Manti Teo

SavvyMom Roundup: Lying Athletes, Kids on Diets and the Quinoa Controversy

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Sports celebs as liars, a seven-year-old girl on a diet, the quinoa question and hockey rules. There was a lot of good stuff that caught my attention this week.

Manti Te'o's New Interview With Katie Couric Will Air Thursday

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada TV

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o will be interviewed by Katie Couric, the first on-camera interview given by the All-American since n...

'There Is No Way I Could Be A Part Of This'

CP | Ralph D. Russo, The Associated Press | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o insisted he had no role in the bizarre hoax involving his "dead" girlfriend and told ESPN on Friday ...

How Sports Heroes Become Punchlines

Andy Juniper | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o became punchlines on late-night talk shows and social media this week -- Armstrong for his two-part confessional with Oprah Winfrey and Te'o for apparently having been a part (unwittingly, or otherwise) of a huge hoax. We laugh, but these stories are honestly more sad and sick, than funny. They are drawn from the deep, dark well of black humour.