Rutgers fires men's basketball coach Mike Rice
By Tom Canavan / Associated Press PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Once the video went viral, Mike Rice's coaching days at Rutgers were over.
Now the question is whether anyone else will lose their jobs -- including the athletic director who, in December, suspended and fined Rice for the abusive behavior, and the university president who signed off on it.
Rice was fired Wednesday, one day after a video surfaced of him hitting, shoving and berating his players with anti-gay slurs. The taunts were especially troubling behavior at Rutgers, where freshman student Tyler Clementi killed himself in 2010 after... read more