Tag Archives: Manti Te’o

  • The Biggest Sports Stories of 2013 So Far

    The Biggest Sports Stories of 2013 So Far

    In case you haven’t noticed, 2013 has been absolutely packed with huge sports stories. In just six months, we’ve seen incredible streaks, horrifying injuries, epic games, bizarre interruptions, major investigations, shocking murders, and even a cowardly terrorist attack. Normally we don’t get this many big stories in a year. Today, as we move into the […]

  • NFL Draft Combine: Manti Te’o Takes a Spill (Video)

    NFL Draft Combine: Manti Te’o Takes a Spill (Video)

    Manti Te’o has been under a microscope during his appearance at the 2013 NFL Draft Combine following an impressive senior season that saw him become one of the most decorated defensive players in NCAA history, as he earned several honors, including the Lott Trophy, the Maxwell Award, the Bronco Nagurski Trophy and the Butkus Award. […]

  • This Autotuned Manti Te’o Video is a Classic

    This Autotuned Manti Te’o Video is a Classic

    Look, I know you’re sick of hearing about Manti Te’o and the dead girlfriend hoax. But trust me, this is worth it. Remember the “Bed Intruder Song,” in which the “hide yo kids, hide yo wife” guy Antoine Dobson got autotuned? Or the “Double Rainbow Song,” in which that funny hippy’s reaction to a double […]

  • Here’s Manti Te’o's Interview with Katie Couric (Videos)

    Here’s Manti Te’o's Interview with Katie Couric (Videos)

    So yesterday was Manti Te’o‘s big interview with Katie Couric (Hey, Oprah, what happened?). It was the first time he or his family had appeared on TV since Deadspin broke the news about his fake dead girlfriend, and overall I think he comes off as pretty believable. How so? Well, in one five minute segment, we […]

  • The Rock Takes a Jab at Manti Te’o During WWE Monday Night Raw (Video)

    The Rock Takes a Jab at Manti Te’o During WWE Monday Night Raw (Video)

    Poor Manti Te’o. Even though it’s looking more and more like he really was just an innocent dupe, the mark in a vicious and elaborate con, the jokes go on. First, of course, came the Te’oing phenomenon—which was bad enough when random strangers on the internet did it, but even worse when a professional sports […]

  • Ronaiah Tuiasosopo Confessed Manti Te’o Fake Girlfriend Hoax to a Friend

    Ronaiah Tuiasosopo Confessed Manti Te’o Fake Girlfriend Hoax to a Friend

    Was Manti Te’o involved in orchestrating the entire story surrounding the tragic death of his fake girlfriend, Lanny Kukua?  Or was he the victim of some cruel hoax?  That is the question that many have been asking over the past couple of days, and it appears as though an answer may finally be surfacing. According to ESPN’s “Outside […]

  • 11 Totally Plausible Theories About the Manti Te’o Dead Girlfriend Hoax

    11 Totally Plausible Theories About the Manti Te’o Dead Girlfriend Hoax

    So everyone knows now that the moving story about how Manti Te’o’s girlfriend died back in September was false, and that said girlfriend never existed. But a lot of questions are still unanswered. And that, of course, opens the door to a lot of different theories about what really happened. Want to see a sampling […]

  • Te’oing is the New Tebowing (Photos)

    Te’oing is the New Tebowing (Photos)

    On October 23, 2011, Tim Tebow got down on one knee and said a little prayer on the football field following the Denver Broncos’ 18-15 come-from-behind victory over the Miami Dolphins in overtime.  Suddenly, Tebowing was born. From that point, people everywhere began getting down on one knee, placing their elbow on their other knee […]

  • Manti Te’o's Dead Girlfriend Never Existed

    Manti Te’o's Dead Girlfriend Never Existed

    If you’re looking for one of the most bizarre sports stories of all time, you’re in the right place. After months and months of “mainstream media” reports about the inspirational story of Manti Te’o and how in September he played through the heartache of losing his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, to leukemia, Deadspin.com did something nobody […]