Robert Morris en Former Robert Morris Player: Rice Used Gay Slur <p>A former Robert Morris player has told school officials former coach Mike Rice used a homophobic slur and threw a basketball at a player "once or twice" during his time at the university.</p><p>Rice was fired by Rutgers last week after video of the coach verbally and physically abusing players became public. A former Rutgers staff member alleged Rice engaged in several "coaches versus players" brawls while coaching the Colonials from 2007-10.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:35:13 +0000 The Associated Press 7521 at