The Top 13 Sports Stories Of 2013 This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.
Mike Rice: 'I Was An Idiot, But I Never Abused Anybody'Disgraced former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice says he's changed. He also claims he "never abused anybody."
Eddie Jordan Looking To Lead Rutgers After Scandal "We need guys to step up, we need to have four or five double-figure scorers," Jordan said. "We need to put points on the board, whether it's creating stuff off defense or a very disciplined offense. It's their time."
Former Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti Hired By MLS Expansion TeamThe expansion team is a joint venture that pairs Manchester City Football Club with the New York Yankees.
Dyer: He May Be Gone, But Pernetti's Work Continues To Live On At RutgersPernetti is not forgotten at Rutgers, and on days like Saturday when a Saeed Blacknall verbals to the program, it is clear that his work continues to live on.
Report Calls For Rutgers' Board To Take Tighter Control Of Athletics DepartmentThe report calls for the university's board and central administration to take tighter control of the finances and communications of the athletics department at New Jersey's flagship state university.
A New Era Begins: Julie Hermann Starts Tenure As Rutgers' Athletic Director The embattled Hermann showed up for work before most of her employees on Monday morning and started the task of leading an embarrassed athletic department back to respectability and into the Big Ten Conference in 2014.
Embattled AD Julie Hermann Visits Rutgers, Addresses MediaRutgers' incoming athletic director Julie Hermann visited the campus Wednesday and was to meet with coaching and Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney.