Men's Basketball

Rutgers coach fired over treatment of players

Rutgers coach Mike Rice shouts to his players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against on Marquette Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Piscataway, N.J. Marquette won 60-54. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Rutgers coach Mike Rice shouts to his players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against on Marquette Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Piscataway, N.J. Marquette won 60-54. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) AP

After ESPN obtained a practice video that shows Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice shoving, berating and kicking players, Rutgers fired the coach Wednesday.

Initially, Rutgers had suspended Rice for three games prior to the additional video coming to light.

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