Found January 25, 2013 on Backyard Sports Blog:
Soooo, even more evidence that I've been correct the whole time about Manti Te'o being in on this hoax.   Yesterday we heard the voice mail from "Ronaiah Tuiasosopo" who we now know is his female cousin. Clearly it was a girl the whole time, and now we know his whole family was in on the hoax.   Was Manti Te'o hooking up with his cousin the whole time??  Maybe, maybe not, but we know for sure he's a strait up lying fool, and I hope nobody ever believes anything he says again. Hoax mastermind Ronaiah Tuiasosopo’s pretty young cousin played the part of “Lennay Kekua,” the fake girlfriend he created, The Post has learned. Tino Tuiasosopo convinced the Notre Dame grid star that she was the real deal, calling him at school, telling him she loved him and even sobbing hysterically when another girl answered his phone, several of the woman’s relatives said yesterday. “Tino is the girl that Manti has been talking to all these months...

Te'o shares Lennay Kekua voicemails

Katie Couric’s show released voicemails that Manti Te’o shared with her that were left on his phone by Kekua. Ronaiah Tuiasosopo's attorney says the voice is his client's.


Report: Cousin was voice of Kekua

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo’s young female cousin, Tino Tuiasosopo, reportedly was the one speaking on the phone with Manti Te’o throughout the supposed relationship.


Quality Inn hotel's sign pokes fun at Manti Te'o

By now, most of the cheap shots that have been taken at Manti Te’o over his fake girlfriend have run their course. Te’o has been mocked in pretty much every way imaginable since news of the story first broke, so most of the bits about him have either been done before or just aren’t funny. The sign currently on display at the Quality Inn Hotel in Houston is an exception. For...

Tuiasosopo to sit down with Dr. Phil

The last major player in the Manti Te'o scandal to not make a statement will reportedly sit down with the TV shrink sometime next week. 

Report: Cousin of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo is who Manti Te’o allegedly was speaking to

We still don’t believe the claim from Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was the voice on the phone with Manti Te’o, like his attorney was claiming yesterday. While it is almost a certainty that Tuiasosopo was the mastermind behind this entire odd story, it is relatively clear that the voice we heard yesterday in the voicemails that Te’o gave to Katie Couric was a woman, and not a man disguising...

It’s a man, baby!

From the desk of “you can’t make this crap up,” we have learned in a report from the New York Daily News, that Manti Te’o wasn’t talking to some girl that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo put on the phone for those marathon telephone conversations, but that it was Tuiasosopo himself. Are you freaking kidding me? Well, attorney Milton Grimes, famous for the multi-million dollar judgement...

Hotel takes a jab at Manti Te’o

@CosbySweaters Thanks to our friends at we got a photo of a Quality Inn & Suites in Houston, Texas that took a jab at former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter...

Cavaliers mock Manti Te'o with "Manti Te'o Kiss Cam" (Picture)

As keeping with the topical humor here on That NBA Lottery Pick, the fine folks with the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to do a little bit of mocking of former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o "fake girlfriend situation".Check out this image of "The Manti Te'o Kiss Cam" at last night's game against the Boston Celtics:(Courtesy of Bro Bible)

How Deadspin beat ESPN to the Manti Te'o scoop

The headlines already leaking from Manti Te'o's Katie Couric interview airing today and the admission that he lied are interesting considering the positive press that came Te'o's way coming out of his off-camera interview with Jeremy Schapp last week.  Schapp didn't just interview Te'o, he went on ESPN airwaves and vouched for his credibility (which brings...

Report: Man alleged in Manti Te'o hoax to appear on Dr. Phil in first on-camera inverview

Move over, Oprah Winfrey. Dr. Phil has secured the first on-camera interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, according to TMZ. Tuiasosopo is the man allegedly behind the fake girlfriend hoax of Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o.Te'o recently went on Katie Couric's daytime television show to share his story on the bizarre scandal. Now, Tuiasosopo will reportedly share his...

Manti Te'o admits to lying in interview with Katie Couric

The latest page turned in the soap opera that is Manti Te'o's life is his admission to Katie Couric that he lied in December by carrying on the myth of Lennay Kekua's death, but again reaffirmed that he played no role in the hoax.  The December timeline quickly emerged as the biggest problem in Te'o's story.  AA first unearthed Te'o's Heisman Trophy...

Video: Manti Te'o discusses bizarre hoax with Katie Couric

Ex-Notre Dame linebacker discusses bizarre hoax with Katie Couric.
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