Tag Archives: retirement

  • NBA’s First Openly Gay Player Jason Collins Retires

    Nov 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the league. According to Yahoo Sports, the 35-year-old athlete made the announcement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated. It’s the same forum he used in April 2013, to publicly reveal his sexuality and become the […]

  • Rinkins Report: Don’t Retire in the Poor House

    Oct 23, 14 by RinkinsReport Leave a comment


    *This week marks the  eighth annual National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), (October 19th – 25th). The week provides a great opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement goals and determine whether you’re on target to reach them. According to an Ariel Investments retirement study, African-Americans are less likely to take advantage of employment-based retirement […]

  • Derek Jeter to Retire from Baseball after 2014 Season

    Feb 12, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Derek Jeter has announced that the 2014 baseball season will be his last. The New York Yankees shortstop broke the news on his Facebook page Wednesday, stating he will retire at the end of next season. It signals the end of what will be a 17-year career for a player impervious to scandal, even as […]

  • Three Years out of the NBA, Allen Iverson Officially Retires

    Oct 31, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *There used to be a time that basketball everything to Allen Iverson. Well, that  was then. These days, no more. Saying he’s lost his desire to play, Allen Iverson formally announced his retirement from basketball Wednesday. “I gave everything I had to basketball,” Iverson said at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Wednesday. “The […]

  • James Blake, Tracy McGrady Announce Retirement

    Aug 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Retirement was in the air Monday, as two veterans in their respective sports announce the end of their playing careers. Leaving open the door to play overseas, seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady says he is retiring from the NBA. “It’s been 16 years playing the game I love. I’ve had a great run, but it’s time […]

  • Usain Bolt Says Rio Olympics Will Be His Last Hoorah

    Jun 7, 13 by Cory Alexander Haywood Leave a comment


    *Usain Bolt is growing weary of breaking all time sprinting records (if there are any more left for him to pursue). Then again, what else should a man with superhuman speed do, deliver newspapers in record time? No matter, Bolt will eventually have to find solace when he retires from Olympic competition. But don’t walk […]