Mike Rice

Rutgers defensive coordinator Dave Cohen watches his players warm-up before an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati in Piscataway, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Rutgers player quits after coach’s verbal abuse

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is dealing with another issue involving a coach’s treatment of a player. A Scarlet Knights football player has left the team after alleging that a coach verbally abused him and […]

11/16/2013

Eric Murdock

FBI eyes possible extortion at Rutgers

(AP) – The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs.

04/07/2013

Eric Murdock (ESPN Video still via YouTube)

Whistleblower sues Rutgers in abusive coach case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former Rutgers University employee who made public the video that led to the basketball coach’s dismissal and athletic director’s resignation has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university.

04/05/2013

Tim Pernetti (AP Photo)

Rutgers AD resigns amid basketball video scandal

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers basketball scandal claimed two more university officials on Friday, including the athletic director and an interim senior vice president.

04/05/2013

Tim Pernetti (AP Photo)

Tim Pernetti out as Rutgers AD

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director.

04/05/2013

(AP Photo)

Finals Watch: Ethics discussion

ATLANTA (AP) — More than two dozen small-college and assistant coaches gathered at the Final Four Thursday for a seminar on ethics as the fallout continued following the firing of Rutgers coach Mike Rice. Talk about timely.

04/04/2013

Mike Rice (AP Photo)

UPDATE: Rutgers, Pernetti fire Rice after video release

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.

04/03/2013

Mike Rice, Rutgers University head basketball coach (AP Photo)

Reaction to Rice video has Rutgers reconsidering

(AP) — Rutgers said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players during practice and yelling gay slurs at them.

04/03/2013

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