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US sports world shocked by dying girlfriend hoax

In this Sept. 15, 2012 photo, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o points to the sky as he leaves the field after a 20-3 win against Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich. In a shocking announcement, Notre Dame said Te'o was duped into an online relationship with a woman whose "death" from leukemia was faked by perpetrators of an elaborate hoax. AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, James Brosher

As the American sports world was shaken by the news that an inspiring, playing-through-heartache story of a college football star was actually as a bizarre lie about a fake dead girlfriend, Manti Te’o and the University of Notre Dame faced questions Thursday about whether he really was duped, as he claimed, or whether he and the university were complicit in a hoax to mislead the public, perhaps to improve his chances of winning an award for the sport’s best player.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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