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Both Deadspin Reporters Who Exposed The Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax Are Students

College Media Matters | Posted 01.22.2013 | College

Both Deadspin reporters who pieced together the big story of the moment– the non-existence of Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o's dead girlfrien...

Manti Te'o's Uncle Rips Ronaiah Tuiasosopo

Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

Besides releasing a statement shortly after Deadspin published a report detailing how Manti Te'o's deceased girlfriend never actually existed, the Not...

Hawaii Hometown Backs Te'o Amid Girlfriend Hoax

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports

LAIE, Hawaii — People in the small Hawaii hometown of Manti Te'o stood firmly behind the Notre Dame linebacker after the story of his girlfriend...

Te'o Teammates React To Girlfriend Hoax

Posted 01.17.2013 | Sports

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick was unwavering in his stance that Manti Te'o was a victim of the hoax involving his apparently fabricated ...

Te'o Released Statement

Posted 01.16.2013 | Sports

Manti Te'o issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon regarding the stunning Deadspin report that his late girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, never existed. The...

Media Played Role In Notre Dame Star's Hoax

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.18.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

Deadspin's exhaustively reported story Wednesday on Manti Te'o's fake, dead girlfriend reveals how the media helped spread falsehoods that, if checked out, would have disrupted a feel good story. Te'o's story was the type sportswriters -- or really, journalists in general -- flock toward.

Heartbreaking Te'o Story A Hoax

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The wrenching story of Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's girlfriend dying of leukemia – a loss he said inspired him...