"Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels was Mr. Martin's best man, he said.
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"We know how Eli reacts both under pressure and also with changing things quickly," Michaels said. "I don't think we're making any other kinds of concession because it's an athlete over an actor, comedian or singer _ or politician, for that matter."
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