Former Syracuse assistant coach Bernie Fine is preparing a lawsuit against ESPN, and will claim the network defamed him when it reported claims of child sexual abuse lodged by two former ballboys. »
The U.S. attorney's office, which began conducting an investigation into allegations against Bernie Fine one year ago this month, announced this morning that it was closing that inquiry and filing no charges against Jim Boeheim's former longtime assistant, who had been fired in the wake of the allegations. We remind… »
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GENEVA, N.Y.—At 11 a.m. today, Laurie Fine stood outside of a castle
That "major announcement"
Pictured is Belhurst Castle in Geneva, N.Y. Not a terribly inviting place. Nonetheless—or perhaps therefore—Laurie Fine, wife of accused molester (and former Syracuse assistant basketball coach) Bernie Fine, will speak there on Wednesday. Two of Fine's accusers, Zach Tomaselli
Back in January, once portions of his story began not adding up, Zach Tomaselli admitted he had lied
Don't say we didn't tell you about this two months ago.
First, it was prison inmate Floyd VanHooser
A prison inmate has came forward as the fourth alleged victim of Bernie Fine, the former Syracuse basketball assistant who was fired amid sexual abuse charges on Nov. 27. »
Former ball boy Bobby Davis and his stepbrother Mike Lang have filed suit in New York's State Supreme Court, but the man who allegedly molested them as teenagers isn't named. Instead, Davis and Fine have enlisted the services of Gloria Allred to represent them in a defamation suit against the university and head coach… »
Here's the latest on the child sex abuse allegations against former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine
Jason Whitlock had Bernie Fine's third accuser
Another strange side-story to the Bernie Fine child sex abuse scandal emerged this week, when a 23-year-old from Lewiston, Maine, came forward as the former Syracuse coach's third alleged victim. The accuser, Zach Tomaselli, also has a sex abuse charge of his own. »
ESPN's Mark Schwarz, the reporter who spent eight years not reporting the story
One of the stranger aspects of that taped phone conversation between former ball boy Bobby Davis and accused molester Bernie Fine's wife, Laurie