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Bernie Fine Abuse

Feds Drop Sex Abuse Case Against Former Syracuse Assistant

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of the sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assist...

Bernie Fine Accuser Says He Made It All Up

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | Sports

LEWISTON, Maine -- A Maine man says he lied when he accused former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him. Zachary Tomasell...

Shocking Twist To Bernie Fine Scandal

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.13.2012 | Sports

Just two days after being sentenced to more than three years in prison for sexually abusing a boy in Maine, Zach Tomaselli revealed that he had been l...

Alleged Victim In Syracuse Scandal Felt He Owed Coach

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 02.21.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Bobby Davis was a basketball-crazy teen who was handed a virtual all-access pass to the world of big-time college hoops by Syra...

2 Alleged Abuse Victims Sue Jim Boeheim, Syracuse For Defamation

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 02.12.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Two men sued Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim and the school for defamation Tuesday, saying they were vilified as liars ou...

Third Accuser Sues Bernie Fine

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- The attorney for a Maine man who claims former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine molested him on a trip to Pittsburgh in 2...

Should Sex Crimes Ever Go Unpunished?

Mary Ellen O'Toole, PhD | Posted 02.07.2012 | Crime
Mary Ellen O'Toole, PhD

The victim's willingness and ability to report a crime is even more difficult if the alleged abuser is someone important or famous. It's for this reason that many victims do not come forward until years later -- long after a statute of limitations has run out.

Advice for Syracuse Students: Be Wary of Blind Allegiance in College Sports

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 02.01.2012 | College
Krystie Yandoli

It's been a tough couple of weeks for Syracuse basketball fans with the increasing number of allegations emerging about Bernie Fine and the molestation of young men while he was assistant coach of the men's basketball team.

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Len Berman | Posted 02.01.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Bobby Valentine nailed his introductory news conference in Boston yesterday. The only thing he wasn't asked in the mass news conference was about his approach to players drinking beer in the clubhouse during games.

Syracuse Scandal Timeline

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman & Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

NOTE: This timeline will continue to be updated and amended as more information becomes available. Please send tips and corrections. 1967: Bernie ...

Penn State Shocker. Really?

Diana Nyad | Posted 01.31.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

We cannot let the Penn State case come and go, fade from the front pages, until we learn of the next shocking incident of long-term, cover-up molestation. These situations are happening everywhere we live. On virtually every block of America's city and suburban neighborhoods.

Syracuse Chancellor Says Incriminating Tape Lead To Coach's Firing

AP | By JOHN KEKIS | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse Chancellor Nancy Cantor says the school decided to fire associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine upon hearing an audiota...

Third Search Warrant Issued In Bernie Fine Investigation

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 01.31.2012 | Sports

BY JOHN KEKIS, Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Federal authorities have obtained a third sealed search warrant in their investigation of former ...

Feds Search Former Syracuse Assistant's Office

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 01.30.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Federal agents have searched the campus office of former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine as part of the investi...

2nd Accuser In Syracuse Scandal Tells His Story

Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

As far back as 2003, ESPN and The Post-Standard investigated allegations from Bobby Davis, a former Syracuse ball boy, accusing assistant basketball c...

Why Did ESPN Withhold Tape Recording?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

Among the most explosive turns in the child molestation scandal involving former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine was the release of a ...

Jim Boeheim: 'I Never Worried About My Job Status In 36 Years'

AP | JOHN KEKIS and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 01.29.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim said Tuesday that "what happened on my watch" will be revealed once police complete...

Boeheim Gets Warm Welcome In First Game Without Assistant

AP | Posted 01.29.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim received a standing ovation as he walked onto the court that bears his name on Tuesday night for the...

Who Is Bernie Fine?

The New York Times | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

Jim Boeheim will forever be the defining face of basketball at Syracuse University. He shepherded the men's program from a regional power to a nationa...

Key Players In Syracuse Abuse Scandal

Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

With each passing day, the Syracuse sexual abuse scandal seems to grow more sordid and complex. Since ESPN initially reported that Syracuse police wer...

Syracuse Chancellor: Jim Boeheim Is Our Coach

AP | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

By MICHAEL GORMLEY, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. -- Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor gave men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim a vote of ...

Police Chief Who Didn't Act On Abuse Allegations Was Former 'Cuse Player

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

As Syracuse police continue to investigate former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine over allegations of child molestation, more details ...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.29.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Did you hear the one about the two old guys fighting? Former CFL players Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca went at it because of something that happened in a game 48 years ago!

Ex-Syracuse Coach's Wife To Contest Tape-Recorded Conversation?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Sports

A stunning development in the Syracuse abuse scandal occurred over the weekend when ESPN's "Outside The Line" aired tape-recorded conversations betwe...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Contrary to Jim Boeheim's original proclamations, I guess it's not all a "bunch of lies." Syracuse University has fired Bernie Fine as a third young man stepped forward saying that Fine sexually abused him.