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Former Rutgers assistant, Eric Murdock, speaks out on FBI investigation

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If you thought Mike Rice turning Rutgers basketball practices into his own personal dodgeball games was something that would blow over, you’re sorely mistaken. This is an ongoing story that just picked up some additional steam as Eric Murdock spoke publicly for the first time since early April. Murdock, the former Rutgers assistant coach who [more]

Former Rutgers swingman Mike Poole transferring to Iona

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One of the five players who decided to leave Rutgers in the aftermath of a scandal that led to the firing of head coach Mike Rice has found a new home. 6-5 junior guard/forward Mike Poole announced his decision to transfer to Iona Tuesday night, joining the list of New York metropolitan area natives who [more]

Rutgers announces financial settlement with former coach Mike Rice

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Two weeks ago, it was believed that Rutgers would owe former head coach Mike Rice nearly $1.1 million as a result of firing him in the aftermath of a player abuse scandal that included profane language and hitting players with basketballs during practices. However on Thursday afternoon it was reported that Rutgers president Robert L. [more]

Rutgers to launch independent investigation of Mike Rice case

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Less than one week after the firing of coach Mike Rice and just days after the story deepened with news of an FBI investigation into the case, Rutgers has launched an independent investigation into the conduct of Rice and the way in which the situation was handled over the weeks and months that followed, the [more]

Rutgers president Robert L. Barchi acknowledges ‘failure of process’ (VIDEO)

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Just a couple hours after athletic director Tim Pernetti stepped down as a result of his handling of former head basketball coach Mike Rice’s behavior during practices, Rutgers president Robert L. Barchi met the press to offer his own explanation of the situation. According to Barchi, who has received a public vote of confidence from [more]

Rutgers releases Tim Pernetti’s letter of resignation

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Hours after it was announced that Tim Pernetti was no longer the athletic director at Rutgers as a result of the scandal involving head coach Mike Rice, the school released the letter of resignation Pernetti sent to school president Robert L. Barchi. Dear Dr. Barchi: I write in confirmation of our conversation earlier today during [more]