Three Rutgers men’s basketball players declared themselves as eligible for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft, while two Rutgers women’s players have also declared themselves for the Women’s NBA (WNBA) Draft.
Sports have been part of New Brunswick’s role in history, even before the city was the site of the first-ever college football game in 1869. Today, the city hosts athletic events for Rutgers University, New Brunswick High school, and many other leagues and organizations, attracting sports fans from all over.
Rutgers Men’s Basketball Program Ends 30-Year NCAA Tournament Drought
Rutgers men’s basketball team takes on Clemson in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. It’s the first time in 30 years that the team has made it to the “Big Dance.”
Former Rutgers Football Player Eric LeGrand Launches Coffee Business
Ever since a tragic accident on the football field left Eric LeGrand paralyzed, the former Rutgers player has become an inspiration to people all over the world with his positive attitude and vibrant spirit.
Rutgers Athlete Seeks to Inspire Black Youth to Pursue Sciences
Rutgers senior Myles Johnson is known as one of the Big Ten’s most fearsome shot blockers on the basketball court.
Off the court he works to inspire black youth to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
NY Yankees Affiliate With Somerset-Based Ballclub
The New York Yankees announced they are shifting their Double-A minor league affiliation from Trenton to the Bridgewater-based Somerset Patriots.
Before Opening Kickoff, Coach Paid Over $3 Million
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a delay to the school’s football season, Rutgers University has paid its head football coach more than $3 million before the team’s first game with him in charge.
Rutgers Delays Fall Sports After Hiding Extent of Football Team’s Outbreak
Just one week after releasing their fall football schedule, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Rutgers University and the rest of their athletic conference to delay all games and competitions until next year.