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Syracuse University / Coach's Sex Abuse / Schwarz Interview #1008384

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) 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 and later Zachary Tomaselli††, introduced; details given about the sex abuse allegations and the revisiting of 2005 allegations against Fine. Extensive portions of the Laurie Fine-Davis October 2002 tape about Fine's behavior and her marriage problems played with transcription on screen. Fine's attorney's statement about the claims quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Syracuse: Gary Tuchman) What Laurie Fine said abut the affair, what the city police are saying about the Fine case, the Syracuse University investigation, how neither the police nor the school knew about the 2002 audiotape, what the newspaper is saying about the tape, the status of the Fines' marriage discussed; scenes shown from outside her house in Syracuse. [L. FINE - comments briefly.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with ESPN reporter Mark Schwarz about the Syracuse Fine scandal. [SCHWARZ - comments on the view that the audiotape was tampered with, why Davis gave him the audiotape from 2002, prior interviews with Fine years ago, other people in 2003 who would not back the Davis story, the impact of the Penn State story on Davis.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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