Rutgers suspends lacrosse coach

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has suspended its head men’s lacrosse coach as it investigates allegations of verbal abuse.

The school announced the suspension but said Brian Brecht will continue to collect his salary. Rutgers did not provide details of allegations.

Rutgers, under the direction of President Robert Barchi and Interim Athletic Director Carl Kirschner, has been reviewing videos of practices in all sports since men’s basketball coach Mike Rice was fired this month after a video was made public that showed him abusing players.

Brecht is in his second season as coach at Rutgers.

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