Found January 18, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The season-long speculation over whether injured Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will return to his team -- or even the NFL -- next season has been settled: Sources close to actor Rob Lowe have told the popular television and film star that Manning will retire. Yes. Rob Lowe. At 12:15 p.m. PT Wednesday, Lowe (@RobLowe) tweeted to his 233,692 followers and counting: "Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow. #Colts." It was the tweet heard 'round the sports world, retweeted multiple times and instantly vaulting "Rob Lowe" to No. 5 and "Peyton Manning" to No. 7 among Twitter's trending topics in the United States. It is unclear whether NFL sources directed the insider info to Rob Lowe, the celebrity, or to Chris Traeger, the city manager of fictional Pawnee, Ind., and the character Lowe portrays in the hit NBC television comedy "Parks and Recreation." Lowe -- not one to let a sleeping scoop lie -- immediate...

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