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Syracuse University / Coach's Sex Abuse #1008355

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Syracuse: Mark Schwarz) The 2002 videotaped phone conversations of the wife of Bernie Fine, the Syracuse University assistant basketball coach accused of sexual abuse by former team ball boys Bobby Davis and Mike Lang, featured; Davis quoted; details given about other sports sex abuse allegations. [Earlier, head coach Jim BOEHEIM - defends Fine.] Audio excerpts from the conversation between wife Laurie Fine and Davis played. [ABC consultant Christine BRENNAN†- calls this a watershed moment: something is going wrong in sports.] The nature of sex abuse crimes discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Schwarz, Mark

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