Alumnus Eddie Jordan pledges to rebuild the morale of the basketball team after the firing of coach Mike Rice for abuse and homophobic slurs.
Only 2–5 percent of LGBT college athletes are out. In light of the Rutgers scandal, we asked experts why the NCAA isn't doing more to create inclusive coaches and teams.
Reaction toward ex-Coach Rice's abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action.
Rutgers faculty, government officials, members of the public (and DiversityInc readers) are demanding answers to the Rutgers University basketball scandal involving physical abuse and homophobic slurs—and some are asking for the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti and Rutgers President Dr. Robert Barchi.
Rutgers should have fired basketball coach Mike Rice in November instead of waiting until a video surfaced yesterday of his homophobic and vicious attacks on players.
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