Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 4/7/13
The recent developments at Rutgers have been a stain on what should be the most exciting time of the year in college basketball. A superb March Madness has set up what has proven to be an incredibly entertaining Final Four, filled with rich storylines. Unfortunately, the Final Four has been overshadowed at times by the recent events that led to Mike Rice and AD Tim Pernetti being ousted at Rutgers. Rice’s behavior was 100% unacceptable and has no place in college basketball or society as a whole. This was a shameful incident, and every broadcaster on every network across the nation condemned Rice’s actions and applauded his firing. Right? Sadly, that’s not quite the case. Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice (Image credit: Jim O’Connor, USA TODAY Sports) “The Wussificaton of American men” Two programs on the Fox News network featured at least one of their pundits coming to defend the indefensible. First up was Eric Bolling on The Five, where he stated: “We’re in the midst of political co...
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