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Rutgers Retires Eric LeGrand’s No. 52 Jersey

Rutgers Retires Eric LeGrand’s No. 52 Jersey

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(PISCATAWAY, N.J.) — The birthplace of college football now has its first retired jersey.
Eric LeGrand became the first player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired at halftime of a 28-10 …

Eric LeGrand to Have Jersey Retired

Eric LeGrand to Have Jersey Retired

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images(PISCATAWAY, N.J.) — Almost three years after suffering a spinal cord injury, former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand will have his No. 52 jersey retired on Saturday against Eastern Michigan.
This marks the first tim…

Rutgers Announces Julie Hermann Will Keep Her Job

Rutgers Announces Julie Hermann Will Keep Her Job

Rich Schultz/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Despite the latest controversy surrounding Rutgers University and new athletic director Julie Hermann, president Robert Barchi is standing behind his new hire.”We remain confident that we have selected an individu…

Rutgers Introduces Eddie Jordan as Men’s Basketball Coach

Rutgers Introduces Eddie Jordan as Men’s Basketball Coach

Rich Schultz/Getty Images(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) —  Rutgers University introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, the next step in moving forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignatio…

Rutgers Suspends Lacrosse Coach

Rutgers Suspends Lacrosse Coach

Andy Marlin/Getty Images(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Rutgers University has suspended their men’s lacrosse coach as they look into allegations of verbal abuse. 
The university announced that Brian Brecht will continue to be paid while he is suspended….

Rutgers Gives Mike Rice $475,000 Settlement

Rutgers Gives Mike Rice $475,000 Settlement

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(TRENTON, N.J.) —  Rutgers University has reached a settlement agreement with former men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, agreeing to pay him $475,000 for the remaining two-years on his contract, according to University o…

#22 Rutgers Stays Unbeaten, Cage Huskies

#22 Rutgers Stays Unbeaten, Cage Huskies

Wesley Hitt/Getty Images(PISCATAWAY, N.J.) — Rutgers is off to their best start in five years, and it’s the defense leading the way.
The Scarlet Knights forced five UConn turnovers and throttled the Huskies, 19-3 on Saturday afternoon at High Point So…

Eric LeGrand Continues to Inspire in New Book

Eric LeGrand Continues to Inspire in New Book

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(NEW YORK) — Former Rutgers defensive end Eric LeGrand who was paralyzed during a play on special teams in a October 2010 game against Army at MetLife Stadium has a new book out titled, “Believe: My Faith and the Tackle …

Rutgers Trial: Dharun Ravi Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail

Rutgers Trial: Dharun Ravi Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a New Jersey judge Monday for spying on his roommate’s gay tryst. Ravi’s freshman roommate Tyler Clementi committed suicide days later. “I do not be…

Dharun Ravi Found Guilty in Rutgers Trial

Dharun Ravi Found Guilty in Rutgers Trial

Tyler Clementi’s parents during the reading of the verdict. ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — A New Jersey jury on Friday found former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi guilty on all counts for using a webcam to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having a…

Rutgers Trial: Jury Begins Deliberations

Rutgers Trial: Jury Begins Deliberations

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The criminal charges against Dharun Ravi were handed over to a jury Wednesday following closing arguments in a case that has generated 17 months of intense media attention after Ravi’s roommate, Tyler Clementi, jumped t…

Rutgers Summations: Prosecution Calls ‘Immature Kid’ Defense False

Rutgers Summations: Prosecution Calls ‘Immature Kid’ Defense False

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The trial of Rutgers student Dharun Ravi drew to a close Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers sparred over whether Ravi’s spying on his gay roommate Tyler Clementi was a criminal act by an anti-gay bigot or the “s…

Rutgers Defense Ends With Dharun Ravi’s Own Words, Demeanor

Rutgers Defense Ends With Dharun Ravi’s Own Words, Demeanor

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The final word in defense of Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, accused of spying on his roommate Tyler Clementi during a gay sexual encounter, came from Ravi himself, as his police interview tape was replayed in the closing …

Rutgers Summation: Spying on Tyler Clementi an ‘Innocent’ Mistake

Rutgers Summation: Spying on Tyler Clementi an ‘Innocent’ Mistake

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Spying on Tyler Clementi’s gay sexual encounter was an innocent mistake by Rutgers freshman Dharun Ravi, sparked by curiosity, not maliciousness, Ravi’s attorney argued Tuesday in the closing summations of the Rutgers t…

Rutgers Student Dharun Ravi Doesn’t Testify as Defense Rests

Rutgers Student Dharun Ravi Doesn’t Testify as Defense Rests

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Accused Rutgers student Dharun Ravi did not take the stand to defend himself against charges that he activated a webcam to peek at roommate Tyler Clementi and another man kissing and then encouraged others to do the sam…

Rutgers Trial: Prosecution Rests Its Case Against Dharun Ravi

Rutgers Trial: Prosecution Rests Its Case Against Dharun Ravi

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The prosecution has rested its case Thursday in the webcam spying trial of Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi.
The state’s case lasted nine days, questioning a score of witnesses and entering a thick stack of comput…

Rutgers Prosecution Witness: Could He Have Been a Defendant?

Rutgers Prosecution Witness: Could He Have Been a Defendant?

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Rutgers University student Lokesh Ojha has emerged as a key prosecution witnesses in the trial of Dharun Ravi, who’s accused of invading the privacy and cyberbullying his college roommate, Tyler Clementi.But co…

Judge Allows Testimony About Tyler Clementi’s Suicide

Judge Allows Testimony About Tyler Clementi’s Suicide

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The barely mentioned death of Tyler Clementi made its way into the trial of Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi on Monday, in the form of an exchange of text messages between the defendant and a friend the day after …

Mystery Witness Appears at Rutgers Trial

Mystery Witness Appears at Rutgers Trial

Henera/Thinkstock(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The mystery witness in the trial of Rutgers student Dharun Ravi made an appearance in court Friday under extraordinary efforts to keep his identity secret. The witness, identified only by his initials M.B., had…

Rutgers Trial: Cop Describes Search for Tyler Clementi

Rutgers Trial: Cop Describes Search for Tyler Clementi

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — A Rutgers police officer testified Thursday that when he searched for missing student Tyler Clementi, his roommate Dharun Ravi did not mention that Clementi was upset over Ravi’s alleged webcam spying and had asked to s…

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