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Old 01-16-2013, 04:43 PM
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Default Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

http://deadspin.com/5976517/manti-te...ium=socialflow

I really hope that it's not all a hoax, but this is a pretty deep story.
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I honestly thought this was going to be something about the tragedy that was his performance in the Championship game.

Weird story.
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:04 PM
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Default Re: Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

If you can break this down in a paragraph, that would be great. That's the equivalent of a journal in interwebz length.
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:48 PM
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Quick summary: Teo reportedly had a girlfriend, and she died of leukemia. Guy does all this football stuff during tragedy. Inspiring. Wellllll, apparently that was all a hoax and his girlfriend apparently did not even exist.

Aka: Teo had a story about his girlfriend dying during the season, but now it appears its just a hoax.

The link gives A LOT more details and such
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Default Re: Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

Teo must be friends with Sarah Phillips.

I do like how he's claiming he's a victim though. That's kinda how she approached it.

Just wait until DS starts posting followups.

Barrett Robbins 2.0?
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Default Re: Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

Here's what I don't get and it's what everyone's overlooking:

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The South Bend Tribune wrote an article describing the young couple's fairytale meeting—she, a Stanford student; he, a Notre Dame star—after a football game outside Palo Alto.
If they had met, wouldn't he know that all the pictures he was being sent weren't of her? ESPN said it was of some girl that had never met him, so did it look like the girl he had met or something?

All seems too weird.

This seems like a pick the Bengals used to make but I'm praying that they take his name off the draft board, burn it, take the ashes, cover it in lava, and then send them into deep outer space.
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If they had met, wouldn't he know that all the pictures he was being sent weren't of her? ESPN said it was of some girl that had never met him, so did it look like the girl he had met or something?

All seems too weird.

This seems like a pick the Bengals used to make but I'm praying that they take his name off the draft board, burn it, take the ashes, cover it in lava, and then send them into deep outer space.
Also, ESPN supposedly knew about this being a hoax before the BCS game.
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Tragic stuff.
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Default Re: Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

This whole thing reminds me of the ordeal on this forum with the user havean, except it has real life significance.
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Here's what I don't get and it's what everyone's overlooking:



If they had met, wouldn't he know that all the pictures he was being sent weren't of her? ESPN said it was of some girl that had never met him, so did it look like the girl he had met or something?

All seems too weird.

This seems like a pick the Bengals used to make but I'm praying that they take his name off the draft board, burn it, take the ashes, cover it in lava, and then send them into deep outer space.
They didn't really meet. Apparently he was embarrassed by having an online GF and made up the story of having met her after a stanford game.

Also, apparently the person perpetuating the hoax knew Te'o. Feel bad for the guy, but it is kinda funny.
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Default Re: Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

Brent Musberger thinks Manti Te'o's imaginary girlfriend is hot.
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Also, ESPN supposedly knew about this being a hoax before the BCS game.
I think that's just ESPN covering their arse cuz they, along with all the other news outlets that reported on it, got scooped by, egad, deadspin.com. The very internet the mainstream media jackholes despise so much got the drop on all of them and it kills them. I think it's hilarious cuz there's a ton of ppl on the web without the credentials and education to land jobs in the mainstream media that are just as good and often better than their perceptually more dignified counterparts at ESPN and the like.
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Default Re: Manti Te'o Tragedy...A Hoax?

The only hoax was Notre Dame being in the BCS championship game.
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