Manti Te&#039;o http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26390/all en Football star Te'o's girlfriend and her death a hoax, U.S. college says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/football-star-teos-girlfriend-and-her-death-hoax-us-college-say <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 16 (Reuters) - Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o, whose on-field excellence after his grandmother and online girlfriend purportedly died made him a hero in the sports media, was the victim of a hoax because the girl never existed, the university said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/football-star-teos-girlfriend-and-her-death-hoax-us-college-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Manti Te'o Manti Te'o Notre Dame Fighting Irish football Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 02:15:25 +0000 5735402 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Football star Te'o's girlfriend and her death a hoax, U.S. college says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-football-star-teos-girlfriend-and-her-death-hoax-us-co <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details from Notre Dame athletic director)</p> <p>Jan 16 (Reuters) - Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o, whose on-field excellence after his grandmother and online girlfriend purportedly died made him a hero in the sports media, was the victim of a hoax because the girl never existed, the university said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-football-star-teos-girlfriend-and-her-death-hoax-us-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jack Swarbrick Manti Te'o Manti Te'o Notre Dame Fighting Irish football Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 06:00:19 +0000 5735434 at http://www.globalpost.com Notre Dame player hoax tip came by email - Deadspin.com editor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/notre-dame-player-hoax-tip-came-email-deadspincom-editor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - The tip that led to the revelation that one of the most widely recounted U.S. sports narratives of the past year was a hoax came to the editors of an online sports blog as many of their news tips do: an unsolicited email.</p> <p>That email led Deadspin.com assignment editor Timothy Burke on the hunt of a story that exposed the heart-wrenching tale of standout Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend as a fabrication, Burke said on CNN on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/notre-dame-player-hoax-tip-came-email-deadspincom-editor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Edward M. Burke Manti Te'o Manti Te'o Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:30:29 +0000 5735745 at http://www.globalpost.com -UPDATE 1-Notre Dame hoax tip was emailed - Deadspin.com editor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-notre-dame-hoax-tip-was-emailed-deadspincom-editor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Inside Edition identifying woman whose photograph was said to be Kekua, background on Notre Dame controversies)</p> <p>By James B. Kelleher</p> <p>CHICAGO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The tip that led to the revelation that one of the most widely recounted U.S. sports narratives of the past year was a hoax came to the editors of an online sports blog as many of their news tips do: an unsolicited email.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-notre-dame-hoax-tip-was-emailed-deadspincom-editor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Manti Te'o Notre Dame Fighting Irish Notre Dame Fighting Irish football Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:15:35 +0000 5735882 at http://www.globalpost.com Notre Dame students stunned by college football hoax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/notre-dame-students-stunned-college-football-hoax <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Renita D. Young</p> <p>SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan 17 (Reuters) - Notre Dame students on Thursday said they were eager to hear directly from football star Manti Te'o, a day after he and university officials announced Te'o had been duped into believing he had an online relationship with a woman who subsequently died of leukemia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/notre-dame-students-stunned-college-football-hoax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football American football in the United States Education Manti Te'o Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:15:22 +0000 5735949 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong finally admits to doping</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career on Thursday, admitting he cheated to win all seven of his Tour de France titles. Describing himself as a "bully" and a "deeply flawed character", Armstrong ended years of denials by revealing his darkest secrets in an interview with talk show host Oprah Winfrey at his hometown of Austin, Texas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Entertainment Golf Manti Te'o Phil Mickelson Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:30:39 +0000 5735956 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong finally admits to doping</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career on Thursday, admitting he cheated to win all seven of his Tour de France titles. Describing himself as a "bully" and a "deeply flawed character", Armstrong ended years of denials by revealing his darkest secrets in an interview with talk show host Oprah Winfrey at his hometown of Austin, Texas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Entertainment Jason Kokrak Manti Te'o Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:15:32 +0000 5735992 at http://www.globalpost.com With an air kiss or empty hug, Te'oing is Twitter craze http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/air-kiss-or-empty-hug-teoing-twitter-craze <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Manti Te'o, the Notre Dame linebacker entangled in a girlfriend hoax that gives a whole new meaning to the term "air kiss," is inspiring a new fad racing through social media: Te'oing.