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The Manti T’eo hoax

The death of the girlfriend of Notre Dame linebacker was a tragedy that motivated the star to a near-championship season and touched the emotions of millions of fans.  Or, was it all just a hoax?

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Voicemails left for Manti Te’o from Lennay Kekua

Johnny is joined by ABC 7’s chief investigative reporter Chuck Goudie to discuss the Manti Te’o scandal.

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Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te’O during the third quarter of the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game (Robert Duyos / Sun-Sentinel)

It was widely reported that Notre Dame football play Manti Te’o’s grandmother and girlfriend had passed away on the same day. It was a heartbreaking, heroic tale but only half of it is true, apparently. The website Deadspin.com reveals that Te’o’s girlfriend never existed.

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