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Mike Rice's first postgame interview since 2013

Mike Rice, now interim coach of the Elizabeth (New Jersey) Patrick School basketball team, gives his first postgame interview since being fired by Rutgers University in 2013.


Back on bench, former Rutgers coach Mike Rice says he's learned from his mistakes

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


Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice's first prep practice didn't go so well

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


Mike Rice Got Mad, Refused to Answers Reporters' Questions at First Practice as High School Coach

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 hired at New Jersey high school 32 months after Rutgers firing

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