The Mike Rice firing from the Rutgers basketball program has taken center stage as major news , not only in NJ but across the country. Rice's ouster has touched off a heated debate as to what constitutes abusive behavior by a coach?
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 New Jersey's flagship public university still has more explaining — and maybe some more firing — to do.
Former Rutgers and UNC-W guard Tyree Graham knows firsthand about the coaching tactics of a now unemployed Mike Rice. Rice was officially fired today after a video surfaced of him firing basketballs, pushing and kicking his players in practice during a 3-year time period...
The parents of Tyler Clementi say Rutgers University was right to fire men's basketball coach Mike Rice and believes that the university is working on making the campus a safe place for all students, including gays.