Posts Tagged Athlete retirement

Brodeur to retire, join St. Louis Blues front office

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Martin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history, is retiring.

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2004 Olympic 800m champ Borzakovsky of Russia retires

MOSCOW (AP) — Yuri Borzakovsky of Russia, the men’s 800-meter champion at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has announced his retirement.

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AP: Jeff Gordon decided last year to leave NASCAR after ’15

In this July 27, 2014, file photo, Jeff Gordon celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Gordon says he will retire as a full-time  driver after 2015 season. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him.

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LeBron scores 26, Cavaliers cruise past Jazz 106-92

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James dunks against the Utah Jazz during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — After Kevin Love dunked, the Cavaliers exchanged smiles, approving nods and a flurry of fist bumps and high-fives as Quicken Loans Arena rocked.

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