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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...

Boeheim Stays in the Picture: Syracuse's Script Just Keeps Getting Better

Sean Keeley | Posted 05.18.2012 | Sports
Sean Keeley

Usually, when we say that there should be a movie about a team, it's in the vein of the generic sports flick. But this script is the kind that Michael Mann might direct. It's gritty. It's full of sordid details.

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, ...

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...

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 ...

The Picket That Never Was... But Still a Speech

Roy S. Gutterman | Posted 02.05.2012 | College
Roy S. Gutterman

Though the Westboro Baptist Church never showed Friday night at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome, all was not lost.

Stop Denying the Power of Denial

Vicky Alvear Shecter | Posted 02.01.2012 | Sports
Vicky Alvear Shecter

On some levels, we all want to erase the Jerry Sanduskys and Bernie Fines of the world from our collective memories. Their alleged crimes are simply too horrible. But denial never works.

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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.

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 ...

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...

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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.

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...

Syracuse Fires Basketball Coach Bernie Fine Amid Child Sex Abuse Scandal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

On Sunday evening, Syracuse fired Bernie Fine from his position on the coaching staff of the men's basketball team. Fine is currently under investigat...

SHOCK: Wife Of Syracuse Basketball Coach Admitted Fears Of Sex Abuse

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

Two days after police searched the home of longtime Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie -- who is under investigation for sexually abusing two ...