There are bizarre stories, then there’s, well, this.
Manti Te’o’s triumph over personal tragedy became an inspirational theme woven into the fabric of the 2012 college football season. It was by all accounts heartbreaking and inspirational and, according to Deadspin.com, it was also a lie.
Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.