The game, which will be held on April 27, will allow 22 children — from sixth grade to eighth grade — affected by Superstorm Sandy to participate in the final five minutes of the contest.
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.
Embattled Rutgers president Robert Barchi will hold a town hall meeting at the school’s Newark campus Monday
The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee Eric Murdock tried to extort the university.
The annual Rutgers University Dance Marathon is going on at the school’s now-infamous practice basketball court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ever since the tragic suicide of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, the school has been facing challenges over its image.
“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.