Rutgers fires coach Mike Rice in wake of video scandal

espn.go.com Published: April 3, 2013

Rutgers has fired coach Mike Rice after a review by the school's athletic director that was prompted by video showing Rice shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs.



The videotape, broadcast Tuesday on ESPN's "Outside the Lines," prompted scores of outraged social media comments, as well as widespread criticism among the state's government officials, including the governor.

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