Saturday, January 19, 2013

Manti Te'o

Manti Te'o saga sheds light new world of human interaction

USA TODAY - ‎17 minutes ago‎
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – As the Manti Te'o mess zigs this way and zags that, we see the workings of a true 21st century scandal. But first, let me tweet about that ... In the end, this is not about a Notre Dame linebacker. Manti Te'o will come and go, whatever his ...

Manti Te'o hoax: Uncle says linebacker munipulated by 'liar'

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The girlfriend hoax involving Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o took a new twist Friday when the football star's uncle uncle unleashed on the alleged mastermind of the plot. A deadspin.com report Wednesday linked a Palmdale man to the hoax that ...

Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax: What deceit lurks in Internet's depths

Christian Science Monitor - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The uproar over Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend hoax is certainly a commentary on how Internet anonymity ironically can breed trust, but it's also a cautionary tale about the sorts of Internet pretenders, or “catfish,” who lurk in the turbid ...

Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax: Notre Dame encouraging Te'o to talk

Chicago Tribune - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Outside of a prepared statement released by his agency, the former Heisman Trophy runner-up hasn't spoken about the alleged hoax consuming him now, in which a California man purportedly duped Te'o into believing he had a girlfriend named Lennay ...

Manti Te'o Hoax: Fresh Details Emerge of Complex Scam

ABC News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Fresh details have emerged about how complex and layered was the hoax involving Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o and his fake girlfriend, "Lennay Kekua." According to ABC News interviews and published reports, Te'o received phone calls, text ...

Manti Te'o's uncle says money and notoriety fueled the hoax

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
As the strange tale of Manti Te'o's fake/dead girlfriend continues to play out, the Te'o family is starting to point fingers at Ronaiah Tuiasosopo as the mastermind of an elaborate hoax designed to align himself with Te'o for notoriety and ultimately money.

Manti Te'o might have had a 'real' girlfriend after all

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Manti Te'o grieving process was only about a couple months before he found a new young with whom to spend his time – and yes, she's real. TMZ discovered Alexandra del Pilar, a student at St. Mary's, the all-girls school in South Bend, started tweeting about ...

Pictures of Manti Te'o fake girlfriend turn out to be a woman named Diane O'Meara

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The woman Manti Te'o thought was Lennay Kekua from photos has come forward and she's not happy. Diane O'Meara, a 23-year-old woman from Torrance, Calif., says she is the woman in the photos and that she did not give her consent to have them used ...

Manti Te'o phony girlfriend hoaxter confessed in tears to scamming Notre Dame ...

New York Daily News - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The man suspected of orchestrating the Manti Te'o phony girlfriend hoax tearfully confessed his role in the stunning scam to a female friend last month, according to ESPN. The friend of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, in an interview with the sports network's “Outside ...

Manti Te'o needs to address public's questions about girlfriend hoax

Yahoo! Sports - ‎7 hours ago‎
Manti Te'o hasn't spoken publicly since news of the hoax broke. (AP)If we haven't heard from him by Friday afternoon, it will be 48 hours since Deadspin deconstructed the myth of the former Notre Dame linebacker's dead girlfriend – a central part of Te'o's ...

Lance Amstrong vs. Manti Te'o: When does a sports hero deserve redemption?

Washington Post - ‎32 minutes ago‎
We've seen O.J. Simpson in prison, not for that but for going in armed to take memorabilia. And we've seen Michael Vick, who killed dogs who didn't kill properly. So where does Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o — he of the dead then she-never-existed ...

More Manti: 7 Recent Revelations in the Te'o-Kekua Fiasco

TIME - ‎48 minutes ago‎
It's now been nearly 48 hours since Deadspin broke the story of Manti Te'o and Lennay Kekua, and there's little question that you're all too familiar with the tale of the star Notre Dame linebacker and his apparently fictitious girlfriend. Though solid answers and ...

Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend May Have Duped Others

ABC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend "Lennay Kekua" may have hoaxed other unsuspecting suitors. "Catfish" movie director and actor Ariel Schulman told "Good Morning America" today that he believes there may have been "a few other ...

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