Posts Tagged Athlete retirement

Steelers to retire Hall of Famer Greene’s No. 75

Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney stands beside a team jersey with Hall of Fame defensive lineman Joe Greene's name and number after a press conference during NFL football training camp  in Latrobe, Pa., on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The team announced they were retiring Greene's number 75, the first one since Ernie Stautner's 70 was retired in 1964. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Greene’s No. 75 now belongs to the ages.

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Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

Andrew Riley, second left,of Jamaica, crosses the line to win the men's 110 meter hurdles from William Sharman, second right, of England, who was placed second and Shane Brathwaite, third right, who was placed third, in Hampden Park stadium at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andrew Riley won the 110-meter hurdles gold Tuesday to complement his teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole’s 100-meter gold medal on the track at the Commonwealth Games, clinching both high-profile sprint races for Jamaica.

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Panthers OL Wharton retires after 10 NFL seasons

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers offensive lineman Travelle Wharton officially announced his retirement at a press conference at Wofford College, about 30 minutes from he grew up and started playing the game.

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Former US national team player DeMerit retires

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Former U.S. national team player Jay DeMerit has retired from soccer.

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