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The Packers have a bunch of inside linebackers, but that hasn't stopped the team from digging into this year's deep draft class. One of the headliners is Rutgers' Khaseem Greene, who potentially would be a major upgrade to the pass defense.
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Rutgers Coach Mike Rice’s Player Abuse Brought to Light in Video Released on ‘Outside the Lines’ (Video)

Last December, Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice was suspended three games and fined $50,000. Although the suspension was reported, there were not many details of exactly what Rice had done to anger members of the Rutgers athletic department. Now, some more disturbing details have come to light. Former Rutgers director of player development Eric Murdock went to ESPN...

Two Rutgers players defend fired coach Rice

Two Rutgers basketball players on Mike Rice's team say the fired coach wasn't the abusive tyrant he appears to be on a widely viewed video that ultimately cost him his job. ''You can't let those individual moments define what he was,'' junior forward Wally Judge said during a telephone interview Thursday. ''In my past two years, me being an older...

Mike Rice’s parting gift? A $100K bonus

Mike Rice is out at Rutgers. And though he somberly apologized for his behavior, it’s not all somber for Rice financially. Because despite losing his job amid a lot of controversy, Rice is in line to receive a pretty hefty bonus for making it through the 2012-2013.And by “pretty hefty bonus”, we mean a $100K bonus.Fired Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice is due a $100,000 bonus...

ESPN airs video of Rutgers coach Mike Rice’s outburst that led to suspension

ESPN's Outside the Lines aired a video of Rutgers coach Mike Rice's virtually in-defensible abuse of his Scarlet Knights players.

Video: Mike Rice Pushes Players, Curses At Them, Calls Them Gay Slurs During Practice

ESPN’s Outside the Lines released a short video today of Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice physically and verbally assaulting his players during practice. Somehow, the footage is actually worse than you’d even imagine. In the video, Rice throws balls at players’ heads, calls them obscenities, pushes them, and even screams gay slurs at them. It’s worth noting that...

Fired Rutgers Coach Mike Rice to Receive $100,000 Bonus For Finishing the 2012-13 Season

There are plenty of college basketball coaches who deserve some extra money for leading their respective teams this season, but that list probably does not include recently fired Rutgers coach, Mike Rice. After footage of Rice physically and verbally abusing his players aired on ESPN, the school dismissed him on Wednesday, but he won’t be walking away empty-handed. For lasting...

Rutgers assistant Martelli resigns

A Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach has resigned amid a scandal over the way his former boss treated players. A Rutgers athletic department spokesman confirmed Thursday that assistant coach Jimmy Martelli had left the program. Coach Mike Rice was fired on Wednesday after a video was made public showing him shoving and kicking players, throwing basketballs at them and...

Gay Slur at Forefront of RIce's Suspension

The release of 29-minute tape detail Mike Rice’s inappropriate behavior at Rutgers basketball practices will not have an impact on his job status, said athletic director Tim Pernetti. The video, which includes two gay slurs and inappropriate physical contact with players, was the subject of Rice’s three-game suspension.

Rutgers Fires Mike Rice

You knew it was coming, they just had to work out the legal stuff to make sure he couldn’t sue the school. Coaches across the country are currently burning their practice tapes and that isn’t hyperbole. Mike Rice fired at Rutgers — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) April 3, 2013
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