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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Articles tagged: Rutgers Basketball

Eddie Jordan never actually graduated from Rutgers

Rutgers fired one basketball coach in order to rid itself of a controversy, but now they have another one on their hands. Rutgers got rid of Mike Rice after a video went viral last month showing the coach physically and verbally abusing his players during practice. Less than two weeks later, they replaced him with…Read More

Report: Eddie Jordan to become next Rutgers coach

Mike Rice’s loss appears to be Eddie Jordan’s gain. According to CSN Washington’s Chick Hernandez, Jordan is going to be the next head basketball coach at Rutgers. The Rutgers job became available after Rice was fired in the wake of practice videos showing his abusive behavior towards his players went viral. There was tremendous backlash…Read More

Mike Rice gives choked-up apology after being fired by Rutgers (Video)

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Rutgers University finally announced on Wednesday morning that it has fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice. After seeing the disturbing videos that resulted in his December suspension, most people felt that the termination was long overdue. ABC News caught up with Rice just a few hours after his firing, and he appeared…Read More

Ex-Rutgers player Mike Coburn defends coach Mike Rice

There are very few people who can find a way to excuse Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice for the behavior he exhibited in the practice clips that were released to the public on Tuesday. ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” showed footage of Rice blatantly abusing his players, both physically and verbally (watch the video here)….Read More

Rutgers Screwed by Referees at End of St. John’s Game (Video)

The screw job was in at the end of the Rutgers-St. John’s Big East tournament game Wednesday afternoon in Madison Square Garden. That video via Mock Session shows how awful the officiating was at the end of the game. Not only did the player step out of bounds with 1.7 seconds left, but he threw…Read More

Damaged Reputation? Oh, Really?

From time to time, an item in the news requires me to conduct a little experiment. This is one of those times. Please indulge me. In the graphic below, you will see the headlines on four major sports media sites. From top left, going clockwise, we have ESPN, Sportsline, Foxsports, and SI’s front page headlines….Read More

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