Tag: Athlete retirement

Grand Slams planning to cut seeds from 32 back to 16 in 2019

Grand Slam tournaments are planning to return to seeding only 16 players, instead of 32, as of 2019, and now will give a player...
Hall of Fame ballot newcomers: Jones, Thome, Vizquel

NEW YORK — Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for...
Party time! Junior throws epic retirement party after finale

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. threw his own retirement party on pit road. Earnhardt popped out of his car, flashed a thumbs-up sign...
The Latest: Keselowski: Ford could ‘take a drubbing’ in ’18

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — The Latest on NASCAR's season finale (all times local): ...
The Latest: Ganassi has spoken to Patrick about 2018 races

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — The Latest on NASCAR's championship weekend (all times local): ...
Italy’s ‘lost generation’ will lack any World Cup experience

ROME — Call them Italy's "lost generation." The Azzurri's failure to...
Italy needs a youth overhaul after missing World Cup

ROME — Out with the old guard and in with the new. ...
Ventura doesn’t resign after Italy fails to make World Cup

The prevailing theme for Gian Piero Ventura's run as Italy coach was that the 69-year-old journeyman manager was in far over his head. ...
Beltran retires at 40 after winning 1st World Series title

HOUSTON — It took quite some time, but Carlos Beltran finally got there, winning a World Series title after 20 seasons in the majors. ...
Packers adjust again, this time moving on after Bennett

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Another week, another change of direction for the Green Bay Packers. ...

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