A former Robert Morris player has told school officials former coach Rice used a homophobic slur and threw a basketball at a player “once or twice” during his time at the university.
RU is pledging to get to the bottom of how a basketball coach who kicked and shoved players and used gay slurs as he yelled at them was allowed to stay on the job.
Rutgers Reviewing All Sports Practice Videos, Commissioning Independent Probe Into Basketball Scandal
Rutgers University is reviewing practice videos of all sports to see if any coach engaged in behavior like the type that cost men’s basketball coach Mike Rice his job.
Rutgers is turning to former dean Carl Kirschner to run its athletic department amid the basketball scandal that led to the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti.
Gov. Chris Christie on Monday defended Rutgers University President Robert Barchi’s handling of the scandal involving men’s basketball coach Mike Rice.
Former Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti is getting $1.2 million in salary plus an iPad, car allowance and more than two years of health insurance coverage under a settlement agreement.
The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee Eric Murdock tried to extort the university.
According to the New York Times, Rutgers officials were long aware of disgraced former head coach Mike Rice’s abusive behavior toward players.
“That’s clearly not true, Mr. Murdock acted without any motivation for money when he brought this to the attention of Rutgers in June of 2012. It’s Rutgers who didn’t act,” said attorney Barry Kozyra.
Following the compound leg fracture to Kevin Ware, the Louisville Cardinals say they’re “playing harder.”
According to CBSSports.com, former UCLA head coach Ben Howland is “intrigued” by the open Rutgers post and third-party discussions have taken place.
It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.
Erick Murdock’s lawsuit is a classic whistleblower claim. He said he brought misconduct to the university’s attention, and Rutgers retaliated by firing him.
Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti has resigned as the school continues to come under pressure due to a growing player abuse scandal.
The jig is up for the NCAA. No longer is the product pure or different than the money-grabbing, greedy professional product. Enjoy the Final Four for what it is this weekend: Basketball. Nothing more, nothing less.
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