Mike Rice, who was fired Wednesday as men's basketball coach at Rutgers University after video exposed the abusive way he had treated players, will be getting a $100,000 bonus, the Associated Press reported. Under his contract, he is due the bonus for completing the basketball season that just ended. Had the university fired him in December, when the athletics director saw the video and opted only to suspend Rice, the coach would not have been entitled to the bonus.
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