For a college football program seeking redemption after years of underperforming, Te’o wasn’t just their star. He was their symbol. But this Wednesday, Deadspin revealed that Manti Te’o’s “tragic dead girlfriend” story was a hoax.
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Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd pleaded guilty Wednesday in a South Bend, Indiana court to misdemeanor drunken driving and was sentenced to one year of probation.Floyd, who is suspended indefinitely from the football team, will not be allowed to drive for 90 days, and after that he must pass