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Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Te'o family members cry in Couric interview

The Te'o family has a tearful moment when Katie Couric brings up criticism that Manti Te'o lied about his girlfriend.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:28 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deadspin, Manti Te'o, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Manti Te'o: Did Deadspin overstep on hoax culpability?

Deadspin relied on unshakeable sourcing in proving the existence of a hoax involving the alleged dead girlfriend of Manti Te'o. The backup for alleging Te'o's complicity wasn't quite as strong.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:57 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deadspin, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o scandal: The one question Pete Thamel didn't ask

Why didn't he attend the funeral?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:20 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deadspin, Manti Te'o, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: There but for the grace of God

Reporter Pete Thamel's shortfall of journalistic skepticism. Or, there but for the grace of God go I.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:02 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deadspin, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: What a story!

Deadspin was out to debunk a hoax. But could it rely on some random woman it found on the Internet?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:29 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deadspin, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame, Sports Illustrated