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Bernie Fine, assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University, has been placed on administrative leave after accusations surfaced that he molested at least two former ball boys who worked for the Orange, starting in the late 1970s and lasting into the 1990s.
This is the second major sex abuse scandal to rock a major college athletic program, following the tragedy at Penn State University and their football program. That scandal led to Joe Paterno being fired, as well as many other shake-ups within the university. The Nittany Lions also placed Mike McQueary, the assistant coach who witnessed the alleged abuse by Jerry Sandusky, on administrative leave at their school.
One boy came out yesterday and reported that allegations, and later in the evening, a relative of the first alleged victim of Fine came out and accused Fine of molestation. Police in Syracuse said they have opened an investigation into the allegations.
One alleged victim, Bobby Davis, now 39, told ESPN’s O...
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This has yet to be confirmed, but there are rumors going around that Joe Paterno’s legacy is taking another hit. The university is planning on removing the famed Joe Paterno statue that sits affront Beaver Stadium in the coming weeks. The bronze statute is a staggering seven feet tall weighing in at nearly 900 pounds. The statute is a fan favorite during game day and it is a...
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The NCAA has told Penn State it will examine how school officials handled a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus and cost the school's former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
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.
Shortly afterward, Syracuse placed longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine on administrative leave ''in light of the new allegations and the Syracuse City Police...
The NCAA has told Penn State it will investigate the school in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus, and cost its former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
Ohio State looks to rebound from its stunning loss at Purdue last week, while Tom Bradley leads Penn State into Ohio Stadium in just his second game since taking over from Joe Paterno. Watch this video as CineSport's Noah Coslov previews Saturday's game with the The Plain Dealer's Doug Lesmerises and the Philadelphia Inquirer's Joe Juliano.
A longtime assistant basketball coach at Syracuse has been accused by two former ballboys of molesting them while they were children and teenagers.
The new round of child sex charges follow the scandal at Penn State, and threaten to rock major college sports anew. Bernie Fine, a 35-year assistant under legendary Orangemen Coach Jim Boeheim is being investigated by police in the Upstate...