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April 4, 2013
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Rutgers alumni call for probe on coach’s firing

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Mike Rice was fired as the Rutgers men’s basketball coach after a video surfaced showing him shoving players and berating them with gay slurs, but critics said New Jersey’s flagship public university still has more explaining — and maybe some more firing — to do. A group of 13 faculty members Wednesday demanded that university President Robert Barchi resign for his “inexcusable handling” of the situation. Alumni, lawmakers and a gay-rights group are among those calling for an investigation into why university officials took months to fire Rice after getting the video from a former basketball …

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