Tag: Mike Rice

Archived: Historic First: Rutgers Hires Woman as Athletic Director

By Dara Sharif Rutgers University has named Julie Hermann its new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, continuing its move away from the abuse scandal that roiled the campus earlier this year. Hermann, who spent 15 years at Louisville, most recently as Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director, would be the only female…

Archived: Why Are Gay College Athletes in the Closet

Basketball photo by Shutterstock By Barbara Frankel Why are there so few out gay and lesbian athletes in college sports While most university campuses have become much more inclusive of LGBT students and faculty, team sports are at least a decade behind, according to several experts we interviewed. The video…

Archived: What's Everyone Saying About Rutgers' Rice Crisis

Rutgers University ex-Coach Mike Rice’s abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action. Here’s what they’re saying: Rutgers coach and sports’ bully culture The first former NBA player to be openly gay,John Amaechi, responds to the underlying issue of bullying in…