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  • Today in the news: Rutgers athletic director resigns

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    "I am responsible for the decision to attempt a rehabilitation of Coach Rice. Dismissal and corrective action were debated in December and I thought it was in the best interest of everyone to rehabilitate, but I was wrong." - Rutgers University Athletic Director Tim Pernetti, CNN reports. Pernetti resigned today after being heavily criticized for not disciplining coach Mike Rice more strongly. Rice was fired Wednesday after ESPN aired a video that showed him berating, shoving and throwing balls at players.
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