Mike Lang

7:19pm

Tue December 13, 2011
Regional Coverage

Bernie Fine Accusers file defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University, Jim Boeheim

Two men who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of sexual abuse have filed a defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University and head basketball coach Jim Boeheim.

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7:45am

Thu December 8, 2011
Regional Coverage

Bernie Fine case a series of missed opportunities

There won't be any charges filed in New York State against former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine in the wake of an investigation by the Onondaga County District Attorney's office. District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick says the statute of limitations precludes that.  

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1:08pm

Wed December 7, 2011
Regional Coverage

Onondaga County DA: First two Bernie Fine accusers are credible

Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick answers questions from the media
Ellen Abbott

Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick held a news conference in Syracuse Wednesday, where he announced that his office is ending its grand jury investigation into sexual abuse allegations against former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.

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7:27am

Fri November 18, 2011
Regional Coverage

Syracuse Police investigating sexual abuse claims against SU assistant basketball coach

The long time assistant men’s basketball coach at Syracuse University has been placed on administrative leave, after two former team ball boys have accused him of sexual abuse.

Bernie Fine has been S.U.’s assistant basketball coach for 35 years. Former ball boy Bobby Davis, who’s now 39, told ESPN that he was molested by Fine beginning in 1984 and lasting more than 10 years.

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