(WSCR) While you may know him from the popular comedy Tommy Boy and sit-com Parks and Recreation, actor Rob Lowe is in the news for a different reason.

Lowe tweeted that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will retire after suffering a neck injury that sidelined him for the entire 2011 season.

Lowe did not name his source, though there are reports he has close ties with Colts president Jim Irsay.

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