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By David Jones, Reuters
Posted: 04/03/2013 07:24:37 AM PDT
Updated: 04/03/2013 11:57:24 AM PDT
Mike Rice fired at Rutgers after disturbing video was released
NEWARK, N.J. - Rutgers University fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday, a day after ESPN broadcast a video showing him shoving players, hurling balls at their heads and berating them with homophobic slurs. The video stirred outrage among college and professional players, fans and government officials, including New Jersey governor Chris Christie, who called the dismissal "the right and necessary action to take in light of the conduct displayed" at the state's largest public university with 58,000 students.The ...
"Mike Rice fired at Rutgers after disturbing video was released"
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