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Published November 27, 2013
ON THE ROCKS: Sources said that "numerous claims of inappropriate behavior were brought" against former Stony Brook Univ. AD JIM FIORE "prior to his dismissal by the school on Nov. 19." Sources said that Fiore is "accused of discriminating against employees based on gender, age and sexual orientation." The sources added that Stony Brook's Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action "received several complaints about Fiore and had knowledge of his misconduct for at least two years but failed to act." Among the complaints against Fiore are "sexual harassment and retaliation, misappropriation of university resources, and that he interrogated people about their sexuality" (ESPNW.com, 11/26).
NAMES: Baseball America named Triple-A PCL Omaha Storm Chasers President & GM MARTIE CORDARO MiLB Exec of the Year (Baseball America)....MLS named Revolution G MATT REIS the MLS Works Humanitarian of the Year (MLS)....Trail Blazers and Seahawks Owner PAUL ALLEN has purchased an 8-bedroom, 8-bath mansion in Atherton, Calif., for $27M (FORBES.com, 11/26).