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Latest Manning QB Makes College Debut
Latest Manning QB
Makes College Debut

Latest Manning QB Makes College Debut

Nephew and grandson of stars

(Newser) - The next generation of Manning quarterbacks has taken his first snap on a college football field. Arch Manning joined his Texas teammates late in the third quarter Friday night against Texas Tech in Austin, closing out the game, CNN reports. The top recruit of his class, Manning arrived with a...

Not Sure We Needed to Know This Superstition, Mahomes

Kansas City Chiefs QB says he wears same pair of (supposedly washed) undies for every game

(Newser) - In the world of professional football, there are TDs, FGs, and now, thanks to Patrick Mahomes, TMI. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback showed up Monday on ESPN's ManningCast , hosted during Monday Night Football by brothers Peyton and Eli Manning, and the football veterans (and the world) found out just...

Peyton Manning Now Has a New Title: 'Professor'
It's 'Professor'
Manning Now

It's 'Professor' Manning Now

NFL great Peyton Manning will teach communications at University of Tennessee

(Newser) - Peyton Manning has gone from quarterback to professor. The 47-year-old will be back at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee, this fall to teach in the communications department, reports CNN . Manning will be what's known as a "professor of practice" because of his real-world media experience, per...

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...

Tennessee Students Get a Surprise During Online Class

Peyton Manning showed up

(Newser) - Peyton Manning went back to school on Thursday, surprising a University of Tennessee class assembled in an online video chat. The former Volunteers quarterback joined the remote communications class via Zoom only to be jokingly lectured by associate professor John Haas for being late, per CNN . "You know, if...

Drew Brees Reaches the Magic Number 540

Saints quarterback has thrown more TDs than any QB in history

(Newser) - It was an otherwise ho-hum 5-yard TD pass in a blowout game, but it also just happened to be the 540th touchdown pass in quarterback Drew Brees' career. And with that, the Saints' QB passed Peyton Manning for the NFL record, reports ESPN . For added measure, Brees notched another one...

Sen. Bob Corker Is Retiring
Sen. Bob Corker Is Retiring

Sen. Bob Corker Is Retiring

Is Peyton Manning a possible replacement?

(Newser) - Sen. Bob Corker announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of his term in 2018 after 12 years in the US Senate, CNN reports. The Tennessee Republican and head of the Senate foreign relations committee says he made the decision "after much thought, consideration, and family discussion over...

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, "...

Peyton Manning to Retire
 Peyton Manning to Retire 

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...

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...

Manning Slams 'Garbage' Report He Used HGH
 Manning Slams 
 'Garbage' Report 
 He Used HGH 

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'...

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...

Seattle Jumps to 15-0 Lead, Bewildering Broncos

 Seahawks Crush 
 Broncos, 43-8 
super bowl xlviii

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Most Influential Athletes in US
 Most Influential US Athletes   

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

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...

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,...

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