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Family to Visit Site of Rutgers Student’s Suicide

Friday Nov 8, 2013
The family of the Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing a man will visit the scene of his suicide.

Rutgers’ Athletic Director Reveals She is Lesbian

Friday Jul 26, 2013
New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann revealed in her online biography that she is a lesbian.

Report Indicates Rutgers Should Take Control of its Sports

Tuesday Jul 23, 2013
A report commissioned by Rutgers University after a scandal led to the ousting of its basketball coach and athletic director finds breakdowns in communication as the university learned about the coach’s physical and verbal abuse of players.

Former Robert Morris Player: Rice Used Gay Slur

Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
A former Robert Morris player has told school officials former coach Mike Rice used a homophobic slur and threw a basketball at a player "once or twice" during his time at the university.

FBI Eyes Possible Extortion at Rutger

By Geoff Mulvihill | Monday Apr 8, 2013
The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs.

Can Rutgers University Be Fixed?

By Steve Weinstein | Sunday Apr 7, 2013
The way the administration at Rutgers University handed the video showing extensive use of homophobic epithets shows a school in deep denial about a pervasive problem.

Two Rutgers Players Defend Fired Coach Rice

By Tom Canavan | Friday Apr 5, 2013
Two Rutgers basketball players on Mike 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.

Rutgers Alumni Call For Probe On Coach’s Firing

By Geoff Mulvihill and Rema Rahman | Thursday Apr 4, 2013
Mike Rice may have been fired as the Rutgers men’s basketball coach after a video surfaced showing him shoving players and berating them with gay slurs, but critics said the school still has more explaining - and maybe some more firing - to do.

Hall of Fame Coaches Say Abuse Never Right

By Jim O’Connell and Rachel Cohen | Thursday Apr 4, 2013
Hall of Fame coaches around the country agreed that the video of Rutgers’ coach Mike Rice assaulting players was inappropriate behavior.

Basketball Coach Fired After Abuse & Homophobic Language Exposed

By Tom Canavan | Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.