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Watching Football With Mannings a Hit for ESPN

Super Bowl champ brothers drew almost 2M viewers

(Newser) - Some football fans need complete silence to enjoy the game. But for the people who think spending Sunday on the couch with friends and family hollering at the TV is perfect, the Manning brothers on ESPN2 was a delight. Peyton and Eli Manning, both two-time Super Bowl champions, watched the...

Eli Manning, Who Played Best in Super Bowls, Retires
Two-Time MVP in
Super Bowl Retires

Two-Time MVP in Super Bowl Retires

Eli Manning, 39, played 16 seasons for the Giants

(Newser) - Eli Manning, the New York Giants quarterback who played 16 often-ordinary seasons in the NFL but elevated his game to win two Super Bowls in upsets, is retiring. "He represented our franchise as a consummate professional with dignity and accountability," one of the Giants' owners said in a...

Another Big-Name QB Won't Be Playing
A Franchise QB's Era
Might Be Over

A Franchise QB's Era Might Be Over

Giants bench Eli Manning

(Newser) - The New York Post is pretty definitive about things: "The Eli Manning era is over." The assessment comes as the New York Giants benched the 38-year-old Tuesday in favor of rookie Daniel Jones. Manning and the Giants were off to an 0-2 start, having failed to rebound from...

Eli Benched, and the Owner's Famous Niece Isn't Happy

Kate Mara tweets a broken heart over the surprise news from Giants

(Newser) - The big news from the NFL this week isn't about anthems or playoff races: It's the benching of Eli Manning. The 36-year-old QB has started 210 straight games for the New York Giants, but that streak dating back to 2004 ends on Sunday, reports ESPN . The reason is...

Eli Manning Tweaks Peyton on SNL

Giants quarterback sticks to playing awkward meek guys on 'Saturday Night Live'

(Newser) - Eli Manning made a surprisingly watchable appearance as guest host on Saturday Night Live last night, tweaking big brother Peyton Manning in a PSA-style sketch touting his work with Little Brothers—the younger Manning teaches little boys how to wreak revenge on their attention-hogging older brothers, mostly by torturing them....

NYC Salutes Giants as Super Bowl Champs

Eli Manning and crew get a ticker-tape parade

(Newser) - To the victors go the massive ticker-tape parades. Thousands roared as Giants quarterback Eli Manning hoisted the team's Super Bowl trophy during a parade today through New York City. (The Daily Intel blog wonders why the city can't do this for Iraqi war vets, too.) Today's...

Another Weird Victory for Eli, Giants

 Another Weird 
 Victory for 
 Eli, Giants 
SUPER BOWL REACTION

Another Weird Victory for Eli, Giants

But in Super Bowl XLVI, Manning made a hero of himself

(Newser) - Last night's big game was intensely fought, undeniably exciting—and a little mystifying, thanks to Eli Manning's unusual brand of heroism. Analysts weigh in on the game's place in football history:
  • Last night brought us "the most Eli Manning moment of Eli Manning’s career."
...

Giants Up 9-0 at End of 1st Quarter

 Giants Beat Patriots, 21-17 
super bowl XLVI

Giants Beat Patriots, 21-17

Tom Brady has minute to win it, but New England Patriots can't pull it off

(Newser) - Eli Manning and the Giants one-upped Tom Brady and the Patriots again, coming back with a last-minute score to beat New England 21-17 for New York's fourth Super Bowl title. It was a rematch of the 2008 NFL championship, when Manning led New York past New England to ruin...

Giants' Website Declares Victory
 Giants' Website 
 Declares Victory 
SUPER BOWL XLVI

Giants' Website Declares Victory

Ad promoting official Super Bowl gear is quickly taken down

(Newser) - Kickoff in tonight's Giants-Patriots contest is still hours away, but New York is apparently already hawking T-shirts commemorating their victory. In a flub caught by the New York Post , the team's website yesterday briefly featured an ad touting the team's victory in Super Bowl XLVI, and offering...

At $107M, Giants Make Eli NFL's Richest QB

(Newser) - Peyton is going to be so jealous. Eli Manning and the New York Giants have agreed to a 7-year, $106.9 million deal that will make the younger Manning the NFL’s highest-paid quarterback, the Daily News reports. The deal locks down Manning until 2015, and though it’s not...

