This football season was rough on Notre Dame's Manti Te'o. September saw the deaths of his beloved grandmother, as well as his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who, after suffering a serious car accident was diagnosed with leukemia. Te'o has been struck with tragedy indeed, or he would be if it were true.
While the death of his grandmother, Annette Santiago, did actually take place, DeadSpin found that t
The Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax story is the weirdest thing to happen since the Charlie Sheen spin-out. People keep looking for photos of her, and we found a few to prove that she does exist. Check them out after the jump.
The Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax is rocking the sports world, as people scramble to figure out whether Te'o, projected by Mel Kiper Jr. to be a top ten pick in this year's NFL Draft, was the creator or victim of an elaborate hoax that invented Te'o's girlfriend Lennay Kekua.
Another obvious question that has emerged from the story is who is to blame for this hoax picking up steam and spiraling out o
Manti Te'o, the talisman of a stout Notre Dame defense last season, endured his fair share of hardship while leading the Fighting Irish to a BCS Championship Game appearance. Not only did he lose his grandmother to illness, but also his girlfriend to leukemia.
The problem, however, is that Manti Te'o's girlfriend didn't exist.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish were obviously outclassed in last night's 42-14 loss at the hands of the Alabama Crimson Tide in the BCS National Championship Game. However, the beginning of the game featured a couple of questionable calls that went in the favor of Nick Saban's squad. That, of...
Maybe Notre Dame's schedule wasn't as challenging as Irish fans were willing to admit. Maybe not playing a conference championship game left them with too long of a layoff. Maybe a freshman quarterback just doesn't stand a chance against a Nick Saban coached team unless his last name is Manziel. Whatever the reason was, Notre Dame never stood a chance against the Alabama Crimson Tide, who repeated
Last month, it was a goal-line stand in overtime that propelled Notre Dame to a 20-13 home victory over the Stanford Cardinal. After five more victories, including close calls against BYU and Pittsburgh, the Fighting Irish found themselves in another situation where a goal-line stand would help secure a victory. Between some questionable play-calling from USC head coach Lane Kiffin and poor execut