| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:00 AM
You can’t make this stuff up, at least if you aren’t Oscar Wilde. All-American Notre Dame linebacker Manti T’eo supposedly lost his grandmother and his girlfriend, supposedly a student at Stanford, on the same day in the fall, but came...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Manti Te’o saga is a reminder to all of us who practice journalism that we live in glass houses.
The newly exposed hoax that is rocking Notre Dame football, Te’o and sports media this week is a high-profile and embarrassing reminder that...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:37 AM
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a meme. To me, a meme was bigger than being president of the United States. It meant you stood for something.
So a couple of days ago, I come back into work after getting a coffee. Deadspin proceeds...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The papers and talks shows are full of sad stories about Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o' and his apparently imaginary deceased girlfriend ("We're supposed to be skeptical," Jan. 17).
With all the trouble, pathos and good will stories to be told,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It was a love story for the ages, and America was transfixed.
Superstar Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o meets a beautiful Stanford coed after a game there and over the succeeding years they fall in love. There are reports of her visiting his family...
| Jan 22, 2013
Costa Mesa High has two coaches in their first seasons with the boys' and girls' soccer programs. It would be hard to tell the two men apart, if you just listened to them.
Amos Hernandez and Tamiko Davila struck me as very positive and similar when I...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
School gets an F
Los Angeles Times
Perhaps the saddest part of the Manti Te'o Internet fraud story is the total lack of leadership shown by the once hallowed institution of Notre Dame. While a forensic examination of Te'o's statements...
| Jan 24, 2013
Whatever you think of Manti Te'o, what's happened over the past few weeks regarding this girlfriend hoax has been quite embarrassing. Being catfished is something no one wants or deserves.
For those of you who don't know, a catfish is someone who uses...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:07 PM
We're supposed to believe that Florida's system for selecting the people who set our utility rates is fair and free of political meddling.
That's a bigger fake-out than Manti Te'o's girlfriend.
The Legislature controls the selection of Public...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Irish battle tested
The Buckeyes have one of the more dynamic players in college football in Braxton Miller, a dual-threat quarterback who was second in the Big Ten in total offense this season. His play helped make...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:22 PM
Manti Te'o's crazy, whirlwind of a week ended just the way he wanted: with the Ronnie Lott IMPACT Trophy at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach.
It was only a year ago when Te'o announced he was returning to play at Notre Dame during the ceremony at the...