The Early Lead: Manti Te'o


Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Manti Te'o finds a home with San Diego Chargers

Notre Dame linebacker moves from tabloid darling to NFL.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:10 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manti Te'o, NFL draft, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 02/27/2013

NFL will investigate alleged "impermissible" combine questions

Prospective player says he was jokingly asked "do you like girls?"

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Domonique Foxworth, Manti Te'o, NFL, Nick Kasa

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Manti Te'o runs the 40 in unofficial 4.81, 4.80

Notre Dame linebacker famously involved in dead girlfriend hoax works out for scouts at combine.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:22 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manti Te'o, NFL, NFL draft

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Manti Te'o hopes NFL scouts look at his play, not hoax

Notre Dame linebacker heads into scouting combine hoping that his NFL draft stock won't fall.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manti Te'o, NFL, NFL draft, Notre Dame

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was in love with Manti Te'o, Dr. Phil says

First part of interview with man who allegedly pulled hoax on Notre Dame star airs today.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:34 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Manti Te'o to Katie Couric: "What would you do?"

Brian Te'o says his son is "not a liar. He's a kid."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Manti Te'o: Funny or Die plays it for laughs (video)

Turns out that a hoax involving a fake dead girlfriend is comedy gold.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Katie Couric to interview Manti Te'o

Notre Dame linebacker and his family will discuss what he says is a hoax involving a girlfriend who did not exist...and her death.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o skewered by "Saturday Night Live" (video)

One guy doped, the other was duped. Both probably aren't happy with "SNL."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:04 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o, Saturday Night Live, Sports humor

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o hoax: Teoing, Taiwanese animation and "The Usual Suspects"

The hoax involving Notre Dame's linebacker is a meme, among other things.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:00 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o, representatives missed chance to release story of hoax, report says

After investigation, Notre Dame left it up to Te'o to reveal that his girlfriend did not exist.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:12 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: Dead girlfriend story is a hoax

A Notre Dame legend turns into a truly bizarre story of deception.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: NFL player says he met girlfriend

Reagan Mauia says that Lennay Kekua is real.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:29 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame