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• Peyton Manning closed the books on 13 years with the Indianapolis Colts yesterday, announcing that he was being cut by the team after a season during which he could not play because of a severe neck injury.

However, Manning said he has no intention of retiring, and a number of teams are rumored to be interested in his services, including the Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, NY Jets, Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers.

Let the bidding begin.

• The Boston Globe reports that Fenway Park, longtime home of the Boston Red Sox, has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Fenway Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and it is the oldest operating major league stadium, the story notes.

I think I’m amazed that it took so long. Fenway Park isn’t just a ballpark. It’s a cathedral.
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