Fitzgerald Leads NFC to 30-21 Win
 Fitzgerald
 Leads NFC
 to 30-21 Win 
pro bowl

Fitzgerald Leads NFC to 30-21 Win

(Newser) - Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 81 yards and two touchdowns, 44-year-old John Carney kicked two fourth-quarter field goals, and the NFC rallied to a 30-21 Pro Bowl victory over the AFC today in Honolulu. The Arizona Cardinals' All-Pro receiver, coming off a record-breaking postseason and a spectacular Super Bowl...

Manning Brothers Pair Up to Make Pro Bowl History

Quarterback siblings will join forces among this year's Pro Bowl players

(Newser) - The Pro Bowl picks have been announced and they include a pair of record-busting firsts, AP reports. Eli Manning of the New York Giants and Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts will become the first quarterback-playing brothers to compete in the all-star game. Peyton's Giants teammate, 44-year-old kicker John Carney,...

How Eli Manning Won Over NYC
 How Eli Manning
 Won Over NYC
Glossies

How Eli Manning Won Over NYC

How the younger Manning turned his vices into virtues with one improbable drive

(Newser) - It took a while for New Yorkers to warm to Eli Manning and his quiet intensity, Kevin Conley writes in a profile of the Giants quarterback in Men’s Vogue, but he turned the town around with one miraculous drive—and a Super Bowl win. Manning, who lives in Hoboken,...

Sorry, Ladies: Eli's Officially Off the Market

Giants' QB weds college sweetheart in Mexico

(Newser) - Sorry gals, Giants quarterback Eli Manning is no longer a free man. He and college sweetheart Abby McGrew wed in a sunset ceremony last night in Mexico, the New York Post reports. A few dozen family and friends gathered at a seaside resort, where the well-tanned couple said their vows...

Meet Tonight's Superdelegates
 Meet Tonight's Superdelegates 

Meet Tonight's Superdelegates

All 3 White House contenders to appear on 'American Idol'

(Newser) - Tonight’s "American Idol" will boast cameos from Miley Cyrus, Brad Pitt, and both the Manning and Jonas brothers—but the most anticipated appearances could be by Hillary Clinton, John McCain, and Barack Obama, the New York Post reports. The charity episode is exhibition-only (no candidate will actually score...

Eli to Wed College Sweetheart
 Eli to Wed College Sweetheart 

Eli to Wed College Sweetheart

Giants' QB will wed college sweetheart

(Newser) - New York Giants’ QB Eli Manning will marry his college love in New York later this month, family sources told the New York Post. Manning, 27, and Abby McGrew, 24, picked up their marriage license in Manhattan this week, onlookers said. McGrew’s father and Manning’s brother (Cooper, not...

Patriots' 'Winning' Gear Finds a Home

T-shirts to celebrate championship go to needy in Nicaragua

(Newser) - A small town in Nicaragua is celebrating New England's victory in the Super Bowl, the New York Post reports, with children donning T-shirts celebrating the NFL's first-ever 19-0 season. Yes, yes, the Giants were the actual victors Feb. 2, but the gear had to be ready for a Patriots win—...

Triumphant Giants Conquer NY
Triumphant Giants Conquer NY

Triumphant Giants Conquer NY

Crowds cheer at airport, stadium, and on streets of Manhattan

(Newser) - The Super Bowl champion New York Giants received a New York welcome at today's victory parade. Hundreds of thousands of fans and 50 tons of confetti filled the streets of Lower Manhattan. Players waved atop floats, many catching the action on camcorders as fans bellowed their support, and Michael Strahan...

Manning Scrambles Into History
Manning Scrambles Into History

Manning Scrambles Into History

Beating the Patriots took a healthy dose of improv

(Newser) - Facing a team and coach renowned for their preparation, Eli Manning did the smart thing: He improvised. Some of Manning’s most astounding plays in Super Bowl XLII didn’t appear in the playbook, and that includes the miraculous game-saving pass to David Tyree that saw Manning scramble as never...

Tyree an Unlikely Giant Savior
Tyree an Unlikely Giant Savior

Tyree an Unlikely Giant Savior

New York wide receiver uses his head

(Newser) - Sure, Plaxico Burress' touchdown grab gave the Giants their shocking upset, but the catch of catches, the highlight of highlight reels, was David Tyree's impossible-looking snatch earlier that drive. On third-and-5 with Patriots Rodney Harrison and Asante Samuel looming, Tyree climbed a ladder in midair to come down with a...

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