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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 »

DA: We Can't Prosecute Syracuse Sex Abuse Claims

Claims against Bernie Fine credible, but statute of limitations has passed

(Newser) - Bernie Fine will not face state charges related to the sexual abuse allegations against him because the statute of limitations has expired, says the county prosecutor in the case. William Fitzpatrick says that while he can't prosecute the case against the former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach on behalf... 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 Fires Coach in Wake of Molestation Claims

Bernie Fine's employment terminated, 'effective immediately'

(Newser) - Syracuse University has fired associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine in the wake of an investigation of child molestation allegations against him. "At the direction of Chancellor Cantor, Bernie Fine's employment with Syracuse University has been terminated, effective immediately," the school's senior vice president for public... More »

Third Man Says Syracuse Coach Molested Him

But accuser himself is facing child abuse charges

(Newser) - A third accuser has emerged in the Bernie Fine sexual abuse case—and unlike the first two , this one may be able to prosecute, the Syracuse Post-Standard reports. Zach Tomaselli, 23, tells police that the Syracuse University assistant basketball coach molested him 9 years ago in a Pittsburgh hotel room.... 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 »

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