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Published January 19, 2013, 11:13 AM

Te'o not alone in claiming online wishful thinking

CHICAGO (AP) — It started out a stunner: The Heisman Trophy runner-up had told heartbreaking stories about a dead girlfriend who didn't exist. Then it became unreal: The All-American linebacker said he had been duped, and theirs was a relationship that existed only in phone calls and Internet chats.

By: MARTHA IRVINE,AP National Writer , Associated Press

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