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Man at center of Te'o hoax says he was in love

Posted: 01/31/2013 - A California man says he created the hoax involving former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and a fake girlfriend because he was in love with the football player.

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Tuiasosopo to Dr. Phil: I was "deeply, romantically" in love with Te'o

Updated: 01/30/2013 - Dr. Phil McGraw says Manti Te'o was not involved in setting up the dead girlfriend hoax that became a sensation when it was exposed this month, and that the man who masterminded the scheme did so because he was "deeply, romantically" in love with the Notre Dame linebacker.

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Kelly addresses Eagles' interview, Manti for 1st time with media

Updated: 01/29/2013 - Irish Coach Brian Kelly hopped on a conference call with reporters Tuesday morning in an effort to put some closure on a number of topics since Notre Dame's National Championship loss to Alabama on January 7th. In a month full of distractions, it was fitting the phone call had one of its own.

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ND alum Rudolph named Pro Bowl MVP

Posted: 01/27/2013 - Minnesota tight end Kyle Rudolph was voted the game's MVP with 122 yards and a touchdown. The Notre Dame alum was just named to the Pro Bowl this week and said it was a blast. He gets a new GMC Truck for his MVP honor.

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Dr. Phil to interview alleged girlfriend hoaxer

Posted: 01/25/2013 - Dr. Phil McGraw has booked the first on-camera interview with the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o.

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AP NewsBreak: ND pres defends handling of Te'o

Posted: 01/25/2013 - Notre Dame's president has sent the school's board of trustees a letter outlining and defending the actions of university leaders after they were informed about the Manti Te'o dead girlfriend hoax.

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Voice of Te'o prankster? Couric plays voicemails

Updated: 01/24/2013 - The person Manti Te'o says was pretending to be his online girlfriend told the Notre Dame linebacker "I love you" in voicemails that were played during his interview with Katie Couric.

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Te'o to Couric: What would you do?

Posted: 01/24/2013 - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o admitted to Katie Couric he answered questions about his "dead," online girlfriend even after he received a call Dec. 6 from a woman posing as the fake person.

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Woman whose photo portrayed Te'o fake girlfriend speaks

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Twenty three year old Diane Meara says a photo of her was pulled from her facebook page and used as the fictitious Lennay Kekua, the alleged girlfriend of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o.

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Manti Te'o to be interviewed by Katie Couric

Posted: 01/20/2013 - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o will be interviewed by Katie Couric, the first on-camera interview given by the All-American since news broke about the dead girlfriend hoax.

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Swarbrick encouraging Te'o to speak out

Updated: 01/18/2013 - Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says star linebacker Manti Te'o and his family were planning to go public about him being the victim of a hoax before an online report scooped them.

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Former Irish player, Mike Golic, comments on Manti controversy

Posted: 01/18/2013 - As the man at the center of a hoax, Manti Te’o has yet to speak to the media about the controversy as he trains in Florida with many other draft-eligible players. On Thursday, Manti cancelled an interview scheduled with ESPN during which he would have reportedly told his side of the story.

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Notre Dame defends Manti in hoax

Updated: 01/17/2013 - The wrenching story of Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's girlfriend dying of leukemia — a loss he said inspired him to play his best all the way to the BCS championship — was dismissed by the school as a hoax perpetrated against the linebacker.

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TJ Jones remembers dad's legacy during National Championship

Updated: 01/15/2013 - Back in 1988 Andre Jones was among Notre Dame’s top defensive standouts. Andre died 19 months ago after suffering a brain aneurysm at the age of 42. His son, Irish wide receiver TJ Jones, carried on his legacy of playing in a championship game on this year’s team.

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Cierre Wood to declare for NFL Draft

Posted: 01/14/2013 - Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood will forgo his final season of athletic eligibility and submit his name for the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Rees: I'm a Notre Dame guy

Updated: 01/15/2013 - Tommy Rees says he's a Notre Dame guy and has no intentions of transferring, even if his role is that of a backup next season.

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