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FORT MYERS, Fla. – Mike Rice answered the obvious question with a question.
“How do you tell a good player? He learns from his mistakes,” Rice said. 680 more words
Well, the Mike Rice era at The Patrick School (Elizabeth, N.J.) is off to an interesting start.
Hired last week as interim boys’ basketball coach at the New Jersey school, Rice was finally given a second chance 32 months after he was fired from Rutgers University when video surfaced of him physically and verbally abusing players during practices. 375 more words
Former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired in April 2013 after video surfaced of him verbally and physically abusing players during practice. He just landed his first gig since the messy incident — an interim coach position with The Patrick School in New Jersey. 314 more words
Mike Rice, the coach who was fired for physically and verbally abusing his players at Rutgers, has a new job. This time, he’s going to be overseeing athletes who are younger and, potentially, primed for even more high-profile success. 536 more words