Sexual Abuse Cannot Be Ignored

Commentary by Bill Buchanan

Syracuse men’s basketball head coach, Jim Boeheim, has come under a great deal of fire recently for defending charges of sexual abuse against his longtime assistant coach, Bernie Fine. Boeheim disparaged Fine’s accusers, claiming they were lying to extort money. Defending his actions, Boeheim asserted, “What I said last week was out of loyalty. I acted without thinking. I couldn’t believe what I

was hearing.” Well, believe it, Jim. Unfortunately, sexual predators are all around us. Several high profile sexual abuse cases have

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