Rutgers University's athletics director and another top administrator resigned Friday in the scandal over basketball coach Mike Rice's abusive treatment of players, including the spewing of gay slurs. The administration had chosen to discipline the coach last December and try to ''rehabilitate'' him. But he was fired this week after video of his conduct was aired.
Here's an at-a-glance look at the case:
Edited clips of practices from 2010 through last year were made public by Eric Murdock, a former basketball program employee at New Jersey's flagship public university, who on Friday filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university. He shared the video with university officials in November, and ESPN later obtained a copy. With the network readying a report, athletics director Tim Pernetti released the video to other media outlets this week. The video showed Rice shoving and kicking players, throwing basketballs at them and spewing gay slurs.