FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2011, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning stands on the field before the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Indianapolis. Manning strongly denied a report set to air on Al Jazeera that contends the quarterback, now with the Denver Broncos, received human growth hormone through his wife during his recovery from neck fusion surgeries in 2011 in Indianapolis. In a statement Saturday night, Dec. 26, 2015, Manning said: "The allegation that I would do something like that is complete garbage and is totally made up. It never happened. Never."
FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2011, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning stands on the field before the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Indianapolis. Manning strongly denied a report set to air on Al Jazeera that contends the quarterback, now with the Denver Broncos, received human growth hormone through his wife during his recovery from neck fusion surgeries in 2011 in Indianapolis. In a statement Saturday night, Dec. 26, 2015, Manning said: "The allegation that I would do something like that is complete garbage and is totally made up. It never happened. Never." AJ Mast AP
FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2011, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning stands on the field before the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Indianapolis. Manning strongly denied a report set to air on Al Jazeera that contends the quarterback, now with the Denver Broncos, received human growth hormone through his wife during his recovery from neck fusion surgeries in 2011 in Indianapolis. In a statement Saturday night, Dec. 26, 2015, Manning said: "The allegation that I would do something like that is complete garbage and is totally made up. It never happened. Never." AJ Mast AP

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Fred Grimm joined the Herald in 1976. Since 1991 he has written a column about crime, politics and life in Broward.