Tim Pernetti

Kobe Bryant (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Mike Rice  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant On Mike Rice: ‘I Would’ve Smacked The Hell Out Of Him’

Let’s just say Bryant wouldn’t have put up with the fired Rutgers coach — at all.

04/10/2013

Mike Rice while still head coach at Robert Morris in 2010 (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ex-Player Says Mike Rice Used Gay Slur At Robert Morris

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.

04/09/2013

Rutgers president Robert Barchi (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Rutgers To Look Deeper At Problems With Fired Coach Mike Rice

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.

04/09/2013

Rutgers University President Robert L Barchi addresses the media during a press conference at Rutgers University announcing the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti on April 5, 2013 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

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.

04/08/2013

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Former Dean Carl Kirschner Named Interim Athletic Director At Rutgers

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.

04/08/2013

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Christie: Rice ‘Needed To Be Fired Immediately’

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday defended Rutgers University President Robert Barchi’s handling of the scandal involving men’s basketball coach Mike Rice.

04/08/2013

Former Rutgers University athletic director Tim Pernetti (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti To Get $1.2M, iPad, Car Allowance In Settlement

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.

04/08/2013

Eric Murdock (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

FBI Investigating Whether Former Rutgers Assistant Tried To Extort University

The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee Eric Murdock tried to extort the university.

04/07/2013

Mike Rice (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Rutgers Officials Were Long Aware Of Rice’s Abusive Behavior

According to the New York Times, Rutgers officials were long aware of disgraced former head coach Mike Rice’s abusive behavior toward players.

04/07/2013

Eric Murdock (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

New Twist In Messy Rutgers Scandal, Report Says FBI Is Looking Into Former RU Assistant

“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.

04/06/2013

Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), fired coach Mike Rice  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), university president Robert Barchi (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Clouds Of Chaos And Controversy Surround Rutgers Basketball Program

Clouds of controversy has surrounded the Rutgers basketball program in April.

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

Eric Murdock (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Mike Rice (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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

Stevie Johnson (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images), Mike Rice (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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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