retirement

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June 09, 2019 - 10:18 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrián Beltré got one more tap on the top of the head from Elvis Andrus, and a visit by the person who brought the four-time All-Star third baseman up to the major leagues as a teenager. The Rangers retired Beltré's No. 29 jersey on Saturday night after he spent the last...
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June 08, 2019 - 12:29 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki eventually plans on working out again. The recently retired star of the Dallas Mavericks wants to stay in somewhat decent shape. The big German hasn't put a timeline on it — he's assuming several more rounds of pizza and ice cream will come first. Nowitzki...
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May 19, 2019 - 11:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that...
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Adrian Beltre
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May 15, 2019 - 5:05 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Adrián Beltré was afraid of how he was going to feel after announcing his retirement last November, a decision the former third baseman had pretty much reached privately a few months earlier during the season. While at peace after 21 MLB seasons and 3,166 hits, Beltré still wasn't...
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February 10, 2019 - 2:01 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Lindsey Vonn walked off with her career haul of medals in her right hand, the gold, silver and bronze clinking together almost weighing her down. Or was it the bulging knee braces and metal support rods inside her vast array of broken bones? Whatever it was, the sound was a...
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February 09, 2019 - 1:40 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Anyone expecting Lindsey Vonn to take it easy in her last race should think again. Doesn't matter if she's still banged up from a crash with a black eye, a sore rib — not to mention the pain in both of her knees that forced her to move up her retirement. "Whether I'm ready or not...
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February 04, 2019 - 6:27 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty said Monday he won't go to the White House if the Super Bowl champions are invited by President Donald Trump, and teammate and twin brother Jason said he highly doubts he would make the trip. A day after the Patriots beat...
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January 25, 2019 - 9:06 pm
ARLINGTON (1080 KRLD) - The Texas Rangers announced Friday night that Adrian Beltre's number 29 will be retired this summer. Former teammate Michael Young ended the club's winter banquet Friday night by announcing Beltre's number will be retired in June. There is no set date yet. Beltre retired in...
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