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Heartwarming Play Brings Young Fans With Muscular Dystrophy Onto The Field

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports

The NCAA may be embroiled in controversy over players' rights, but at least teams have their priorities straight when it comes to helping fans' dreams...

WATCH: UCF Player TRUCKS Through Defender

Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

UCF freshman running back William Stanback showed how difficult he is to tackle on Thursday night when laid a big, bruising hit on Rutgers defender An...

Another Rutgers Coach Accused Of Player Abuse

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — There's another coaching problem at Rutgers. A Scarlet Knights football player has left the team after alleging that a coac...

HIGHLIGHTS: Louisville Survives Upset Scare

AP | GARY B. GRAVES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville free safety Calvin Pryor and cornerback Terell Floyd prepare hard to make big plays in key...

WATCH: Paralyzed Former Football Player Delivers Inspirational Speech

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Moments after becoming the first player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired, Eric LeGrand told ...

Rutgers To Honor Paralyzed Former Player

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

NEWPORT, R.I. — Rutgers has not handed out No. 52 since Eric LeGrand last wore it – the day he was injured during a game and left paralyze...

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. ...

BCS Bound

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Teddy Bridgewater couldn't take a snap from center because of a broken wrist, and had a hitch in his step because of a sore a...

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...

Big Changes To ACC, Big Ten Coming?

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The University of Maryland's decision to stay in the Atlantic Coast Conference or join the Big Ten comes down to tradition versus...

Rutgers Keep Control Of 1st Place In Big East

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 01.17.2013 | Sports

CINCINNATI — With another shut-down performance by its defense, No. 22 Rutgers stayed in control of the Big East. Reserve running back Savon Hu...

Down They Go

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

What a tough day to be a highly ranked team. All sorts of ambitions came crashing down in a handful of Top 25 upsets on Saturday, none more costly th...

Turnovers Doom Rutgers

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The dream of an undefeated season and a hopeful shot to play for a national title is over for No. 18 Rutgers after an upset l...

No. 19 Rutgers Stays Unbeaten

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Gary Nova threw four touchdown passes in the second half to lead No. 19 Rutgers to a 35-10 comeback victory over Temple on Saturday. ...

Still Undefeated

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Duron Harmon scooped up a blocked field goal attempt and ran 75 yard for a tie-breaking touchdown early in the third quarter and N...

Still Undefeated

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Jawan Jamison ran for 110 yards and Wayne Warren returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown as No. 22 Rutgers suffocated Co...

Has Rutgers Found The Next Ray Rice?

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jawan Jamison doesn't mind the comparisons to a young Ray Rice. At Rutgers, they're inevitable. The 5-foot-8, 200-pound running back r...

Family Of Eric LeGrand Reaches Out To Injured Tulane Player

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.11.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Karen LeGrand was hit with a rush of awful memories when she heard a Tulane player had been carted off the field with what turned out...

Friday Night Lights Author Wants To Ban College Football

Posted 05.09.2012 | College

Buzz Bissinger, perhaps the most famous chronicler of high school football, is calling for a ban on college football, The Gothamist reports. The P...

West Virginia Overcomes Sleet, Snow And Rutgers

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 12.29.2011 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Down by three and faced with a fourth-and-goal from the 1 on a miserable wet, snowy day, first-year West Virginia coach Dana ...

Frightening Injury For College Football Player

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville coach Charlie Strong says cornerback Anthony Conner broke his neck when his head hit the knee of Rutgers receiver M...

At Rutgers, Athletics At The Expense Of Academics

Bloomberg | Posted 10.18.2011 | College

Rutgers University forgave $100,000 of the football coach's interest-free home loan last year. The women's basketball coach got monthly golf and car a...