Mariano Rivera wasn’t able to return from a torn ACL in time for the 2012 playoffs. But what if he had made it back?
Is this the final season for the Yankees great? Mo knows, but he’s not telling — yet.
The Yankees and their fans may want Alex Rodriguez to just go away. But if you think A-Rod will just up and retire, think again.
Former Yankee Nick Johnson has decided to retire, plagued by a wrist injury that required multiple surgeries over the last few years. Often injured, Johnson spent parts of 10 seasons in the majors but played in only 832 games.
It says here, in a strict athletic sense, that if you’ve been so good for so long a little latitude is in order.
Hideki Matsui announced his retirement Thursday. I went back to find what I had written about him after the 2009 season, his last as a Yankee.
The surefire Hall of Famer vowed he wouldn’t retire after tearing his ACL in early May, but now it seems his future in the Bronx — check that, in baseball — is very much up in the air.
Yankees fans will miss Mariano Rivera terribly, no doubt. It happens. But better to have a glorious career end this way than in potential failure.
Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
Jim Calhoun left Connecticut the same way he coached it to three national titles — on his terms. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer announced his retirement at a 2 p.m. news conference on Thursday.
Calhoun led the UConn program from obscurity to three national championships, but has struggled recently with health issues, including a fractured hip last month that has forced him to come to work on crutches.
You haggle when you buy your car. You haggle and drive a hard bargain when you buy a new house. Why wouldn’t you haggle when you’re buying retirement housing for yourself or your parents?
They were calling out numbers at the New York City Employees Retirement System offices Thursday, and although they weren’t giving out winning Mega Millions tickets, many will be set for life.
The 69-year-old Hall-of-Famer, a self-described gym rat, is back from a month-long medical leave that had many questioning whether he would ever coach again.
The 42-year-old closer says he has reached a decision about whether he will retire or return in 2013 but said he won’t reveal it until “maybe October.”