Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting sex-abuse claims against him.
After a probe spanning nearly a year, U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian said Friday there was no evidence to support claims that Bernie Fine had molested a boy in 2002 in a Pittsburgh hotel room.
Never again can any head coach of an athletic program assume a role so big, a face so imposing as Paterno’s, that it steers the policies and actions of an entire university.
A 2005 investigation ordered by Syracuse University into sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant men’s basketball coach found no witnesses who believed the accuser’s story.
The wife of a fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach claims ESPN trampled her reputation by broadcasting salacious and false stories about molestation claims against her husband.
The wife of a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach accused of molesting ball boys will break her silence after six months.
A judge on Friday threw out a defamation lawsuit brought against Syracuse University and men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim by two men who said the Hall of Fame coach slandered them when he said their accusations of sexual abuse against former associate head coach Bernie Fine were driven by greed.
A Maine man says he lied when he accused former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him.
Former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has put his house on the market for $549,900. Syracuse fired Fine in November amid allegations that he sexually molested two former ball boys.
Syracuse sophomore center Fab Melo has been ruled ineligible for the NCAA tournament, and multiple sources say that he will declare for the NBA Draft after the season.
Just another day at the office for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. A light Tuesday afternoon workout for his second-ranked Orange, then off to Manhattan.
Supreme Court Justice Brian DeJoseph said Bobby Davis and Michael Lang did not provide sufficient proof that Syracuse jurors would be biased.
Bobby Davis and Mike Lang wanted names and addresses of every team player from 1992-1997, saying claims that Bernie Fine’s wife had sex with some would show Jim Boeheim knew what was going on in the program.
Lawyers for Syracuse University and basketball coach Jim Boeheim say two men suing them for defamation are only out to generate salacious headlines.
A former Syracuse ball boy reportedly says in an affidavit that players “used to talk openly” about relations with Laurie Fine “as a known fact.”
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