Category: Lennay Kekua

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 ...