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CBT: Rutgers report calls for school to take more control of athletics

It’s a safe bet that Rutgers would like actual athletic competition to begin. First, the Mike Rice scandal. Then he’s fired. Then his boss, former Athletic Director Tim Pernetti, resigned. The it turns out his replacement, Julie Hermann, allegedly has a history of player abuse stemming from her days Full story

Hot June Jobs Numbers

   Nonfarm payrolls rose by 195,000 and the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent. William Rodgers, Rutgers University, explains why he thinks the labor force participation rate will increase.

Controversy around incoming Rutgers athletic director

   NBC Sports’ Rob Simmelkjaer explains the Rutgers controversy with its incoming athletic director, Julie Hermann. He talks about the allegations against Hermann and the decision to hire her as Athletic Director despite their knowledge of the allegations.

New Rutgers athletic director denies verbal abuse

   Julie Hermann, the newly appointed athletic director of Rutgers University, is defending herself against allegations that she verbally abused athletes when she was a volleyball coach at the University of Tennessee. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.

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Rutgers’ new Athletic Director under scrutiny for allegations of  verbal abuse

   Chris “Mad Dog” Russo explains why Julie Hermann’s record is now in question as she begins her tenure as athletic director. Hermann has denied the claims.

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  Rutgers once again in the hot seat over new Athletic Director

After the departure of abusive men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, Rutgers is once again in hot water over the new athletic director Julie Hermann, who reportedly engaged in abusive activities herself. Dave Zirin and former New Jersey Gov. Richard Codey discuss the latest.

  More controversy at Rutgers

For the second time this year, Rutgers University’s athletic department is embroiled in controversy.  Just two months after the firing of mike rice, the newly-chosen athletic director Julie Hermann is grabbing headlines.  Former players she coached at the university of Tennessee, say they were mistr

  Cleveland abduction case remarkable for its rarity

Dr. Todd R. Clear, dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, talks with Rachel Maddow about the realities behind U.S. missing persons statistics and the rarity, despite their media prevalence, of the kind of abduction cases like the one alleged to have happened in Cleveland.

  KLG says Frank is ‘appalled’ by Rutgers controversy

TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talk about the funny Melissa McCarthy hosting “Saturday Night Live,” where she poked fun at “The Voice” and the Rutgers basketball controversy. KLG says that her husband, former athlete and sportcaster Frank Gifford, is appalled by the Rutgers incident and ne

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