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Katie Couric Never Second-Guessed Asking Manti Te’o If He Is Gay

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Manti Te'o made his first national appearance since the story broke about his so-called girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, being a hoax, when he appeared on Katie Couric's television show. One of the more talked about moments from that appearance came when Couric attempted to clarify rumors that perhaps Te'o was gay. ...

Manti Te’o's Uncle Suggests Ronaiah Tuiasosopo’s Hoax Was a Financial Con, Sensed Something Wrong With Tuiasosopo After Meeting Him in L.A.

Friday, January 18th, 2013

It was around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday when Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was placed back into the news. This time the conversation wasn't about Te'o being one of the best defensive players in college football, or being a Heisman hopeful or how his struggles in the National Championship game ...

South Bend Tribune’s Eric Hansen Still Trusts Manti Te’o

Friday, January 18th, 2013

As details continue to emerge in the Manti Te'o saga, the one question that many of us continue to ask is how it took this long for the media and the public to discover that Te'o's dead girlfriend was actually a fake. One of the reporters who wrote extensively about ...

Deadspin’s Tim Burke Breaks Down His Reporting of the Manti Te’o Story

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Unless you've been in a coma the last 24 hours, you're aware that SRI's friends over at Deadspin rocked the sports world and made Lance Armstrong's week with a jaw-dropping story Wednesday exposing Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend as a fake. Just how did the story come to be? One of ...

Nick Saban Refuses to Even Define the Term “Dynasty”

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

In case you've been under a rock, Nick Saban hasn't been willing to go there when folks start talking about his Alabama Crimson Tide program as a dynasty. After winning its third title in four years Monday night, however, that title seems more and more appropriate. Saban takes his dynasty ...

Manti Te’o: If You Had Told Me I’d be Playing for a National Championship and Be a Heisman Contender, I Would Say You’re Crazy”

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

When Manti Te'o decided to return for his senior season at Notre Dame, it was because he wanted to make some priceless memories. That doesn't mean he was expecting all this. Te'o could become just the second primarily defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy and could finish with a ...

Brian Kelly Invites The Challenge Of Playing Alabama, But Isn’t Sure Notre Dame Will Get That Opportunity

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Brian Kelly has Notre Dame in the national title picture in his third season with the program, but he isn't so sure the Irish will get a chance to play for all the marbles unless Alabama or Oregon slips up. With that in mind, he's hungry for the chance to battle ...

“Husky” Brady Hoke Knows His Team Must Be Better Stopping The Run Against Notre Dame

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Brady Hoke is not a small man. And he seems to have a really great sense of humor. And that's why the Michigan coach is shrugging off Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's comments that he is husky. In fact, Hoke doesn't really care if you go so far as to ...

Notre Dame Closes In On Top-10 National Ranking

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

It was hard to tell exactly where Notre Dame stood in the college football ranks after two weeks. The Fighting Irish won in a rout against Navy in an interesting season-opener overseas, then came back and topped Purdue by just a field goal. But Brian Kelly's team made a statement ...

Michael Floyd Moves On From Past Issues, Readies for NFL Life

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Recently, Michael Floyd's offseasons have been marred by off-the-field incidents involving alcohol. Floyd was hit twice for underage drinking and then last offseason was arrested for driving under the influence, a mistake that cost him a long-term suspension from the team and his captain role. But the Notre Dame wide ...