Retirement Tag Archive

NBA

Lakers to Retire Both of Bryant’s Numbers in December

Informally known as “The Black Mamba”, former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is set to have his jersey retired by the franchise on December 18th, a game in which Los Angeles is scheduled to host the Golden State Warriors. Which number is be the one to be left untouched? #8? #24? According to sources within the […]

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NFL

Ravens Zach Orr Retires at 24 

By the time most NFL athletes are at the age of 24, you may classify them as “their prime”. For Ravens linebacker Zach Orr, he has announced that he is deciding to hang it up and retire from the NFL.  Orr injured his neck on Christmas Day against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and through a CT […]

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MLB

Alex Rodriguez To Be Released 

As of Sunday morning, the New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez have come to a joint-decision to release the veteran third baseman. Rodriguez is scheduled to play his final game on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays, and afterwards he will assume a position as special advisor/instructor with the franchise. The complicated part about this […]

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NFL

Calvin Johnson Left Too Soon

As most are aware, former Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson, also known as Megatron, retired from the NFL a few months ago at the age of 30.  Many questioned if he had left too early, or if this was a plan to come out of retirement and join a contender like persay Tom Brady and […]

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NFL

Eugene Monroe Retires From NFL

After a 7-year career, offensive tackle Eugene Monroe has retired from the NFL. Monroe was released by the Baltimore Ravens this year and did not sign with another franchise.  The reason becomes apparent now with him retiring. Monroe has retired to focus on his health, body and his head, or more specifically, to see if […]

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MLB

Is This the End of Nick Swisher? 

Based on a report given by ESPN late on Saturday evening, the New York Yankees minor league veteran Nick Swisher has stated that he is stepping away from the game in order to be with his family.  According to a series of Tweets given out by Swisher, he has stated that he will take into […]

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NFL

Walter Thurmond Retires From NFL

According to ESPNs Adam Schefter, veteran defensive back Walter Thurmond has decided to hang it up and retire from the NFL. Thurmond played six years in the league, spending most of his career with the Philadelphia Eagles (played with the Giants and Seahawks as well).  The speculation was that Thurmond was not going to retire […]

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NFL

Percy Harvin Retires

27 year old WR Percy Harvin has retired from the NFL, Harvin entered the leauge in 2009 as a first round pick for the Minnesota Vikings and won offensive rookie of the year. In 2013, he won Super Bowl 48 over Peyton Manning’s Broncos with the Seattle Seahawks in a blowout score of 43-8 with […]

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NFL

Johnson Released by Colts, Leading to Retirement? 

On Friday Morning, the Indianapolis Colts informed veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson that he will be released from the organization.  Following a 12 season run with the Houston Texans, Johnson played a minor role with the Colts for the 2015 season. Producing 41 receptions and 4 TDs, most are implying that Johnson’s days are limited […]

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NFL

Allen Retires, Ready for Hall of Fame Argument? 

At the age of 33, defensive end for the Carolina Panthers Jared Allen is ready to call it a career. After playing 11 years of his life in the NFL, Allen has contributed so much to the game, that he may even become a candidate for Canton’s Hall of Fame.  Allen is ranked 9th all […]

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