Often an athlete makes a bold statement during his sport’s yearly apex out of narcissistic reflex, a way of wrenching the spotlight from where it belongs and shining it on himself. But in this case, Shaquille O’Neal did the right thing.
Jim Calhoun told graduates of the high school where he coached and taught that “the best years are ahead of you.” Still, he wouldn’t say how he would spend his own future.
Unwilling to face another drug ban, Manny Ramirez is leaving baseball and at peace with his decision while the sport confronts the specter of steroids again.
In a day that Andy Pettitte “knew was obviously going to eventually come,” the Yankees’ sturdy lefty said goodbye to baseball on Friday morning.
County Executive Edward Mangano named Police Chief Thomas Krumpter as acting commissioner. Krumpter also will assist Mangano in creating a search committee for a permanent replacement.
Lieberman won his fourth term in 2006 as an independent after losing the Democratic primary to businessman Ned Lamont.
All signs are pointing toward Andy Pettitte retiring after 16 years, 240 wins, 19 more postseason wins, and 5 World Series rings.
Time for Plan B. Actually, I prefer to call it Plan P. As in Pettitte.
A think tank projects that taxpayer-funded contributions to the pension systems for NY’s public employees could balloon by billions over the next five years.
World-record holder Haile Gebrselassie has announced his retirement after dropping out of the New York City Marathon.
Bobby Cox’s first moments in retirement were no different than his 29 years as a major league manager. As always, his team came first.
State governments trying to balance their budgets have started rolling back pension benefits for public sector employees.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Lawmakers in New Jersey want to end golden parachutes for school, government and public safety workers. A Senate panel Monday advanced a bill to limit the amount of sick and vacation […]
Kevin Mawae, president of the NFL Players Association and former Jets center, is retiring from the NFL after 16 seasons and eight Pro Bowls.
Ready for another flip-flop? Brett Favre is planning to play for the Minnesota Vikings this season if his surgically repaired ankle allows it.
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