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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

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)

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

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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Kallas: Did Mike Rice Have To Be Fired? Of Course He Did

In the 21st century, you simply can’t put your hands on a kid. Or throw balls at a kid. Or kick a kid. Or use homophobic slurs toward a kid. Rice did all of these things and still kept his job, until now. And that’s the scariest thing of all.

04/03/2013

Mike Rice (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rothstein: I’ve Never Seen Anything Like The Rice Situation At Rutgers

I can still remember the first practice. It was right before Mike Rice’s first season at Rutgers, and it was unlike anything I’d ever witnessed before.

04/03/2013

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Video Shows Rutgers Basketball Coach Mike Rice Verbally, Physically Abusing Players

The video immediately garnered national attention, as Rice is seen both physically and verbally abusing his players. The head coach included gay slurs in his rants and even threw basketballs at his players.

04/02/2013

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

Rothstein: Mike Rice Deserves 4th Season At Rutgers

Building a college basketball program in a high-major conference requires time. It requires patience — especially if the school hasn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991.

03/12/2013

Mike Rice (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rutgers Suspends Mike Rice For Violating Department Policy

Athletic director Tim Pernetti announced the decision Thursday. He said the suspension is a result of inappropriate behavior and language, not NCAA violations.

12/13/2012

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Dyer: Rutgers, Pernetti Set To Touch The ‘Skai’ With Big Ten Switch

Rutgers landed Skai Moore in large part because Pernetti was able to do the impossible and get Rutgers out from the sinking ship that was (and is) the Big East, and into a power player in college football.

12/12/2012

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Rutgers Announces Jump From Big East To Big Ten

Maryland set the stage; Act II played out Tuesday afternoon, when Rutgers announced its move to join the Terps in the Big Ten.

11/20/2012

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Dyer: Tim Pernetti Delivers For Rutgers — Again

A move to the Big Ten?! Canonize Tim Pernetti right now. He is in every way, every bit the patron saint that Rutgers has needed.

11/20/2012

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Bye-Bye Big East? Rutgers Expected To Follow Maryland, Bolt For Big Ten

Maryland is set to announce it is joining the Big Ten. And it could mean a Rutgers defection from the Big East.

11/19/2012

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrate with their fans after a win against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on September 22, 2012. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dyer: Biggest Football Game This Weekend In The Tri-State? Rutgers Gets That Nod

Already off to their best start since the magical 2006 season — the year when Rutgers finished 11-2 and won the first bowl game in program history — the Scarlet Knights need this hot start to become credible again.

10/05/2012

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Schiano’s Late Exit From Rutgers Could Devastate Recruitment

Greg Schiano came to Rutgers when the football program was in a state of disarray – then left it in a bind.

WFAN–01/27/2012

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