What I hear: Lorenzo Reyes explains in detail how the release of Johnny Manziel means that his stay in Canada is over and that he will have to look elsewhere to play football.
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Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is dismissed after being released by the Montreal Alouettes and disqualified from the CFL on Wednesday. Now, his wife is accused of cheating during a half marathon.
Bre Tiesi-Manziel, Manziel's wife, is a fitness and Instagram model. She recently participated in the Run Like A Diva Half Marathon in Temecula, California, and finished the race with a time of 1:58:22 with zero practice, she said. According to the Houston Chronicle, the average time of a woman running a half marathon is about 2:19 and a step of more than 10 minutes per mile.
Tiesi-Manziel's average of 9:09 per mile would be impressive but not unknown – the problem for her came after a look at her divisions from one kilometer to the other.
Tiesi-Manziel crossed the six-mile mark in 13:31:29 (14 minutes). Her 11-mile update was missing, but she managed to reach the finish line at 1:58:22 with her running partner. For this to be possible, Tiesi-Manziel would have had to travel the last 6.7 miles at a rate of four minutes per mile.
Like, it's just not possible.
For this to be possible, Tiesi-Manziel should expect people to believe that she ran at a record 6.7 consecutive kilometers without a record … just after a 14-minute race.
The female world record for a mile (only a mile!) Is 4: 12.56. established by Svetlana Masterkova in 1996. Tiesi-Manziel would have needed to break this record for six consecutive miles.
It's clear: Tiesi-Manziel absolutely skipped a considerable part of the race, but that did not stop her from defending her efforts on Instagram.
Once bulletin boards exposed his performance beyond doubt, Tiesi-Manziel published a series of Instagram stories. She included a photo of the Mile 11 marker as alleged evidence that her time was legitimate, while completely ignoring inconsistencies with her time.
In one Tiesi-Manziel called the accusations "sad and pathetic" and claimed that no one was there to check the time, which is not the case in the races. She expressed her frustration at people who were questioning her time in a charity event and attributed to her athletic lifestyle her ability to progress despite the hate of cardio.
But as Deadspin pointed out, a course change would probably have forced Tiesi-Manziel to skip an entire section of the course (maybe even without her noticing it).
The runners were supposed to make a loop in the last stretch. By not making this loop, Tiesi-Manziel could have completed the half-marathon in less than two hours. Whether she cheated intentionally or not, Manziel's wife did not finish the half marathon.
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