Originally written on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 4/3/13
Mike Rice has been fired and has subsequently given a statement apologizing for his actions. But that hasn’t caused some in the media to come down from their high and mighty posts.In the past 24 hours media members have railed on about how they’ve never seen anything like Mike Rice (except they have in the person of Bobby Knight) and that no AD should ever hire Rice again. And if an AD does, they’ll rip the AD. So it shouldn’t surprise that yet another media member (Tom Harvey of the New York Daily News) on his high and mighty post has asked whether or not Mike Rice should face criminal charges for his actions as Rutgers head coach.Spoiler alert: He does.Under New Jersey law there seems to be little doubt that Rice violated criminal statutes. If a college professor threw things, physically shoved, pushed and kicked students, is there any doubt a criminal arrest would follow?Worse, if any of those students were 17 or younger, the behavior would fit the definition of child abuse under...
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