Syracuse Assistant B-Ball Coach Put on Administrative Leave After Molestation Accusations – Bernie Fine

Now that the Penn State scandal is out there, are we going to be seeing more of these? Or is this just a coincidence?  On Thursday, Syracuse University placed long time associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine on administrative leave after a former ball boy accused him of years of sexual abuse. ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” interviewed Bobby Davis, now 39, who once lived in Coach Fine’s basement as a…

November 18, 2011
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HS Coach Accused of Recruiting Boy, 16, From Mexico to Play Basketball, Forces Kid to Sell Gourmet Popcorn Instead

Cesar Landin, 16, wanted to come to the United States to play on a select high school basketball team. In fact, his parents were so desperate to get the boy this opportunity that they reportedly paid Theodore Berry, an assistant basketball coach at Lewisville High School (Texas), $300 a month to make it happen. But instead of playing b-ball, Landin was forced to sell gourmet popcorn. Yes, you read that…

October 24, 2011
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Parent, Coach Argue at YMCA Basketball Game, Coach Returns With Gun, Shoots, Misses

We’re not sure how good a basketball coach Paul H. Hill, 45, of Minneapolis (father of Tayler Hill, a starter on the Ohio State women’s basketball team) is, but his small arms shooting apparently needs some work. Which is fortunate for the parent of one of his players after an incident earlier this month at the downtown YMCA. According to police reports, Hill and the parent got into an argument…

October 24, 2011
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