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Rutgers Men's Basketball Coach Fired Over Abusive Behavior Toward Team

Rutgers University fired its men's basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a video of him physically and verbally abusing players was aired on ESPN. There are still questions about how the university did or did not respond when it learned of the abuse months ago.
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When Players Step Off The Court, Should Colleges Step Up?

Basketball player Kevin Ware was released from the hospital after a gruesome injury in an NCAA tournament game on Sunday. In her Can I Just Tell You essay, host Michel Martin questions how fans and colleges treat players on and off the court.
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Jay Z Delves Into Sports Management

Rapper Jay Z is expanding his business empire. His newest company Roc Nation Sports is teaming up with Hollywood's leading talent and entertainment agency to provide sports management services.
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'Fired' Is Now The F-Word For Rutgers Basketball Coach

Video of coach Mike Rice pushing his players, throwing balls at their heads, swearing at them and using gay slurs led to calls for his dismissal.
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Adams Morgan School Gets New Soccer Field Thanks To UAE, Manchester City

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and the Manchester City Football Club have teamed up to turn a barren stretch of dirt outside of Marie-Reed Elementary School in Adams Morgan into a world-class soccer field.

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Baseball Isn't Dead; It Just Takes More Work To Appreciate

For years, non-baseball experts have been ringing the death knell for this game. But sports commentator Frank Deford says popular team games are so deeply ingrained in our culture that they're here to stay.
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Notre Dame, Louisville Triumph To Round Off Final Four

The Fighting Irish rallied to beat the Blue Devils 87-76, while giant-killing Louisville beat No. 2 seed Tennessee 86-78. They face rivals Connecticut and California, respectively, in New Orleans on Sunday.

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