Found November 17, 2011 on Lions Blog:
Just two weeks after Penn State was rocked by a child sex-abuse scandal, ESPN reported Thursday that police were investigating an assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University on allegations of child molestation.

Police: Syracuse didn't contact us in '05

Syracuse police spokesman Tom Connellan says Syracuse University did not contact police in 2005 when the school was informed of allegations of ''inappropriate contact'' by an associate men's basketball coach. The school placed longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine on administrative leave Thursday night after old child molestation allegations resurfaced just two...

Syracuse Basketball Rocked by Child Molestation Allegations

A few hours ago it was announced that police have begun an investigation into the allegations against Syracuse University basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine. The charges? That he molested a Syracuse Orange team ball boy for more than a decade. You’ve heard the commonly used expression “celebrities die in threes,” in the past week it’s applied to University athletics department...

Today’s College Accused Of Child Molestation Is Syracuse

Another day, another child molestation accusation, this time it comes from college basketball powerhouse, Syracuse. Syracuse police told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” they are investigating allegations that assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine molested a team ball boy for more than a dozen years beginning in the mid-1980s. These atrocious claims come only a day after Syracuse...

Syracuse suspends safety for year

Syracuse safety Phillip Thomas has been suspended for one year for a violation of athletics department policy. The university offered no further explanation in a one-sentence email. The move comes in an off week for the Orange (5-5, 1-4 Big East), who have two games remaining in the regular season. They host Cincinnati a week from Saturday and close the season at Pitt on Dec. 3...

Syracuse University Sent a Sexual Abuse Letter to Students Yesterday

Interestingly, this email was sent to the student body from Chancellor Nancy Cantor yesterday morning at 9:12a. Was it SU showing sensitivity to the horror that has unfolded at Penn State? Or a preemptive strike against the allegations that would be aired the following evening on ESPN? Maybe both. For what it’s worth, Syracuse University’s opening statement is a far better response...

Freshman Eight Leads Orange at Foot of the Charles

The Syracuse University men’s rowing team capped its 2011 fall season on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Foot of the Charles. Five Orange crews were in action, including four in the varsity four race. Syracuse also entered a boat in the freshman eight competition.

Check In With Coach Marrone Tonight

Third-year head coach Doug Marrone will appear on Syracuse Sidelines tonight, beginning at 7:00 p.m., on Time Warner Cable Sports. Coach Marrone will then head to the Red Robin in Towne Center, Fayetteville for the AmeriCU Doug Marrone Radio Show at 8 p.m.

No. 4 Syracuse Volleyball to Face No. 5 Notre Dame in Quarterfinals

The fourth seeded Syracuse University volleyball team (19-11, 8-6) will meet the fifth seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish (15-11, 8-6) for the second time in five days in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament on Friday morning. First serve at the Al McGwire Center on the campus of Marquette University is set for 11 a.m. EST.

Police: Syracuse didn't contact us in 2005

Syracuse police spokesman Tom Connellan says Syracuse University did not contact police in 2005 when the school was informed of allegations of "inappropriate contact" by an associate men's basketball coach.

Syracuse University Statements Regarding Men's Basketball

The following statements were issued by Syracuse University and head men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim Thursday night.

Syracuse puts Fine on leave for police inquiry

Syracuse University has placed longtime assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine on administrative leave "in light of the new allegations and the Syracuse City Police investigation."
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