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Rob Gronkowski retires, won’t join Tom Brady for 3rd season

The four-time All-Pro tight end announced his retirement for the second time in three years on Tuesday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski won’t be joining Tom Brady for a third season with the Buccaneers. The four-time All-Pro tight end announced his retirement for the second time in three years on Tuesday. In an Instagram post, Gronkowski…

Golden Crescent Habitat Executive Director to retire in June

A committee will announce a new director soon

VICTORIA, Texas - After 21 years, Cynthia Staley will hang up her hard hat as the Executive Director of Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity at the end of June. “The Lord called me to Habitat two decades ago for a…

Snowboarder Shaun White in his final Olympics

White says Olympics will be his final contest

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — This really is it for Shaun White. The three-time gold medalist made it clear that not only will the Beijing Games be his last Olympics, they’ll mark his final contest, too. During a reflective, sometimes emotional…

Sean Payton resigns as coach of New Orleans Saints

“I don’t like the word retirement," says Payton

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, whose 15-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship and also a one-season suspension stemming from the NFL’s bounty investigation, is leaving coaching. Payton informed the team…

Big Ben leaving Steelers in good hands with Watt, Harris

Ben Roethlisberger calls it a career

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger clasped hands with his wife Ashley, surrounded himself with the couple’s three children and disappeared into the inner recesses of Heinz Field. There’s still at least one game left in the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s career.…

Former Spurs star Lamarcus Aldridge retires at 35

Aldridge was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

NEW YORK (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA on Thursday after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets. Aldridge, 35, posted a statement on social media saying the heart concerns he…