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Manti Te’o’s Fake Girlfriend Comes In At No. 69 On Maxim’s Hot 100 List

On Maxim’s website, Te’o’s fake girlfriend’s bio reads, “After Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend hoax of 2012, we think it might be nice to have an invisible girl of our own to love. Why not? She’s got a ton of great qualities, including looking awesome in a bikini.”

05/09/2013

Manti Te'o runs the 40-yard dash during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2013. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o Finds A Home In San Diego, Chargers Select Notre Dame Linebacker

The Chargers selected Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

04/26/2013

Boomer and Craig with Terrell Suggs (Credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Terrell Suggs: Asking NFL Prospects About Sexual Orientation Is Inappropriate

“I think that’s pretty much an inappropriate question to ask a kid,” Suggs said. “If the kid can play, regardless of what he does with his off-the-field time … I think that’s the only thing he really needs to be held accountable for.”

02/27/2013

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Mastermind Behind Manti Te’o Hoax: I Was Molested As A Child

The man who said he tricked Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o into falling for a fake woman he created online claims that the hoax had “everything to do” with escaping from real life because he had been molested as a child.

02/01/2013

Manti Te'o (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo To Dr. Phil: I Was The Voice Of Lennay Kekua

Tuiasosopo said he was the voice of Kekua but initially refused to recreate it when pressed by McGraw. He eventually agreed to do the voice behind a privacy screen, something McGraw promised to show during part two of the interview on Friday.

01/31/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Couric On Te’o: ‘I Really Don’t Think He Was Involved’ In Hoax

Katie Couric joined the “Boomer & Carton” program one day after her much-anticipated interview with Manti Te’o aired Thursday.

01/25/2013

Manti Te'o (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Te’o Reiterates In Interview That He Had Nothing To Do With Fake Girlfriend Hoax

Manti Te’o said that the feelings he had for what turned out to be a fake, online girlfriend were real, and he reiterated that he had nothing to do with the hoax.

01/24/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GM Jerry Reese: Giants Will Interview Manti Te’o At NFL Scouting Combine

“We interview most all the players, and so we’ll interview him, just like we interview everybody else,” Reese said. “If he’s in the right spot, and we like him well enough, any of these guys could be a possibility, including him.”

01/23/2013

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Manti Te’o Admits To Lying About Girlfriend In Dec.; Flowers Sent To ‘Funeral’?

Pressed by Katie Couric to admit that he was in on the deception, Te’o said he believed that his girlfriend Lennay Kekua had died of cancer and didn’t lie about it until December.

01/23/2013

A photo of Diane O’Meara is attached to a quote from the fictional Lennay Kekua. (Credit: CBS This Morning)

Woman Whose Photo Was Linked To Lennay Kekua Says Hoaxer Confessed, Apologized

The woman whose photo was used as the “face” of the Twitter account of Manti Te’o’s supposed girlfriend said the man allegedly behind the hoax confessed and apologized to her.

01/22/2013

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Report: Te’o Hoaxers Stalked Linebacker Shortly Before BCS Title Game

Hoaxers continued to harass Manti Te’o up to two days before the BCS National Championship Game.

01/21/2013

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Te’o Hoaxes Spreading Across The United States

Te’o hoaxes are commonplace across social media in the United States.

01/19/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Tuiasosopo Admitted Hoaxing Manti Te’o To Friend

“(Tuiasosopo) told me that Manti was not involved at all, (that) he was a victim,” an unnamed woman said in a report. “The girlfriend was a lie, the accident was a lie, the leukemia was a lie. He was crying, he was literally crying.”

01/18/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images), Twitter (credit: Damian Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Palladino: Manti Te’o Story A Cautionary Tale

Was Manti Te’o a victim or was he somehow involved in the scam? Either way, it’s all bad. Funny, this stuff never happened with paper and a typewriter.

01/18/2013

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Manti Te’o Mentioned ‘Girlfriend’ Twice Recently; SI Releases Transcript

He still has questions to answer, with many wondering whether he was a victim or participant in the scam.

01/18/2013

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