Manti Te’o hoax

Manti Te’o might have briefly lied about Lennay Kekua after discovering in early December that his former girlfriend didn’t exist, but the pain he felt on Sept. 12 when he was told Kekua had died of cancer was real, the All-American told Katie Couric. “What I went through was real. The feelings, the pain, the […]

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CHICAGO- The tip that led to the revelation that one of the most widely recounted U.S. sports narratives of the past year was a hoax came to the editors of an online sports blog as many of their news tips do: an unsolicited email. That email led Deadspin.com assignment editor Timothy Burke on the hunt […]

The Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax story continues to take amazing twists and turns. It’s a story that popular sports blog, Deadspin, broke online, it took off like wildfire, got picked up by mass-media and has continued to take shape, hour by hour. Black Sports Online has unearthed a clip of Manti Te’o claiming his girlfriend […]

Manti Te’o’s ‘dead girlfriend’ tweeted last night, in the wake of revelations that she didn’t exist in the first place. Apparently, the myths and truths of this story will be address later today. Yesterday, Deadspin broke a story detailing how the story of Manti Te’o’s girlfriend who died of leukemia was a complete falsehood. The […]

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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o said Wednesday he was the victim of a “sick joke” that resulted in the creation of an inspirational story that had him overcoming the deaths of his grandmother and girlfriend as the team marched toward the BCS National Championship Game. Te’o released a statement and Notre Dame held a news […]