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On The Fly: Rutgers Fires AD Julie Hermann

On The Fly: Rutgers Fires AD Julie Hermann

Rutgers finally did the right thing and got rid of athletic director Julie Hermann Sunday, whose seemingly-longer-than-21/2-year tenure was marked by controversy from Day One. It started when 11 volleyball players from Tennessee, where she formerly coached, accused her of abusive tactics after she was hired to clean up after former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice and his abusive tactics. In 2014, she told a journalism class at the school that it would be great if the Star-Ledger (which broke the critical stories about her) went out of business. This year, seven football players were arrested and coach Kyle Flood (who was also fired...

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