</p> <p>An avalanche of pictures of people hugging empty chairs or puckering up to an otherwise empty room were posted to Twitter with the hashtag #Te'oing days after the college football star's story about his girlfriend's cancer death was exposed as a fraud. Not only did she never have leukemia, she never existed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/air-kiss-or-empty-hug-teoing-twitter-craze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Manti Te'o McDonald Te'oing Social media World Wide Web Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:15:06 +0000 5736280 at http://www.globalpost.com Notre Dame football star says he was not in on hoax -ESPN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/notre-dame-football-star-says-he-was-not-hoax-espn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Te'o gives first interview since girlfriend hoax revealed</p> <p>* Te'o says a friend has admitted he was behind deception</p> <p>*</p> <p>Jan 19 (Reuters) - Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o has denied ever being in on an elaborate hoax, telling ESPN he had believed his relationship with a woman who turned out to be an online fabrication was real.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/notre-dame-football-star-says-he-was-not-hoax-espn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Manti Te'o Notre Dame Fighting Irish football Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:00:04 +0000 5736517 at http://www.globalpost.com Notre Dame's Te'o says had no part in forming hoax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/notre-dames-teo-says-had-no-part-forming-hoax <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By David Bailey</p> <p>Jan 24 (Reuters) - Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o said he was the victim of an elaborate online hoax and denied in an interview broadcast on Thursday having had any part in the construction of the dramatic story of his dying girlfriend.</p> <p>"No, I did not," Te'o said in the interview with Katie Couric broadcast on the daytime talk show "Katie." "I think what people don't realize is that the same day that everybody else found out about this situation, I found out."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/notre-dames-teo-says-had-no-part-forming-hoax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Katie Couric Manti Te'o Manti Te'o Notre Dame Fighting Irish football Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:45:15 +0000 5739151 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/reuters-odd-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Amusement park planned in Pakistan town where bin Laden lived</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/reuters-odd-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahlsen Business Entertainment Food and drink Manti Te'o Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 21:15:56 +0000 5745791 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Amusement park planned in Pakistan town where bin Laden lived</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahlsen Business Entertainment Food and drink Manti Te'o Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:15:03 +0000 5746001 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/reuters-odd-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Amusement park planned in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/pakistan">Pakistan</a> town where bin Laden lived</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/reuters-odd-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahlsen Business Entertainment Food and drink Manti Te'o Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:15:06 +0000 5746345 at http://www.globalpost.com Fake dead girlfriend wins NCAA basketball tournament prediction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130409/fake-dead-girlfriend-wins-ncaa-basketball-tournament-prediction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - A business analyst from Virginia beat out 8.15 million other entries to win ESPN's annual prediction contest for the NCAA basketball championship - but has gained more attention for the handle he created than his powers of prognostication.</p> <p>Craig Gilmore, inspired by several pints of beer and using the name Lannay Kekua, won the contest, accurately picking Louisville to defeat Michigan in Monday night's college basketball championship game before the 64-team tournament began.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130409/fake-dead-girlfriend-wins-ncaa-basketball-tournament-prediction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States Manti Te'o Thomson Reuters Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:45:49 +0000 5808566 at http://www.globalpost.com San Diego Chargers - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130618/san-diego-chargers-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p/> <p>Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers says Manti Te'o is just one of the guys. To the media, though, Te'o is clearly more than just one of the guys.</p> <p>With a large contingent of writers, broadcasters and photographers gathered and leaning on his every word, Te'o spoke during a press conference as the club kicked off its three-day minicamp at Chargers Park on Tuesday.</p> </p/><div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130618/san-diego-chargers-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football American football in the United States Manti Te'o Thomson Reuters Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:11:14 +0000 5859621 at http://www.globalpost.com