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  • A Rutgers football player has left the team after alleging that a coach verbally abused him and threatened to head-butt him.
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  • The family of the Rutgers student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to spy on him visited the scene of his suicide.
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  • A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers has hired Julie Hermann from the University of Louisville to be its new athletic director.
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  • Rutgers University has suspended its head men's lacrosse coach as it investigates allegations of verbal abuse.
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  • A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed by the school after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice after becoming aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players.
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  • Rutgers University is pledging to get to the bottom of how a basketball coach who kicked and shoved players and used gay slurs as he yelled at them was allowed to stay on the job - and to make sure the same thing isn't happening in other sports.
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  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to a large gathering in Manasquan, N.J., Thursday, March 21, 2013, during a town hall meeting. . (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still has faith in Rutgers University President Robert Barchi.
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  • 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.
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  • Rutgers University President Robert Barchi.
  • Rutgers University is reviewing practice videos of all sports to see if any coach engaged in behavior like the type that cost men's basketball coach Mike Rice his job, the university's president announced Monday.
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  • Rutgers University President Robert Barchi.
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  • Rutgers University President Robert Barchi.
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  • Tim Pernetti
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  • The basketball scandal has cost Rutgers more than an athletic director, an interim general counsel, two coaches and embarrassment.
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  • Tim Pernetti
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  • Tim Pernetti
  • Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director two days after the basketball coach he hired was dismissed for abusive behavior.
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  • Click play to watch the complete news conference by Rutgers University officials on the basketball coaching scandal.
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  • Tim Pernetti
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  • On the left, Rutgers head coach Mike Rice calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul at the Big East Conference tournament, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in New York (AP - Frank Franklin II). On the right, Rice can be seen getting in the face of one his players during a team practice.
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  • On the left, Rutgers head coach Mike Rice calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul at the Big East Conference tournament, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in New York (AP - Frank Franklin II). On the right, Rice can be seen getting in the face of one his players during a team practice.
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  • On the left, Rutgers head coach Mike Rice calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul at the Big East Conference tournament, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in New York (AP - Frank Franklin II). On the right, Rice can be seen getting in the face of one his players during a team practice.
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  • Tim Pernetti
  • Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director, two days after the basketball coach was fired.
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  • Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director, two days after the basketball coach was fired.
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  • A Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach has resigned amid a scandal over the way his former boss treated players.
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  • Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director, two days after the basketball coach was fired.
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  • A Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach has resigned amid a scandal over the way his former boss treated players.
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  • The call from faculty members and politicians to oust top Rutgers University administrators grew louder Thursday, a day after men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for mistreating players, including shoving them and berating them with gay slurs.
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  • Despite the outrage over former Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice's actions, many former players have come out in support of the coach, raising a very interesting question: does such behavior motivate?
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  • Rutgers has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after a video aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players.
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  • Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice
  • Rutgers has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice.
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  • The Associated Press is reporting that Rutgers University has fired basketball coach Mike Rice.
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  • Rutgers said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs.
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  • Much of the news coming out of Camden these days is what most people would call negative.
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  • Some Rutgers Camden students have been displaced after smoke filled a dorm Saturday afternoon.
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  • Once Gary Nova and Jawan Jamison got going, Rutgers couldn't be stopped.
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  • The parents of a Rutgers University student who killed himself have decided not to sue anyone involved in the case.
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  • A far-reaching plan to overhaul New Jersey's higher education system will be heard in the Assembly, as a faction of Democrats trying to delay the fast-moving legislation fractured.
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  • Dharun Ravi leaves jail
  • A former Rutgers University student who was convicted of bias for using a webcam to see his roommate and another man kissing was released from jail Tuesday after serving 20 days of a 30-day sentence.
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  • Dharun Ravi leaves jail
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  • The former Rutgers student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his roommate will likely be released from prison Tuesday after serving 20 days of a 30-day sentence.
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  • A new poll finds a majority of New Jersey residents believe a former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate got a lenient sentence.
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  • Legislation that would carry out a major restructuring of Rutgers University in Camden, New Brunswick and Newark was introduced in the state Senate on Monday.
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  • A major higher education restructuring plan reaches a crossroads in New Jersey this week.
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  • A former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate has been driven by New Jersey sheriff's officers to jail.
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