Found April 10, 2013 on Fox - Morning Bytes:
Apparently not. Rutgers finally canned him, but he will live in infamy.
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Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings says he has an effective way to get his players' attention when he's frustrated without doing something stupid, like putting his hands on them. He kicks a basketball as hard and high as he can inside Memorial Gym to make his point - without touching anyone. Stallings was one of a trio of coaches who took part Wednesday in a panel discussion...

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Rutgers University announced Monday that it's commissioning an independent review of the conduct of fired basketball coach Mike Rice and the way the university handled the situation when it learned that he was kicking and shoving players and berating them with gay slurs in practice. The review ensures that the saga will not end quickly or quietly. A video of Rice's behavior...

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Rutgers University is pledging to get to the bottom of how a basketball coach who kicked and shoved players and used gay slurs as he yelled at them was allowed to stay on the job - and to make sure the same thing isn't happening in other sports. The university said Monday that the school's Board of Governors would meet Thursday to discuss hiring an adviser to report on what...
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Kobe says he'd smack the hell out of Mike Rice

Sometimes we get Funny Kobe, Honest Kobe, Vulgar Kobe and today we get Thug Kobe. While speaking to Jim Rome about the Mike Rice situation,  here is what he had to say. This is grown man Kobe talking of course, who knows what he would have done, when he was 20 years old. Chris Childs doesn’t think Mike Rice should be that worried. It is easy to say what you would do, if you...

Rutgers lawyer resigns as board looks at issues

A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice, even though he was aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players. Meanwhile, the school's board of governors plans to discuss hiring an adviser to report on Rice&...

One Shining Moment: The Mike Rice Edition

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Former Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti isn’t leaving the New Jersey school empty-handed. The school’s AD, who resigned last week in the aftermath of the saga surrounding men’s basketball head coach Mike Rice, is getting $1.2 million in salary – among other payouts and benefits– under a settlement agreement, according to The Associated Press. Under his agreement...

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Kobe Bryant Reacts to Mike Rice’s Antics, Says He Would ‘Smack the Hell Outta Him’ (Video)

Thankfully for former Rutgers coach Mike Rice he did’t have to deal with a young Kobe Bryant on any of his rosters — or else he would’ve been “smacked.” Bryant tweeted his feelings, just like many athletes did, when the video of Rice chucking balls at and kicking players was released. On Tuesday, the Lakers guard made his feelings very clear on what he would have done to...

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For one night the NCAA got what it needed the focus wasn’t on the Rutgers basketball program and it’s now former coach Mike Rice. Instead the focus was on the game itself. The National title game, Louisville Cardinals and the Michigan Wolverines. And the game didn’t disappoint. Michigan came out firing in the first half of the game at one point they shot 62 percent and couldn’t...
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