but explosive receiver DeSean Jackson is looking for a new home. Released last week due to multiple issues the Eagles' brass apparently held secret about Jackson, the Eagles cut the three-time Pro Bowler after signing him to a five-year, $51 million-dollar deal in 2012.more More Arrow


In this image released by the New York Jets, NFL football free-agent quarterback Michael Vick signs with the New York Jets Friday, March 21, 2014, in Florham Park, N.J. The Jets signed the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to a one-year deal on Friday, and released Mark Sanchez, the one-time face of the franchise. Photo/New York Jets, @nyjets
- In search of some serviceable competition for current starting quarterback Geno Smith, the New York Jets recently acquired Michael Vick. After a rocky first year, Smith showed hints of impressive play last season in between stints on the bench.more More Arrow


In this June 6, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson watches during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals against the Boston Celtics, in Los Angeles. Carmelo Anthony says he has heard that 11-time NBA champion coach Phil Jackson will be
- The New York Knicks have been struggling all season, in desperate need of a life preserver. They got one over the weekend when former Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson signed on to become the president of the ball club.more More Arrow


New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, left, shoots over Utah Jazz's Richard Jefferson during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, March 7, 2014, in New York.
- It doesn’t take much to get rumors rolling in sports. A whisper here or a rumor there could start a landslide of propaganda and intrigue in which the thought sometimes has more substance than the actual truth.more More Arrow


NFL's Ray Rice and NBA's Raymond Felton?
- It's been a combination of the worst for the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Football League (NFL) over the past few weeks.more More Arrow


Miama Heat's LeBron James, and Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant.
- Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was so dominant during the first half of the season that many basketball pundits were ready to name him this year’s NBA MVP.more More Arrow