Just about four hours after we broke the Manti Te'o story, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick held that extremely weird presser. He got choked up. He talked a lot about an intense investigation after Notre Dame hired some PIs (which turned out to be the biggest nothing investigation ever). He confirmed the hoax stuff. It was mostly just strange and riveting TV. At Deadspin HQ we were watching the press conference online, but we noticed a lot of people on Twitter going nuts because ESPNews cut away from the presser while it was very much still going on.
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