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Deadspin apologizes for Cory Gardner football story

The key words: 'sorry and embarrassed.'

Deadspin editor on Cory Gardner mess: ‘What else can we do?’

Says his reporter 'checked off all the right boxes.'

Deadspin reporter on Cory Gardner story: ‘If it’s wrong, it’s my fault’

Are you saying that someone is lying? Be very careful.

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.

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.

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

Why didn't he attend the funeral?

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.

Manti Te’o’s girlfriend: Taiwanese animation captures media’s fact-checking effort

Taiwanese animation captures media effort to verify Notre Dame linebacker's story about a deceased girlfriend.

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?

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