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Saints stop Manning; top Colts 31-17 in Super Bowl

MIAMI (AP) - The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, then intercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night.

Tracy Porter intercepted a pass from Manning - of all people - and sprinted 74 yards for a touchdown and a 31-17 lead with 3:12 left.

Playing in the Super Bowl for the first time, the Saints went on a 31-7 run after falling behind 10-0 early.

MVP Drew Brees went 32 for 39 for 288 yards for the Saints, tying Tom Brady's Super Bowl record for completions. Brees went 7 for 7 on the drive that put New Orleans ahead to stay, with the score coming on a 2-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Shockey.

Manning's interception was the game's lone turnover, and he was rolled to the turf trying in vain to tackle Porter.

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