The services for Gandolfini, 51, are expected to be held at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Upper Manhattan.
News of “The Sopranos” star’s passing spread quickly on Twitter, which became a place of mourning — even if your feed was exclusively sports-related.
Rutgers’ incoming athletic director Julie Hermann visited the campus Wednesday and was to meet with coaching and Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney.
Rutgers’ recent troubles will not interfere with its entry into the Big Ten, conference Commissioner Jim Delany says.
Rutgers will have seven home games at High Point Solutions Stadium in 2015.
University President Robert Barchi has said Hermann remains his choice to lead Rutgers into the Big Ten Conference in 2014.
Making sure the integration of two medical school into Rutgers stays on course is one reason Gov. Christie and others have stood behind President Robert Barchi.
The Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten will announce at Yankee Stadium on Monday an agreement between the conference and the 3-year-old postseason game.
It’s been an incredible fall from grace for Rutgers’ university athletics after the promise of their move to the Big Ten.
DeAndre Kane’s decision to commit to Iowa State on Thursday night immediately makes the Cyclones a top-four team in the Big 12 next season along with Kansas, Oklahoma State, and Baylor.
Christie said he doesn’t want to micromanage the university and won’t say whether incoming athletic director Julie Hermann should start at the school as scheduled on June 17.
Hermann officially takes over the athletic department on June 17, and on Monday she said she plans to be in the position on that date.
Former Gov. Richard Codey is calling for Rutgers president Robert Barchi’s dismissal, calling the latest allegations to rock the athletic department “an embarrassment to the students and alumni of a great university.”
Hermann will replace Tim Pernetti, whose resignation from the university came last month amid the Mike Rice coaching abuse scandal.
New Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan is not a graduate of the university as the school had claimed, another embarrassment for an athletic program still smarting from the firing of previous coach Mike Rice.