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Rutgers embarrasses itself yet again

Of all the implausible things that have happened, sticking by Hermann takes cake

Updated: June 6, 2013, 12:14 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

So that's it. Julie Hermann filibusters and dodges and deflects for some 780 seconds before reporters gathered outside Rutgers' athletic facility Wednesday, and it's game, set, match made in heaven.

A scandal-scarred university is going forward with its scandal-scarred athletic director-to-be, and Rutgers president Robert Barchi declares that "Julie and her team will set the stage for a great transition" into the Big Ten, which should be positively thrilled.

The conference ...

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