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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 University chancellor Nancy Cantor sent students an email detailing steps on how to report a child molestation.
The alleged victim, Bobby Davis, now 39, told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that Fine first molested him in 1983 right as Davis was about to enter the seventh grade. Davis, who was the team’s ball boy for six years starting in 1984, said he was sexually abused at Fine’s home, at the Syracuse basketball facilities and on road trips, including the 1987 Final Four. Davis said he never told Boeheim about the alleged abuse.
Davis told ESPN he was molested by Fine until he was about 27-years-old. He claims he ...
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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...
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.
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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...
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...
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.
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."
The following statements were issued by Syracuse University and head men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim Thursday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.