CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Manti Te’o

Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Chargers-Bengals Wild Card Game Spotlights Top NFL Rookies

The Bengals and Chargers will have a lot of young players in the playoff spotlight at Paul Brown Stadium.

01/04/2014

Alex Rodriguez answers questions outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Opening Day 2013 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Top 13 Sports Stories Of 2013

This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.

12/31/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 01: Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers throws a pass against the Cincinnati Bengals at Qualcomm Stadium on December 1, 2013 in San Diego, California. The Bengals won 17-10. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Giants Travel To San Diego For Bout With Reeling Chargers

As revered as New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is in the Big Apple, he is equally disliked in San Diego. This week Manning gets to face the franchise that he slighted when drafted in 2004 and faces the quarterback, Philip Rivers, who was part of the franchise-altering trade on draft day almost a decade ago.

12/03/2013

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.

08/26/2013

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

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

Geno Smith (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

2013 NFL Draft Was Light On Glamor, Heavy On Intrigue

The Jets’ QB conundrum is among the hot stories generated once the 2013 NFL Draft came to a close.

04/28/2013

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

Manti Te'o at 2013 NFL Combine (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o, Geno Smith Fall Out Of NFL Draft’s First Round

There were plenty of big names missing from the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night: Manti Te’o, Geno Smith, Matt Barkley. And every running back in this year’s crop.

04/26/2013

Alec Ogletree (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Palladino: Giants Need To Think Run-Stopper In Upcoming NFL Draft

The Giants have a glaring need at linebacker. Outside of getting the best available player — which could well be Alec Ogletree, anyway — that’s where the concentration of the first two days needs to be.

04/24/2013

D.J. Fluker (Photo by Greg McWilliams/Getty Images), Manti Te'o (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) and Chance Warmack (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Who Will The Giants Select With The 19th Overall Pick In The NFL Draft?

Heading into the NFL Draft on Thursday, look for the Giants to fill many holes on defense in the seven rounds. That doesn’t mean, of course, that general manager Jerry Reese will use the 19th pick overall to take a defensive player.

04/22/2013

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

When Will Manti Te’o Be Selected In The Upcoming NFL Draft?

Combine the good, bad and bizarre, and when Te’o gets selected might be the most intriguing part of the NFL draft that starts on Thursday in New York.

04/22/2013

Jarvis Jones  (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images), Darrelle Revis (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images), Barkevious Mingo (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Palladino: Life After Revis — What’s Next For Idzik, Jets?

If the GM digs up Vernon Gholston instead of Joe Namath in the draft, he’ll be pilloried, and probably unemployed before his contract expires.

04/22/2013

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)

Palladino: Giants Might Just Be ‘Fishing’ With Manti Te’o

More than likely, Te’o’s visit was more of a smokescreen. The Giants have turned that practice into an art form.

04/15/2013

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

Reports: Linebacker Manti Te’o Visits With Giants Ahead Of NFL Draft

Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o visited with the Giants on Thursday night and Friday morning, according to multiple reports. Te’o, of course, was the victim of a “catfishing” hoax that took the sports world by storm in January.

04/12/2013

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

Manti Te’o Lowers 40 Time, Reportedy Turns Down Invites To Attend Draft

Te’o is hoping to be picked in the first round of next month’s NFL draft, though he’s not expected to be on hand at Radio City Music Hall.

03/27/2013

more