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At Rob Lowe's Roast, It's Ann Coulter Who's Scorched

Quite the hatefest

(Newser) - There is no shortage of fodder for a roast of Rob Lowe, but at the actor's Comedy Central taping on Saturday night, the blood in the water belonged to Ann Coulter and the sharks on the dais knew it, reports USA Today . Coulter knew it, telling the audience, "... More »

Peyton Manning to Retire

Decision to be announced Monday

(Newser) - Peyton Manning has informed the Denver Broncos he's going to retire, in a decision set to be announced Monday, a person with knowledge of the decision tells the AP. The source says the quarterback and the team were still working out details of an announcement. Chris Mortensen of ESPN... More »

Source Retracts Peyton Manning HGH Claims

Manning says he's angry enough to sue

(Newser) - Amid a furious backlash, a key source behind an Al Jazeera report claiming Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning received supplies of human growth hormone has recanted the allegations. In a video statement , Charles Sly says that what he was recorded saying to undercover investigator Liam Collins about sending HGH to... More »

Manning Slams 'Garbage' Report He Used HGH

QB is the biggest name in extensive, damning investigation

(Newser) - Peyton Manning is hitting back in no uncertain terms after his name surfaced in a report being labeled "explosive" that claims the star quarterback took human growth hormone from an Indianapolis anti-aging clinic as he recovered from neck surgery in 2011, and that he did so under his wife'... More »

Peyton Manning Tracks Down Faithful Fan

He helps wife in Alaska surprise her husband

(Newser) - Peyton Manning surely gets tons of requests to meet with fans, but this one required going a little above and beyond. In September, Kristen Patterson of North Pole, Alaska, wrote to Manning to request a meeting for her Army sergeant husband, Ryan, who was a huge fan. (He would listen... More »

Seahawks Crush Broncos, 43-8

Denver horribly out of synch as Seattle dominates

(Newser) - "Omaha! Omaha! Wha?" The Denver Broncos' first play from scrimmage in Super Bowl XLVIII turned into a humiliating safety when the snap sailed by Peyton Manning's head into the end zone. That set the tone for a scoreless Denver first half, as the Seattle Seahawks defense intercepted Manning... More »

Here's the Story Behind Manning's 31 'Omahas'

Companies gave $800 to his Peyback Foundation for every pre-snap mention

(Newser) - Peyton Manning's foundation for at-risk youth will receive a $24,800 donation for all the times he shouted "Omaha!" during the AFC championship game yesterday. The donations were organized by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce after Manning's 44 pre-snap "Omaha!" calls during the... More »

Peyton Manning Leads Broncos to Super Bowl

Denver upends New England 26-16 in the AFC title game

(Newser) - Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are heading to the Super Bowl after a 26-16 victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Manning threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns today to lead Denver to its first trip to the NFL title game in 15 years.The Broncos... More »

Wes Welker Leaves Patriots for Broncos

He'll be Peyton Manning's target, instead of Tom Brady's

(Newser) - Big move in the NFL today: Wes Welker will be suiting up with the Denver Broncos next season instead of the New England Patriots, reports the Boston Globe . Which means, of course, that one of Tom Brady's favorite targets will now be one of Peyton Manning's favorite targets.... More »

Colorado School: No Peyton Manning Jerseys Allowed

Number 18 linked to gang fears

(Newser) - At one Colorado school district, Peyton Manning fans will have to wait until after hours to show their colors. That's because Manning's number, 18, is associated with gangs, district officials tell the Indianapolis Star . In fact, the number 18 has been banned for years—but it was no... More »

Most Influential US Athletes

Jimmie Johnson leads Forbes list for second straight year

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the nation's 10 most influential athletes, and NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson leads the way for the second straight year. Here are the top 5, with the results based on opinion polls commissioned by the magazine:
  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Tm Tebow
  3. Peyton
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Peyton Who? Colts to Pick Andrew Luck

Stanford quarterback will replace Manning: Indianapolis Star, ESPN

(Newser) - Drinking game for next week's NFL draft: Tip one every time the phrase "big shoes to fill" is used in reference to the No. 1 pick: The Indianapolis Colts have decided to select Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, report ESPN and the Indianapolis Star . Luck, of course, will replace... More »

Manning Injury Would Be Sweet Justice: Pat Robertson

Televangelist is angry about Tim Tebow's departure

(Newser) - Pat Robertson doesn't like the way the Denver Broncos unceremoniously kicked Bible-thumping quarterback Tim Tebow to the curb in favor of Peyton Manning, and he wouldn't exactly be upset if Manning got hurt. "The Denver Broncos treated him shabbily," the televangelist declared on The 700 Club,... More »

Denver Trades Tebow to Jets

Broncos get a 4th-round draft pick

(Newser) - Get down on one knee and pray this works, New York: The Denver Broncos have traded quarterback sensation Tim Tebow to the Jets in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick, according to the Jets' official Twitter feed . (Update: The deal has apparently hit a contract snag .) The Jets ostensibly... More »

Manning, Broncos Reach $96M Deal

Denver locks up Peyton for 5-year deal, press conference this afternoon

(Newser) - Peyton Manning has a new mile-high contract: The just-released Colts quarterback , who turns a semi-creaky 36 years old on Saturday, has inked a $96 million deal with the Denver Broncos that will keep him tied up until he's an even creakier 41-year-old, reports ESPN , citing inside sources. The Broncos... More »

Peyton Manning Picks Broncos: Report

Denver will try to trade Tim Tebow

(Newser) - Is Tebow-mania on its knees in Denver? Peyton Manning has told his agent to begin negotiations with the Broncos, sources tell Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN . In a TV appearance, Schefter said Manning "fully intends" to play in Denver, and has already discussed the parameters of a... More »

Now Romney's Pals Are NFL Team Owners

Peyton Manning question brings repeat of NASCAR gaffe

(Newser) - Another rich-guy sports fumble for Mitt Romney: Weeks after taking flak for mentioning his "great friends who are NASCAR team owners," the candidate brought up his friendships with NFL team owners in response to a question about the Peyton Manning free agent sweepstakes, reports the Huffington Post . "... More »

Manning in Ariz., Talking With Cardinals

Peyton shopping hard for a team before free agency starts Tuesday

(Newser) - Peyton Manning's Tour de NFL teams continues, last night making a stop in the Arizona desert for talks with the Cardinals. The hush-hush stop marks his second—the Colts' former golden boy earlier met with the Denver Broncos and will likely drop by the Miami Dolphins ahead of Tuesday,... More »

Look Out, Tebow: Peyton Manning Visits Broncos

QB is quickly looking for a new home

(Newser) - Talk about a marquis quarterback tandem: Newly minted free agent Peyton Manning has the football world in a tizzy today as he visits the Denver Broncos. For the football-challenged, that's the same team whose starting quarterback is one Tim Tebow. Could Manning and Tebow end up on the same... More »

Manning Leaving Colts: 'I'm at Peace'

Indianapolis will retire quarterback's No. 18

(Newser) - The "sources" were right: Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts announced today that he won't be playing for the team next season after 14 years, reports the Indianapolis Star . "It's weighed heavy on my heart," said an emotional Manning. "But I am at peace... More »

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