Rutgers Suspends Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Amid Allegations Of Verbal AbuseRutgers has suspended its head men's lacrosse coach as it investigates allegations of verbal abuse. The university announced the suspension on Friday, saying that Brian Brecht will continue to be paid.
Rutgers Reviewing All Sports Practice Videos, Commissioning Independent Probe Into Basketball ScandalRutgers 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.
Former Dean Carl Kirschner Named Interim Athletic Director At RutgersRutgers 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.
Rutgers President Robert Barchi To Hold Town Hall Meeting In NewarkEmbattled Rutgers president Robert Barchi will hold a town hall meeting at the school's Newark campus Monday
FBI Investigating Whether Former Rutgers Assistant Tried To Extort UniversityThe FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee Eric Murdock tried to extort the university.
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.
Eric Murdock Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Rutgers UniversityErick Murdock's lawsuit is a classic whistleblower claim. He said he brought misconduct to the university's attention, and Rutgers retaliated by firing him.
Rutgers Players Judge, Johnson Defend Fired Coach Mike RiceTwo 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.