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Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti resigns

Updated: April 9, 2013, 11:26 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Tim Pernetti announced his resignation as Rutgers' athletic director Friday, and in a letter to the university, he said he wished he had overridden school officials and fired basketball coach Mike Rice.

Pernetti's resignation comes three days after video came to light showing Rice shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players and using gay slurs during practice.

"My continued tenure as Athletic Director is no longer sustainable for the University which ...

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