Rutgers University fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice yesterday, after ESPN’s Outside the Lines aired video of Rice kicking his players, throwing basketballs at them, and directing homophobic slurs at them. Rob Romano, sports attorney and professor, was a guest on Fox Sports Radio to discuss the situation including:
- the responsibility of Rutgers athletic director, Tim Pernetti;
- Rutgers’ previous suspension of Rice;
- the timing of Rice’s suspension and Rutgers’ efforts to gain acceptance into the Big 10 Conference; and
- The potential lawsuit by the former staff member, Eric Murdock, who reported Rice’s misdeeds.
Click the play button below to listen to Rob’s interview.
Excellent work, Rob!