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This just in, from Lowe's manager, Alan Nierob:
That's their take on it, anyway. We'll withhold judgment until we find out what Gedde Watanabe knows. [PFT]
As you would have expected, I've been working the phones all afternoon trying to confirm Rob Lowe's bombshell report that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will retire today. But Lowe's scoop blindsided the NFL media, so we decided against mining traditional sources for news. We went to the people who would really…
Tweets the Parks and Recreation and West Wing actor: "Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow." We'd tell you to be wary, after Jermaine Dupri mistakenly reported that Dwight Howard to the Nets was a done deal, but this is Rob Lowe. He's so handsome.