Posts Tagged Athlete retirement

PSG back on Marseille’s heels in French league

Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac, right, in action with Lyon's Milan Bisevac, left, during their French League One soccer match at Gerland stadium, in Lyon, central France, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

PARIS (AP) — After two consecutive losses in the space of four days, the joy in Marseille has given way to uncertainty about whether the team is really up for a title push.

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Bailey calls it a career after 15 years in NFL

In this Aug. 23, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey stands before an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. Bailey has decided to retire after a 15-year NFL career that included 12 Pro Bowl berths, a record for a cornerback. (AP Photo/Sam Riche, File)

DENVER (AP) — Champ Bailey is retiring after a 15-year NFL career that included a dozen Pro Bowl selections, more than any cornerback in history.

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Chauncey Billups enjoying retired life

Retired NBA basketball player Chauncey Billups reads "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" to students at Fairview Elementary in Denver on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. The NBA season is about to tip off and for the first time in nearly two decades, Billups won't be taking the court. (AP Photo/Pat Graham)

DENVER (AP) — These days, Mr. Big Shot has become Mr. Soccer Dad.

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