The attorney for a Maine man who accused fired Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him says he’s dropping a civil lawsuit filed in Pittsburgh.
A prison inmate who was one of four men to accuse a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach of sexual abuse when they were children has admitted that he made up his claim.
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A New York prison inmate has come forward with accusations that he was sexually molested by former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine as a child, starting more than 40 years ago.
Two men who say they were sexually abused by an assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University are announcing that they are suing the school.
This Penn State stuff has tested my mettle, my willingness to engage and my belief in our species.
Victims of childhood sexual abuse are “denied basic legal rights,” said the Rev. Robert Hoatson of the advocacy group Road to Recovery.
A federal probe is ongoing into the accusations against fired coach Bernie Fine, but Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says he won’t pursue a state case.
I know many of you don’t and can’t coach your children. I know some of you like to use sports as a pseudo babysitting service. But with all the questions surrounding coaches today, you as a parent have to be more vigilant when others are coaching your kids.
Defense attorneys working for Bernie Fine believe that the prosecution faces obstacles in proving sexual abuse allegations against their client.
Former longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine is under investigation for child molestation, and coach Jim Boeheim’s future has been called into question in this his 36th season.
Syracuse Chancellor Nancy Cantor says the school decided to fire associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine upon hearing an audiotape recorded by Bobby Davis, one of three men who have accused Fine of molesting them as minors.
Federal authorities have obtained a third sealed search warrant in their investigation of former Syracuse University basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine, who has been accused by three men of molesting them as minors.
Zach Tomaselli told Anderson Cooper he has offered to take a lie detector test, has cooperated with investigators and that there was evidence to support his account.
Federal prosecutors in New York are handling the entire child sex abuse investigation involving fired Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine — including an allegation that he molested a boy in a Pittsburgh hotel room in 2002.