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Eric Murdock said Fired Rutgers Coach Mike Rice was a 'Greedy F*cking Pig' who Treated Players like Slaves

After Craig Carton broke the news that Eric Murdock, former director of player development for Rutgers University's men's basketball team, sought one million dollars to end his wrongful termination... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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June 15, 2013  |  Discuss
JORDAN SCORES

Player transferring back to Rutgers

Guard Jerome Seagears is doing a 180 and actually transferring back to Rutgers after leaving following the Mike Rice scandal.

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June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex Rutgers Assistant Says Mike Rice Treated Players Like Slaves (Audio)

I wonder if he could do all over again, if former Rutgers assistant Eric Murdoch would have gone through with his plans to bring former head coach Mike Rice down. Former Rutgers assistant coach Eric Murdoch now has the reputation of whistle-blower and snitch after getting the ball rolling on the whole mistreatment controversy. In April, ESPN’s Outside the Lines released practice...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers Needs To Fire Julie Hermann…Now

It was only two months ago that Outside The Lines aired the now infamous video of then Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice throwing balls at his players and calling them inappropriate names. This video ended up getting Mike Rice and Tim Pernetti, the head athletic director at the time, fired. After a very short search process, Rutgers named Julie Hermann the new head athletic director...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

The Voice Of Rutgers, Chris Carlin, Goes Off About Julie Hermann Scandal, Insults Governor Chris Christie

As we’ve covered here recently at College Spun, there is a lot going on at Rutgers right now. Not surprisingly, many Rutgers alumni, fans, and employees are embarrassed by the whole Julie Hermann hiring in the wake of the Mike Rice scandal. Today, one particularly prominent employee spoke out. Chris Carlin is the play-by-play analyst for both Rutgers football and men’s basketball...
Via College Spun
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers symptom of a sick system

The most galling part about this Rutgers mess isn't simply that the incompetence of the university has reached near-buffoon levels. It is how much the university's double-dip into the ugly sea of coaching abuse emphasizes the power imbalance in college sports. Why did Rutgers basketball players passively take the stomach-wrenching abuse that former coach Mike Rice dished...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

New Rutgers AD Julie Hermann defends herself over allegations that she fired former assistant for getting pregnant

Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann was hired earlier this month and given the responsibility of repairing the reputation of the Scarlet Knights. Former men’s basketball coach Mike Rice has left a major stain on the program after videos surfaced of him physically and verbally abusing his players, and the scandal resulted in the firing of [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers hires scandalous AD In pathetic bid to remain in the news

Rutgers has never been much of a conversation starter in college athletics. Even though they won the first ever college football game, Rutgers is currently 38th all time in wins and they haven’t had a powerhouse program since… maybe ever. They claim one national championship and, seriously, it’s from 1869. The women’s basketball team has been a final four contender a few...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers new AD Julie Hermann Lies About Abusive Past With Players

So wrap your head around this delicious serving of irony if you can. Rutgers, the same school fired its head basketball coach Mike Rice, after it was revealed he mentally and physically abused his players then accepted the “resignation” of their athletic director Tim Pernetti, due to his indirect involvement in the scandal, have hired a new director with a history of abuse herself...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 26, 2013  |  1 Comment

Rutgers’ Recently-Hired AD Julie Hermann Now Being Questioned About Past Abuse Allegations

Man oh man, what is Rutgers University doing right now? After recently firing basketball coach Mike Rice for abusing players, the university also decided to part ways with athletic director Tim Pernetti. Pernetti technically resigned, but was facing immense pressure for allowing Rice’s behavior to continue under his watch. Enter Julie Hermann, former Senior Associate Director of...
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May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers’ New Athletic Director Julie Hermann Has History of Abusing Players, According to Former Players

It seems Rutgers did not do a very good job of researching new athletic director Julie Hermann‘s past. Abuse scandals had rocked the University just months prior when men’s basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for physically and verbally abusing players. Former athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned after failing to take action against Rice sooner. Hermann had some similar anger...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex Rutgers Coach Mike Rice Getting Anger Management Counseling From John Lucas

Former Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice reportedly has taken the necessary steps to repair his image and get his anger under control. Rice is currently receiving anger management counseling at the John Lucas’ Wellness and Aftercare Program in Houston, Lucas told ESPN.com on Monday. Lucas said Rice is receiving counseling for anger management and there is no set timetable...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex Rutgers Coach Mike Rice Receiving Anger Management Counseling

