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NCAA to Syracuse: Don't Let Receptionist Do Players' Homework

League suspends coach Boeheim for multiple violations, including drug-testing

(Newser) - Before the season began, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim had 966 victories—No. 2 on the all-time list—and was poised to begin a well-publicized march to 1,000. Scratch that now: The NCAA today docked 108 of his wins, knocking him back to No. 6 on this list, and imposed... More »

Bernie Fine's Wife Had Sex With SU Players: Affidavit

Gloria Allred suit says Jim Boeheim should have picked up on hints

(Newser) - While Bernie Fine was sexually abusing Syracuse University ball boys, his wife was canoodling with the players, Fine's accusers allege in an affidavit filed Monday in their slander lawsuit against coach Jim Boeheim. "For years, Bernie Fine's wife, Laurie Fine, had sexual relationships with basketball team players,... More »

Bernie Fine Accuser: I'm Headed to Jail

Meanwhile, other accusers hire Gloria Allred

(Newser) - Bernie Fine may not be going to jail over allegations that he sexually abused minors—but one of his accusers is. Zach Tomaselli, 23, is close to a plea deal that would get him a two-year sentence for sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy, he tells the Daily Orange , Syracuse University'... More »

Syracuse Coach Boeheim Sorry for Slamming Accusers

He apologizes for downplaying abuse allegations against Bernie Fine

(Newser) - When allegations surfaced that Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine molested boys, head coach Jim Boeheim defended his longtime friend last week by questioning the motives of his accusers. Now he's walking that back. "I believe I misspoke very badly in my response to the allegations that have been... More »

Syracuse Coach Accused of Molesting Ball Boys

Bernie Fine put on leave; Jim Boeheim leaps to his defense

(Newser) - More sexual abuse allegations have surfaced in the world of college sports. Bernie Fine, an assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University, has been placed on administrative leave amid allegations that he molested two former ball boys. Bobby Davis, now 39, claims Fine molested him starting when he was in the... More »

Ariz. Coach Swears Off 1-Year Wonders

Olson calls NBA rule "farce," plans to push for changes benefiting college basketball

(Newser) - Lute Olson is sick of an NBA rule that results in top basketball prospects spending just one year in college, the Los Angeles Times reports, and says he'll no longer recruit such players for his University of Arizona program. Olson, who's seen the rule cost Arizona two top players this... More »

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