Posted April 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Eli Manning
TEAMS: New York Giants
Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is picking up a late-night television job. The New York Giants' quarterback will be the host for "Saturday Night Live" on May 5. Eli won't be the first Manning to host the show. His brother, Peyton, did it in 2007 and had a very funny ''United Way'' videotape in which he coached youngsters, hit them with passes in the back and stomach and even banished one to a portable bathroom for 20 minutes. Eli Manning has no stage experience, noting he was never even in a school play. ''It's something that's been offered a few times and I've turned it down. But it seemed like the right time. I felt ready to do it and I'm excited about that opportunity,'' he said Monday. ''I'm a little nervous about it, but excited also. It should be a lot of fun. It will take some work, but it should be something I'll always remember.''

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New York Giants Super Bowl Champion QB Eli Manning has been scheduled to host an upcoming episode of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. His appearance on the comedy show was announced last night. He will guest host SNL on May 5 while the musical guest is slated to be Rihanna. Eli is following in his brother’s footsteps. The elder Manning, Peyton, hosted the show following...

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With the  Steelers’ 2012 schedule being announced today and including fellow 2004 NFL Draft alums Eli Manning (pick #1) and Phillip Rivers (pick #4) to face Ben Roethlisberger (pick #11); as well as throwback jerseys being displayed it brought about an old story. A 2004 NFL Draft throwbac Continue

Big Giants Boom Week 10 Podcast

Jim Mancari and Tom UddoBGB StaffSpecial thanks to our editor Frank Gray for doing a great job filling in with the podcast last week!Jim and Tom are back this week analyzing the Giants' schedule that was released Tuesday.The Giants also opened voluntary offseason workouts and Monday, and Eli Manning will co-host Saturday Night Live on May 5.Thanks for tuning in!

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The 2012 NFL Schedule has been released, as all 32 teams now know who they are playing and when each game will take place. It is always interesting to see which teams dominate the primetime slate, as well as when divisional foes first meet each other for bragging rights throughout the regular season. While the Super Bowl champion New York Giants open up the 2012 NFL regular season...

Live From New York! It’s Herp A Derp Derp!

If you had a chance to catch Saturday Night Live this weekend, then I’m sure you noticed the Jay Z parody sketch that would have been funny 3 years ago same cutting edge humor that New York’s finest always deliver. Tucked away in the first hour of this week’s show was the host card for the next episode on May 5, and the honor of awkwardly attempting to deliver Gilly sketch...
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