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Bernie Fine Scandal

Syracuse Ex-Ball Boys Appeal Slander Ruling

AP | Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Two former Syracuse University basketball ball boys have asked a judge to reinstate their slander lawsuit against the school and hea...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Last night's NCAA winners were Syracuse (over #1 seed Indiana), Marquette, Ohio State and Wichita State. So much for all of you who had an Indiana-Louisville final, including the presiden

Ex-Syracuse Coach Preparing To Sue ESPN

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit agains...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Len Berman

NHL talks are going nowhere. The league suggests a two-week break in negotiations and accuses the players of having "zero interest" in making a deal.

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...

ESPN Not Backing Down From Lawsuit

Posted 05.17.2012 | Sports

ESPN is standing by its reporting after Laurie Fine -- the wife of ex-Syracuse coach Bernie Fine, who has been accused of sexual abuse -- announced he...

Wife Of Ex-Syracuse Coach To Sue ESPN

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports

GENEVA, N.Y. -- The wife of fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine claimed Wednesday that ESPN maliciously trampled her repu...

Judge Tosses Defamation Suit

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A judge on Friday threw out a defamation lawsuit brought against Syracuse University and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim by ...

Bernie Fine Lands New Job

AP | Posted 04.26.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has a new job. The 66-year-old Fine has been hired as a consultant by the Ma...

Bernie Fine Accuser Admits Lying.. About Lying

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

Just days after recanting his allegations of abuse against former Syracuse basketball coach Bernie Fine, Zach Tomaselli now claims that he was lying w...

Tomaselli Reports To Prison

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

By The Associated Press LEWISTON, Maine -- A Maine man who now says he lied when he accused former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine ...

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...

Ex-Syracuse Coach's Accuser Sentenced For Abuse

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | Sports

AUBURN, Maine -- A man who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him has been sentenced to three year...

Homecourt Advantage In Syracuse Slander Case?

AP | Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The defamation lawsuit filed by two former ball boys against Syracuse University and head basketball coach Jim Boeheim will be ...

Report: Filing Says Bernie Fine's Wife Slept With Players

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 03.31.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — An affidavit filed in a slander suit against Syracuse University and basketball coach Jim Boeheim says the wife of fired assist...

Case Closed? Latest Twist In Syracuse Scandal Means Accused Coach May Never Face Charges

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.20.2012 | Sports

Just days after prison inmate Floyd VanHooser recanted his accusation of sexual abuse against former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine, ...

Report: Bernie Fine Accuser Makes Startling Admission

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The attorney for a Maine man who accused fired Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him says he's drop...

Accuser In Syracuse Abuse Scandal Admits To Lying

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A prison inmate who was one of four men to accuse a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach of sexual abuse when ...

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...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.15.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Does Barry Bonds deserve jail time for lying about steroids? My gut reaction is no. I understand that "obstruction of justice" is wrong, I'm just thinking about all the more severe crimes that go unpunished.

4th Man Accuses Ex-Syracuse Assistant Of Sexual Abuse

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 02.14.2012 | Sports

DANNEMORA, N.Y. — A 56-year-old New York prison inmate says former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine began molesting hi...

3rd Accuser In Syracuse Scandal Arrested

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

LEWISTON, Maine -- A Maine man who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him has been arrested for vi...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.13.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Global Language Monitor reports that Tebowing, the act of taking a knee in prayerful reflection in the midst of an athletic activity, has been acknowledged as an English language word.

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...