Monday, May 20, 2013
A handgun, rifle and $2,000 were stolen from the running back’s Baltimore County home between Friday night and Saturday morning.
Two guns and cash were stolen from Ray Rice's Maryland home overnight on Friday. A rifle, a handgun and $2,000 cash were stolen from former Rutgers player and Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice’s home, on Tufton Springs Road, between 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, and 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, according to a police report. The burglar got into the home through a rear window and ransacked the house once inside, the report said. Rice, 26, moved to Reisterstown from Pikesville in August 2012, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Hermann comes from the University of Louisville, where she worked as Tom Jurich's number two.
A woman is now at the helm of the Rutgers University athletics department for the first time in Rutgers history, following the hiring of new AD Julie Hermann. Hermann was introduced to the public on Wednesday at a press conference at the Rutgers Visitor Center. She comes from the University of Louisville, where she served as the executive senior associate director of athletics under acclaimed AD Tom Jurich. According to a press release from Rutgers, Hermann brings 30 years of experience to the position, supervising 20 sports at Louisville and supervising the department while the university won the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball national championship and two BCS Bowls and went to the NCAA women’s basketball national championship in 2009 and …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Rutgers NCAA Division I women’s basketball guard for the Scarlet Knights has an interesting story.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has taken over for Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in conducting an independent review of the Rutgers basketball program.
Rutgers University announced Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP will take over for Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in conducting an independent review of the men’s basketball program. As previously announced, the review will examine the university’s handling of issues leading to the April 3 dismissal of head basketball coach Mike Rice. The selection of Skadden by the Board of Governors follows the decision by Cahill Gordon to resign from the assignment. In its letter of resignation, Cahill Gordon cited “a development that could give rise to a perception of a lack of impartiality.” “We discovered after the announcement of the engagement that the Connell Foley firm, which represented Cahill as local counsel in litigation in New Jersey, …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Rutgers alumnus and NBA coach Jordan takes the place of Mike Rice.
By welcoming home the admired "Fast Eddie", Rutgers University took a step in the next direction of the Rutgers basketball program on Tuesday by introducing new head basketball coach Eddie Jordan. Jordan, 58, takes the job of former head coach Mike Rice, who was fired in April after a video of unorthodox and abusive coaching methods was made public. The Rutgers athletics department continues to pick up the pieces following the fallout of the scandal, which also caused the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti and assistant basketball coach Jimmy Martelli. Jordan is a graduate of the Rutgers University class of 1977, where he was an acclaimed basketball player. According to a press release from Rutgers, Jordan holds the record of …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The fired basketball coach's contract stipulated that he was to receive 75 percent of his compensation for the last two years left on the contract, a number that would have been around $1.1 million.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Rice was recently fired from his spot as the head coach of Rutgers Basketball for his aggressive coaching techniques.
Former Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice is continuing his coaching career, with the NJ Shore Shots 7th grade girls team. Rice, who was fired from his position after a video of aggressive coaching practices aired on ESPN, has apparently been coaching his daughter Katie's team for years, according to the Asbury Park Press. Rice can be found on the coaches list for the NJ Shore Shots online. The AAU team pulls from several townships in the area. Brian Geltzeiler of Hoopscritic.com shed light beyond the shore's borders last weekend after pointing out on Twitter that Rice was seen in Holmdel "as crazy as ever." "One of my moles is watching Mike Rice coach 12 year old girls at Holmdel High in NJ right now as crazy as ever yelling @ both …
Monday, April 8, 2013
University president Robert L. Barchi and Board of Governors chair Ralph Izzo will begin the process of hiring an adviser this week.
In the wake of the firing of coach Mike Rice, Rutgers University has announced that an independent adviser will be brought in to conduct a review of the men's basketball program. “We believe it is in the interest of the entire Rutgers University community to fully understand the circumstances surrounding the inappropriate behavior in the men’s basketball program and how they were addressed, and to make recommendations on how we can improve," read a joint statement issued Monday by university president Robert L. Barchi and Rutgers Board of Governors chairman Ralph Izzo. "We believe that such a review will benefit from the involvement of an independent adviser, and it is our intention to move quickly with this review.” Rutgers athletics is …
Severance packages and litigation over the Mike Rice scandal could cost the university millions.
The controversy surrounding Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice continued buzzing through the weekend, as reports came out that the aftermath of the scandal that displaced Rice and athletic director Tim Pernetti will come at a large cost to Rutgers. According to a report on NJ.com, some supporters of the athletics department are threatening to withhold their charitable donations over Pernetti's resignation, and Rice and Pernetti are both expected to walk away with over a million dollars. Litigation would likely cost the university a lot more. Eric Murdock, the former director of player development who brought the video containing Rice's now nationally known controversial coaching has filed a lawsuit against the university claiming …
Friday, April 5, 2013
The governor said Friday that Rutgers president Robert L. Barchi is making the right decision to seek new leadership for the athletics department.
Tim Pernetti's resignation is "appropriate and necessary" Gov. Chris Christie said Friday. The governor thanked Pernetti for his contributions as athletic director of Rutgers University, and said university president Robert L. Barchi made the right leadership decision in seeking new leadership for the athletics department. “This entire incident was regrettable and while it has damaged the reputation of our state University, we need to move forward now on a number of fronts which provide great opportunities for Rutgers’ future," Christie said, in a prepared statement. Rutgers released a letter of resignation today from Pernetti to Barchi in which he said that he'd seen video of Rice verbally and physically abusing players, brought his …