Former Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice reportedly has taken the necessary steps to repair his image and get his anger under control. Rice is currently receiving anger management counseling at the John Lucas’ Wellness and Aftercare Program in Houston, Lucas told ESPN.com on Monday. Lucas said Rice is receiving counseling for anger management and there is no set timetable...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay basketball coach accused of player abuse

In the wake of Mike Rice's firing for his sadistic Rutgers basketball practices, another college hoops coach is under fire for reportedly abusing his players during workout drills. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay coach Brian Wardle is facing ugly accusations about his practices after two former players came forward with lurid details of Wardle's unethical treatment of...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers Suspends Men’s Lacrosse Coach Brian Brecht, Investigating Allegations of Verbal Abuse

Still reeling from the firing of men’s basketball coach Mike Rice and athletic director Tim Pernetti, now Rutgers has suspended men’s lacrosse coach Brian Brecht. According to ESPN and The Associated Press, the university is investigating allegations of verbal abuse against the coach. Rutgers has been reviewing video of all sports’ practices since the Rice incident, in which...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss
THAT MAKES SENSE

Rice to receive $475K settlement?

Former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice reportedly will collect a $475,000 settlement from the school despite being fired amid a slew of controversy.

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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Rutgers Coach Mike Rice Gets $475K in Settlement Offer

They paid him to avoid potential lawsuits and to keep him quiet. The former AD is getting over a million and iPad to go away, so not surprising Rutgers decided to pay Rice off as well. Rutgers University has reached a $475,000 settlement agreement with Mike Rice, agreeing to pay the fired men’s basketball coach for the remaining two years of his contract, university officials announced...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers reaches $450K settlement with Mike Rice

Rutgers University has reached a $475,000 settlement agreement with Mike Rice, agreeing to pay the fired men's basketball coach for the remaining two years of his contract, university officials announced Thursday night.
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers reaches $450K settlement with Mike Rice

Rutgers University has reached a $475,000 settlement agreement with Mike Rice, agreeing to pay the fired men's basketball coach for the remaining two years of his contract, university officials announced Thursday night. ''Tonight's agreement is in the best interests of the university, and I am pleased this issue has been resolved,'' President Robert Barchi...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers, Rice reach $475K settlement

Rutgers University has reached a $475,000 settlement agreement with Mike Rice, agreeing to pay the fired men's basketball coach for the remaining two years of his contract, university officials announced Thursday night. ''Tonight's agreement is in the best interests of the university, and I am pleased this issue has been resolved,'' President Robert Barchi...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers chief says he didn't OK coach severance

Rutgers President Robert Barchi tells a New Jersey Assembly budget panel he hasn't signed a settlement agreement with the university's recently fired basketball coach. Barchi also says he hasn't finalized severance packages for the school's athletic director and university lawyer, both of whom resigned during the coaching scandal. Their payouts are reported to be...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Parents claim that reports on Mike Rice’s treatment of girls AAU team are a ‘total fabrication’

The Mike Rice saga continues. CBS spoke to several parents of the 12-13 year old AAU team Rice coaches, and they said they have never seen the abusive side of the fired Rutgers coach.
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Rice coaching 12-year-old girls AAU team, parents reportedly support it

Mike Rice has become a household name over the past two weeks for all the wrong reasons. Most of you have likely seen the disturbing video of Rice verbally and physically abusing his former Rutgers players by now, which has led many to conclude that he has no business coaching at all. However, it sounds like he has landed another gig coaching 12-year-old girls. On Sunday, a Deadspin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Rice Still Coaching 12-Year-Old Daughter’s AAU Team Despite Being Fired From Rutgers for Abusing Players

Mike Rice‘s coaching antics were too much for NCAA basketball to allow, but apparently it’s alright for him to coach 12-year-old girls in AAU basketball. Rice was spotted this weekend still coaching his daughter’s AAU team in Neptune, N.J., according to Deadspin. Rice was as wild as ever, yelling at coaches and players, according to HoopsCritic.com. On Sunday afternoon, Rice...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Call us skeptical on the most recent Mike Rice story

Let us start by saying that we would not want disgraced former Rutgers head coach Mike Rice instructing our children. Nobody at TVF endorses Rice, especially at this point in his career. But we have our doubts about a recent report from basketball journalist Brian Geltzeiler, who claims his ‘moles’ witnessed similar behavior from Rice which cost him his job, while he coaches...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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