Let Me Play Coach…Just Don’t Hit Me!

Guest post written by Joyanna Adams
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Anybody who ever had a child in sports has seen this kind of behavior. What is truly amazing, is that most of the time, I have seen parents do nothing—nothing if they saw their kid being abused, because they don’t want to embarrass their child. Not me. I never put up with bullies of any age.

But…because some smart person filmed this guy and put him on Youtube, he got fired. What’s is even more absurd, is the salary this guy was making. Ridiculous. He has come out and apologized, and seemed sincere, and no doubt will be back at some university coaching again in the near future… but geez. If he does this to his players, can you even imagine what his kids go through?

(CNN) — Rutgers University will pay former basketball coach Mike Rice — fired this week over a video that showed him shoving and berating players — a $100,000 bonus for “longevity” as called for in his contract, Rutgers athletic department spokesman Jason Baum said Thursday. His 2012 salary was $655,470.55, including $300,000 in base pay, according to News 12 New Jersey, which cited public records.

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Guest post written by Joyanna Adams