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Fri April 5, 2013
The Two-Way

Reports: Rutgers Athletic Director Is Out Of A Job

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 12:17 pm

Rutgers University Athletic director Tim Pernetti.
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(We most recently updated the top of this post at 2:15 p.m. ET.)

The abusive actions of the men's basketball coach at Rutgers University, who was videotaped physically and verbally abusing his players during the team's practices and was fired after the scenes were broadcast by ESPN, have now also cost the school's athletic director his job.

Tim Pernetti submitted his resignation Friday morning.

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Fri April 5, 2013
The Two-Way

'Look — My Tibia!' Louisville Player Cracks 'Top 10' Jokes

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 7:57 am

Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware talking with reporters Wednesday, as coach Rick Pitino looked on.
Timothy D. Easley AP


Fri April 5, 2013

Wichita Cheers Shocker's Place In Final 4



GLEN CAMPBELL: And the Wichita lineman is still on the line....


We're listening to Glen Campbell here, with his ode to the Wichita lineman, a song that topped the charts in 1968. It might seem a long time ago, but it's still more recent than when the Wichita State Shockers last made it to the men's Final Four. That would be 1965, when the Shockers lost to legendary Coach John Wooden's UCLA team.

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Thu April 4, 2013
The Two-Way

Rutgers Assistant Basketball Coach Jimmy Martelli Resigns

Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach Jimmy Martelli has resigned, amid the fallout of a videotape that showed head coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing his players.

According to The Star-Ledger, which broke the story, Martelli resigned yesterday, at the same time Rice was fired.

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Wed April 3, 2013
The Two-Way

In First Press Conference Since Leg Injury, Louisville's Kevin Ware Says He'll Be OK

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 5:50 am

Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals.
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In his first press conference since his horrific leg injury, Kevin Ware focused on his team.

"I'll be OK," the 20-year-old University of Louisville basketball player said.

Ware said that he's a quiet guy and that he's thankful for all the support he's received. But his focus always returned to the NCCA basketball tournament.

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