Syracuse fires Fine amid allegations

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ESPN reports that University of Syracuse assistant head basketball coach, Bernie Fine, was fired Monday after a week of sexual abuse allegations, which climaxed with the release of a tape where his wife appears to confirm the crimes.

Fine, 65, was headed into his 36th year with Syracuse and was the longest tenured assistant coach in the Division I men's basketball.

"I know everything that went on, you know," Laurie Fine said on the recorded call obtained by ESPN from the accuser Billy Davis.

According to CNN and her nephew, Matt Govendo, Fine plans on challenging the tape recording.

"She'll even say that's her voice," Govendo said.

In relation to the sections broadcasted on ESPN Govendo said they had been "tampered with."

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