Athlete Retirement

Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

Jan 23, 2019

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina

Shiffrin shows she's ready to take over from Vonn

Jan 21, 2019

It seemed like destiny played a role when Mikaela Shiffrin won what could very well turn out to be Lindsey Vonn's last race

Japanese grand champion Kisenosato retires from sumo

Jan 16, 2019

Grand champion Kisenosato, the only Japanese wrestler at sumo's highest rank, has decided to retire after three straight losses at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to retire at end of season

Jan 15, 2019

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech says he is planning to retire from soccer at the end of the season

Defenseman Josh Gorges retires after 13 NHL seasons

Jan 14, 2019

Josh Gorges retires after 13 years in NHL; defenseman twice reached conference finals with Montreal

The Latest: Tomic critical of Hewitt after Aussie Open match

Jan 14, 2019

Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt, saying Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced

Tearful Murray: Australian Open could be his last tournament

Jan 11, 2019

A tearful Andy Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of the hip injury that has derailed his career

3-time Olympic champion Yoshida retires from wrestling

Jan 10, 2019

Japan's three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida announced her retirement, saying it's time for the next generation of wrestlers to take the stage at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

APNewsBreak: MLB payrolls dropped for 1st time since 2010

Jan 8, 2019

APNewsBreak: MLB payrolls dropped for 1st time since 2010 because of suspensions and midseason retirement

Bills' Williams retiring by choosing family over football

Dec 28, 2018

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams is choosing family over football in announcing he is retiring after completing his 13th season


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