Manti Te’o

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5 Most Outrageous Lies In College Sports

A major in athletics, with a minor in acting.


Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Real Offense In The Notre Dame Cheating Scandal

Curiously, the Irish get worked up about academic fraud but not death or sexual assault.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

AP Lists Top 10 Sports Stories Of The Year

The top five stories were grim: terrorism, performance-enhancing drug use, legal settlements, murder charges.

670 The Score–12/27/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish tries to make a play on the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Linebacker Manti Te’o Hopes To Jump Start A Dull Chargers Defense

Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.


Manti Te'o. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o Off-Limits To Media But Not Maxim Party

The San Diego Chargers are keeping Manti Te’o off-limits to the media — for now.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2013

Manti T'eo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Photo: Maxim Includes Lennay Kekua In ‘Hot 100 List’

Manti Te’o’s fake dead girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, has had a busy year.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2013

Manti Te'o. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Favorite Manti Te’o Tweets From NFL Draft

Twitter has become a hotbed for comic activity surrounding events of national interest, especially those related to sports.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

Manti Te'o. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Vote: Should The Bears Draft Manti Te’o?

Before Notre Dame’s loss to Alabama in the BCS National Championship game, there was little debate as to where Manti Te’o would be drafted.

670 The Score–04/25/2013

Tyler Eifert. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hoge’s NFL Draft Mailbag: Should Bears Take Eifert, Te’o Or Someone Else?

After months of evaluation and speculation, we are close to receiving some finality on where this year’s NFL Draft prospects will end up.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Emery Provides Glimpse At Bears’ Draft Strategy

You have to absorb every word an NFL general manager tells you before a draft carefully, but Emery did mention a number of things to keep in mind before the Bears make their selection.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2013

Manti Te'o runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

McNeil: Te’o Will Be A Solid Draft Pick

Two weeks from today, the water cooler is going to be enormously popular in work places all over the Chicago area. That’s where Bears fans will convene to debate general manager Phil Emery’s second crack at the first round of the NFL draft.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

Manti T'eo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

‘Lennay Kekua’ Won ESPN’s Bracket Challenge

Lennay Kekua might be the most famous fake person in the history of fake people.

670 The Score–04/09/2013

Manti Te'o runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o Improves 40-Time At Notre Dame’s Pro Day

Linebacker Manti Te’o slightly improved his 40-time Tuesday at Notre Dame’s Pro Day.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2013

Manti Te'o

Ofman: Te’o Should Not Be Urlacher’s Replacement

Wow, would this be a mistake.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

Manti Te'o

Physics Professor Catfished By Super Model Imposter, Lands In Jail For Drug Smuggling

If you thought Manti Te’o was the only one foolish enough to be catfished in an online relationship, then you haven’t heard 68-year-old theoretical particle physicist Paul Frampton’s story.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2013

Jim Miller. (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadspin Writer Responds To Jim Miller Story Criticism

Earlier this week, former Bears quarterback Jim Miller joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show and discussed the difficulty a gay athlete may have in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2013

Manti Te'o and LeBron James. (Photos by Getty Images)

LeBron James Takes Shot At Manti Te’o’s 40-Yard Dash Time

Manti Te’o has taken criticism from just about everyone.

670 The Score–02/27/2013

Manti T'eo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Miller: Certain Religious NFLers Will Not Accept A Gay Teammate

Former Bears quarterback Jim Miller told The McNeil and Spiegel Show that it’s naive to think certain religious NFL players will openly accept a gay teammate.

670 The Score–02/26/2013

Manti Te'o. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Te’o Scheduled For Public Autograph Session In Rosemont

Manti Te’o is ready to meet the public.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2013

Manti Te'o runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Te’o Posts Disappointing 40-Time At NFL Combine

After a poor performance against the Crimson Tide and a disappointing Scouting Combine, NFL teams now have reason to question Te’o’s athletic ability too.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2013