Bernie Fine

March 20, 2013 - 9:37pm
One day before the No. 4 seeded Orange face No. 13 seed Montana, an anonymous source told CBSSports the men's basketball team has been under NCAA investigation for years.

An anonymous source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday that the Syracuse University men’s basketball team has been under NCAA investigation for years.

While the investigation doesn’t have to do with last year’s allegations made against former associate head coach Bernie Fine, it’s still both major and wide-ranging, the source told CBSSports.com.

 “Throw a dart at the [NCAA] Manual [and you would hit a violation by Syracuse],” the source told CBSSports.com.

November 9, 2012 - 2:23pm
Almost a year after sexual abuse allegations arose about the former men's basketball assistant, Prosecutors announce that there isn't sufficient evidence to continue the investigation.

Former SU basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine will not be charged after accusations of child-molestation were raised last year, federal prosecuters said on Nov. 9. 

August 21, 2012 - 4:10pm
It's out with the old and in with the new for many Syracuse buildings, businesses and byways.

With students back at home and many faculty members traveling, the summer is the perfect time for campus upgrades. The last few months have brought about some changes – large and small – for the Syracuse area and for the campus itself.

May 11, 2012 - 5:52pm
Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suits against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University have been dropped by a local New York State Supreme Court judge.

In a 30-page decision released Friday by judge Brian DeJoseph, the defamation suit against Syracuse University and its men's basketball head coach was dropped.

April 26, 2012 - 1:50pm
Bernie Fine has signed on for his first job since being fired by Syracuse University last year.

Maccabi "Bazan" Haifa, more commonly known as Maccabi Haifa, has hired former SU men's assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine as a consultant.

Fine's contract was terminated late last year amid sexual assault allegations leveled by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang. According to ESPN, Haifa is ownned by Florida-based businessman Jeffrey Rosen. The club announced that he will advise the team on personnel decisions regarding both players and coaches. Fine's official title is basketball consultant.

Nearly half the team's squad is American or has roots in the United States.

April 13, 2012 - 7:02pm
Zach Tomaselli admits he fabricated his sexual assault allegations against former SU basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine.

Zach Tomaselli admitted lying about his sexual assault allegations against Bernie Fine.

He called the false allegations "a game" that he did not want to continue. He told CNY Central that he doesn't usually have feelings and hates people without caring.

March 29, 2012 - 2:48pm
The former SU basketball assistant coach has put his Dewitt house up for sale.

Listed at $549,000, the house of Bernie Fine, former assistant men's basketball coach, is up for sale at 7001 Tiffany Circle, in Dewitt.

Though no open houses are currently scheduled, interested buyers will be able to request private showings with Mary Jo Heitkamp-France, a realtor for RealtyUSA. According to a March 29 article in The Daily Orange, the Fines bought the home for $285,000 in 2001.

February 23, 2012 - 8:07pm
Representatives from ESPN, The New York Times, Sporting News, The Post-Standard, and The Patriot News discussed covering sports Scandals in Newhouse on Thursday.

Local and national media gathered on Thursday to discuss the rigors and risks of covering sports scandals as part of “When Games Turn Grim,” a daylong sports scandal symposium hosted by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Moderated by Dean Joel Kaplan, panelists discussed, analyzed and dissected media coverage of the Jerry Sandusky and Bernie Fine scandals which broke last fall.

February 22, 2012 - 9:04pm
A State Supreme Court judge ruled Wednesday that Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University will be held in Onondaga County.

Brian DeJoseph, Onondaga County State Supreme Court judge, ruled that the Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University will have to be held in Onondaga County.

 

In his ruling, he stated the attorneys for Davis and Lang failed to prove that an unbiased jury could not be found in Onondaga County.

 

February 21, 2012 - 8:22pm
A decision is pending over the location of Bobby Davis and Mike Lang's defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University.

New York State Supreme Court Justice, Brian DeJoseph heard arguments Tuesday morning regarding the defamation suit against Jim Boeheim and Syracuse University, according to an article posted Feb. 21 in the Post-Standard.