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ASSOCIATED PRESS Manti Te’o is hurting his reputation with his public silence on his fictitious girlfriend, sports agents say. “When there is a crisis situation, it is always good to try and respond as quickly as you can, usually in the first 24 hours,” said Clark Haptonstall, an agent and director of the sport management program at Rice University.
Laie residents Kela Miller, center, and her granddaughters Manaia Afalava, 18, left, and Mia Miller, 14, showed their support for Manti Te’o on Thursday with shirts bearing his No. 5 University of Notre Dame jersey number. Members of the community were speaking out in support of the embattled linebacker amid revelations his girlfriend never existed.
it is always good to try and respond as quickly as you can