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Rutgers fires basketball coach over abuse, taunts

Updated: April 3, 2013, 9:55 PM ET
Associated Press

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 their jobs -- including the athletic director who in December suspended and fined Rice for the abusive behavior, and the university president who signed off on it.

Rice was fired Wednesday, one day after a video surfaced of him hitting, shoving and berating his players with anti-gay slurs. The taunts were especially troubling behavior at ...

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