Thursday, January 17, 2013

Te'o's story not the first phony tale

The bizarre saga involving Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and a fabricated girlfriend/relationship brought back memories of another odd made-up story.

This one involved Kevin Hart. No, not the famous comedian but a run-of-the-mill high school football player from Nevada. Hart staged a fake press conference, where he selected Cal over Oregon in front of his schoolmates.

His story quickly unfolded from there.

For an outstanding read on the story from ESPN in 2008, click here and check out the video below.

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