Rutgers' tangled legal mess
Eric Murdock faces uphill battle in lawsuit, but extortion is farfetched idea
Eric Murdock says he was fired as a Rutgers University basketball staff member because he blew the whistle on the coaching abuses of Mike Rice, and he has filed a lawsuit demanding monetary damages. In the days since "Outside the Lines" interviewed Murdock and aired video clips of Rice hurling balls at, cursing at and grabbing and shoving players, Murdock has been labeled either as a hero for standing up for abused players or as a money-grubbing extortionist who held a damaging video over officials' ...
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