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Tyler Kingkade

Rutgers President Responds To Calls For Resignation

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.05.2013 | College

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi will not resign from his post, he said at a Friday afternoon press conference to discuss how the administra...

Why I Hate Sports

Tom Judson | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Tom Judson

In the classroom I held my own and in the music department I excelled, but these things didn't really matter at our school; esteem was earned by athletic prowess and nothing else.

Report: Rutgers AD Out

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A person familiar with the decision says Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director. The person spoke on condition of ...

Two Rutgers Players Defend Fired Coach

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — 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...

College Players Have Little Defense Against Abusive Coaches

Dan Grunfeld | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports
Dan Grunfeld

I don't know any of the Rutgers players, or how they felt about their coach, but I know the way he treated them involved bullying, intimidation, and abuse. There is no room for that in the sports world, especially amongst student-athletes.

The Real Madness of Sports Culture

Eliza Byard | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliza Byard

How is it possible that behavior that could lead to arrest in public is tolerated within the culture of sports? How is it that violently homophobic language is decried in school communities yet excused in the private world of teams?

On Men's Basketball Violence

Kevin Powell | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports
Kevin Powell

Somewhere in this terrible moment I thought about manhood, how it is often defined in our society. And how these players were openly rejecting what many of us had been taught since we were boys: That men do not cry.

Guide To Rutgers Basketball Scandal

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

Rutgers University fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice this week after the public airing of video showing him berating players. An at-a-glance look...

Politicians, Rutgers Faculty Call For More Firings In Basketball Scandal

AP | REMA RAHMAN and ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The call from faculty members and politicians to oust top Rutgers University administrators grew louder Thursday, a day af...

Ex-Rutgers Coach Had Abrasive History

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Jamie Dixon hired Mike Rice as an assistant at Pittsburgh in 2006, drawn by Rice's passion and ability to get into the living room of a ...

Faculty Urge Rutgers President To Resign

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 06.03.2013 | College

TRENTON, N.J. — Thirteen Rutgers University faculty members are demanding the resignation of university President Robert Barchi over his respons...

Fired Rutgers Coach: 'I Was Wrong'

Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports

Shortly after Rutgers announced its decision to fire basketball coach Mike Rice, the 44-year-old spoke with WABC outside of his home in New Jersey. ...

Rutgers Athletic Director Shows Little Concern for Athletes in Coach Abuse Fiasco

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

As people tried to make sense of why he thought it was OK for a documented serial abuser to keep coaching young athletes at Rutgers, Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti dissembled, side-stepped and evaded both responsibility and the truth.

Rutgers Fires Basketball Coach

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports

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...

Should Rutgers Fire Abusive Coach?

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 06.02.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- Rutgers said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbi...

Did This Student Newspaper Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.04.2013 | College

The Medium, a satirical student newspaper at Rutgers University, apologized last week for printing a controversial article that made derogatory remark...

NCAA: Who Are You?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports
Gregg S. Lipman

There's clearly a lot of room to improve upon the mess that's been created over the years with the various realignments. I would strongly urge the NCAA to start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

LOOK: Post-It Notes With Inspirational Quotes Cover Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.25.2013 | College

For the past several months, Rutgers University sophomore Dan Munoz has left behind hundreds of Post-it notes with inspirational quotes on campus. ...

John Celock

GOP Gov Pushes Employment Plan To Colleagues

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of South Dakota shared his personal experience growing up as the child of two deaf parents as part of the Nation...

Arthur Delaney

More Americans Say Bad Economy Is New Normal

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business

More Americans believe today than they did two years ago that their country will never fully recover from the Great Recession. Fifty-six percent of...

Rutgers Suspended Basketball Coach

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has suspended coach Mike Rice three games without pay and fined him $50,000 for a violation of department policy. ...

Rutgers Square Off Against Va. Tech In Athletic Bowl

AP | By KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Russell Athletic Bowl will feature a pair of former Big East Conference rivals when Rutgers and Virginia Tech meet on Dec. ...

Pitt Crushes No. 21 Rutgers

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Rutgers officially isn't swapping the Big East for the Big Ten for another two years. The 21st-ranked Scarlet Knights sure looked ready...

'Rivalries Don't Matter To Anyone Anymore'

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 11.21.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- On the day after the Big East lost its fifth member in 18 months with Rutgers bolting for the Big Ten and with more defections likel...

Rutgers Follows Maryland

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — As the Big East was being picked apart, Rutgers was looking for a way out and a new place to show off a football program that...