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“Bullying players made him feel better,” says former colleague of Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice

Mike Rice

“Bullying players made him feel better…. I can’t believe that anywhere else in the country it is worse than this — it’s the absolute worst.”

Eric Murdock, former director of player development for Rutgers, commenting on the hours of video showing basketball coach Mike Rice throwing balls at players and berating them with epithets including “faggots,” “pussies” and “sissy bitches.” Rice has since been fired.

Source: ESPN

Photo: Rutgers

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