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.
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 former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach accused of molesting ball boys will break her silence after six months.
A judge says he expects to announce a decision in two weeks after hearing arguments on a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University and men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim.
A Maine man says he lied when he accused former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting him.
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.
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.”
Two men who say they were sexually abused by an assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University are announcing that they are suing the school.
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.
Defense attorneys working for Bernie Fine believe that the prosecution faces obstacles in proving sexual abuse allegations against their client.
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.