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Rutgers basketball coach fired

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Rutgers University fired its head men’s basketball coach today. A video surface the web today showing Rutgers head coach Mike Rice shoving players, throwing balls at their heads, and yelling homophobic slurs at them. The video was release by ESPN sports network on Tuesday.  Rice was suspended in December after the school’s athletic director Tim Pernetti was shown the video.The video below shows Rice throwing balls at their head, kicking them, and shouting homophobic slurs at them.


Written by Anthony P

April 4, 2013 at 12:43 am

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  1. This was a pretty shocking story. Shocking because it’s troubling that this type of thing is going on even today, although I suspect it is happening lots of places.


    April 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    • I was also shocked. I am surprise that the players didn’t take a stand and report it right away. I think more players need to speak up if this is happening on their team because it is not right.

      Anthony P

      April 4, 2013 at 6:33 pm

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