NYC Salutes Giants as Super Bowl Champs

Eli Manning and crew get a ticker-tape parade
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 7, 2012 1:29 PM CST
NYC Salutes Giants as Super Bowl Champs
Eli Manning holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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 parade set off from the southern tip of Manhattan and moved slowly north to City Hall as confetti wafted down from the high-rises. Mayor Bloomberg said the city should now be nicknamed the "Big Blue Apple." Click for more from the parade. (More New York Giants stories.)

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