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Family to Visit Site of Rutgers Student’s Suicide

The family of the Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing a man will visit the scene of his suicide.

Rutgers’ Athletic Director Reveals She is Lesbian

New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann revealed in her online biography that she is a lesbian.

Report Indicates Rutgers Should Take Control of its Sports

A report commissioned by Rutgers University after a scandal led to the ousting of its basketball coach and athletic director finds breakdowns in communication as the university learned about the coach’s physical and verbal abuse of players.

Former Robert Morris Player: Rice Used Gay Slur

A former Robert Morris player has told school officials former coach Mike Rice used a homophobic slur and threw a basketball at a player "once or twice" during his time at the university.

FBI Eyes Possible Extortion at Rutger

NATIONAL | By Geoff Mulvihill | Apr 8
The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs.

Two Rutgers Players Defend Fired Coach Rice

NATIONAL | By Tom Canavan | Apr 5
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.

Rutgers Alumni Call For Probe On Coach’s Firing

NATIONAL | By Geoff Mulvihill and Rema Rahman | Apr 4
Mike Rice may have been fired as the Rutgers men’s basketball coach after a video surfaced showing him shoving players and berating them with gay slurs, but critics said the school still has more explaining - and maybe some more firing - to do.

Hall of Fame Coaches Say Abuse Never Right

NATIONAL | By Jim O’Connell and Rachel Cohen | Apr 4
Hall of Fame coaches around the country agreed that the video of Rutgers’ coach Mike Rice assaulting players was inappropriate behavior.

Basketball Coach Fired After Abuse & Homophobic Language Exposed

NATIONAL | By Tom Canavan | Apr 3
Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.

Rutgers U. Announces New Tyler Clementi Center

Rutgers University is announcing a center named for the student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing a man.

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