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Russ Smith, Gorgui Dieng  and Chane Behanan of the Louisville Cardinals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Louisville Playing Harder After Ware’s Stomach-Turning Injury

Following the compound leg fracture to Kevin Ware, the Louisville Cardinals say they’re “playing harder.”

04/06/2013

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Report: Former UCLA Coach Ben Howland Interested In Open Rutgers Post

According to CBSSports.com, former UCLA head coach Ben Howland is “intrigued” by the open Rutgers post and third-party discussions have taken place.

04/06/2013

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Donors, Students Upset Over Rutgers Athletic Director Pernetti’s Resignation

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.

04/06/2013

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Eric Murdock Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Rutgers University

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.

04/05/2013

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Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti Resigns Amid Player Abuse Scandal

Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti has resigned as the school continues to come under pressure due to a growing player abuse scandal.

04/05/2013

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Giglio: Mike Rice Fallout Puts Further Damper On Collegiate Athletics, Final Four

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.

04/05/2013

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Palladino: Mike Rice, Stevie Johnson Both Guilty In Court Of Public Opinion

It all comes down to thinking a little, really. Rice’s actions were unacceptable in this more-evolved era. Johnson’s words were just plain stupid in a week fraught with potential danger.

04/05/2013

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Rutgers Players Judge, Johnson Defend Fired Coach Mike Rice

Two RU basketball players on Rice’s team say the fired coach wasn’t the abusive tyrant he appears to be on a widely viewed video that ultimately cost him his job.

04/05/2013

Jimmy Martelli (Credit: Scarletknights.com)

Rutgers Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Jimmy Martelli Resigns

The resignation comes on the heels of ex-head coach Mike Rice being fired after a video showing the basketball coach verbally and physically abusing his players caused a public outcry.

04/04/2013

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Lawmakers, Rutgers Alumni Call For Probe On Handling Of Mike Rice

Rice may have been fired as the Rutgers men’s basketball coach, but critics said N.J.’s flagship public university still has more explaining — and maybe some more firing — to do.

04/04/2013

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Keidel: Why Isn’t Tim Pernetti Standing Behind Rice On The Unemployment Line?

Why isn’t Pernetti standing behind Rice on the unemployment line? He was keenly aware of the video that poisoned the airwaves long before we saw it.

04/04/2013

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Fired Mike Rice To Be Paid $100K Bonus For Lasting Through Season

Rutgers University’s fired basketball coach is due a $100,000 bonus for lasting through the season. Mike Rice was dismissed Wednesday after a video was made public of him kicking and shoving players and spewing gay slurs during practices.

04/04/2013

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Firing Of Coach Puts Rutgers Reputation Back In Spotlight

Ever since the tragic suicide of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, the school has been facing challenges over its image.

04/04/2013

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Rothstein: Bold Hire At Minnesota, Old Big East’s New Name & More NCAA Notes

Give Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague credit. After firing Tubby Smith and striking out on Fred Hoiberg and Mick Cronin, Teague made a bold hire with Richard Pitino.

04/04/2013

Rutgers coach Mike Rice (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Rutgers Fires Coach Mike Rice After Practice Video Prompts Outcry

“Based upon recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues, Rutgers has terminated the contract of Mike Rice,” the school’s athletic department tweeted Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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