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Bernie Fine Scandal

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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

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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.

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...

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...

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...

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, ...

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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.

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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.

John Rudolf

Calls Mount To Reform Child Abuse Statutes Of Limitations In Wake of Scandals | John Rudolf | Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

NEW YORK -- On Dec. 7, William Fitzpatrick, district attorney for Onondaga County in upstate New York, said he found credible the allegations of two f...

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.

Local District Attorney Believes Alleged Victims But Cannot Bring Charges

Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

By Meghan Barr, The Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A county district attorney who sharply criticized police and Syracuse University for their ...

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 ...

SHOCK RUMOR: Did Laurie Fine Have Sexual Relations With Syracuse Players?

Deadspin | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

One of the stranger aspects of that taped phone conversation between former ball boy Bobby Davis and accused molester Bernie Fine's wife, Laurie, is t...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Did Wife Of Syracuse Coach Have Sex With Alleged Victim?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

While the revelation that Bernie Fine's wife was aware of the alleged sexual abuse committed by the former Syracuse basketball coach was certainly the...

Boeheim Regrets Statements 'Insensitive To Victims Of Abuse'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

Shortly after his longtime colleague Bernie Fine was fired amid allegations of sexual abuse of two young boys, Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim i...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Remember when $100,000 was the highest baseball salary? During the course of the new agreement, the minimum salary will rise to $500,000.

Jim Boeheim Supports Accused Assistant Coach

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.18.2011 | Sports

On Thursday evening, ESPN reported on an active investigation into accusations of child molestation against assistant Syracuse basketball coach Bernie...