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By Phillip Jackson On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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Steve Nash: I’m Not even Close to Retirement

    When the Los Angeles Lakers acquired point guard Steve Nash in the off-season, many thought it would be a match made in heaven. When Mike D’Antoni was hired as the head coach, it was the common More...

By Phillip Jackson On Sunday, March 31st, 2013
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Kobe on Retirement: Next Season will be my Last

  Logging over 45,000 total minutes in his NBA career, 53,000 if you include the playoffs, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has a lot of tread on his tires. Currently in his 17th NBA season, Kobe has been the mark More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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Report: Mariano Rivera to Retire After the Season

New York Yankees fans have one more season to witness the Sandman putting hitters to sleep. In a report from Joel Sherman’s of the New York Post, Yankees future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera, will announce More...

By Phillip Jackson On Friday, February 15th, 2013
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Falcons GM: There’s a 50-50 chance Tony Gonzalez plays next Season

  When the Atlanta Falcons season ended in the NFL Championship, many considered it a foregone conclusion that future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez was going to call it quits. Having played a total More...

By Phillip Jackson On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Terrell Suggs: Ray Lewis Retirement Announcement sparked Super Bowl Run

  Before the playoffs began  Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis decided to announce that he was going to call it quits after the season, regardless of the outcome. A move that many at the time, felt would More...

By Phillip Jackson On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Donald Driver of Green Bay Packers Announces his Retirement

  With Greg Jennings already scheduled to be a free agent, the receiving core for the Packers just got a little thinner. Packers receiver Donald Driver announced Thursday morning that he was ready to call More...

By Phillip Jackson On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Ed Reed: Ray Lewis Might not Retire after Super Bowl

  Up until now, we were all under the assumption that Ray Lewis was calling it quits after Sunday’s Super Bowl. Now, it appears that might not be the case. At least, if you ask long-time teammate Ed More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Donovan McNabb Joins The NFL Network; De Facto Retirement

D Mac had a good run, made a lot of money and ate plenty of Chunky Soup, but it is over now. It appears sees the writing on the wall and is ready to transition to life after football. He will do very well on TV. TMZ More...

By Quierra Luck On Friday, July 27th, 2012
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Falcons Tony Gonzalez Calling 2012 His Final Season

Welp Falcon fans this is your TE Tony Gonzalez’s last season in the NFL.  “I would say that Im 95 percent sure, just in case,” Gonzalez said. “I talked to my family this offseason. I’ve had a great More...

By Patrick Sicher On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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Jason Taylor’s Emotional Retirement Speech (Video)

They say that one of the hardest things for an athlete to do when it comes time to hang it up is to get used to the silence. There is a rush associated with a stadium full of people cheering for you (or booing More...

By Patrick Sicher On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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Channing Crowder Announces Retirement

Channing Crowder, a six year starter for the Miami Dolphins who was cut after the team’s first training camp practice this year, announced his retirement today on the Sid Rosenberg Show (560 WQAM Miami). More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
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How Much is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Love With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?

This has been bugging me for a while so I decided to get it off my chest. The issue: the superstar athlete’s ego. Now, it’s obvious that the superstar ego carries over into retirement. As my colleague Kojo Sarfo More...



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