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  1. The Cost of Quality: Studio Ghibli Takes an Indefinite Break

    Emily Yoshida

    It's been less than a year since Studio Ghibli founder and director Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement, and in the interim, approximately one million rumors - largely fueled by Miyazaki himself - have flooded the Internet abo...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Don’t Go Away Mad

    Taffy Brodesser-Akner

    On January 28, journalists gathered inside of Beacher's Madhouse, the small, windowless amphitheater on the subterranean level of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, to hear the band Mötley Crue announce its retirement. Inside the room...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  3. Only Love Can Break Your Heart: On Rick Adelman’s Retiremen...

    Steve McPherson

    The press conference announcing Rick Adelman's retirement from coaching was about as quiet and unassuming as the man himself. Multiple rows of chairs sat ready on the Timberwolves' practice court inside the Target Center, but they...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. ‘The Finish Line,’ Episode 3: Steve Nash Reacts to th...

    Grantland Channel

    In the third episode of an exclusive Grantland series chronicling Steve Nash's trying season with the Lakers, he reveals his feelings about the media members and fans calling for his retirement, questioning his motives, and accusing him of...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  5. Shia LaBeouf Retires From Public Life, Maybe. Who Knows With This...

    Rembert Browne

    Finally, it's over. In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life.- Shia LaBeouf (@thecampaignbook) January 10, 2014 Shia LaBeouf is retiring from being public. And even though "in ligh...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  6. In Honor of the Retiring Jim Leyland, Here Is a Video of Him Curs...

    Chris Ryan

    They broke the mold with this guy. May he infuriate his retirement community with his incessant swearing and cigarette smoking. He will always be the fucking manager. (h/t @netw3rk)...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  7. Good Night, Sweet Munch: Richard Belzer Leaves Law & Order: SVU

    Amos Barshad

    Richard Belzer is leaving Law & Order: SVU. On last night's episode, Captain Cragen broke the news to Detective Olivia Benson: "Munch put in his papers … Liv, it's OK. Nothing changes. Except what has to." On an October 16 retirement party epis...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  8. Ranking Mariano Rivera's Parting Gifts

    Shane Ryan

    Yesterday was the saddest of days. Mariano pitched at Yankee Stadium for the last time in his career, and the last man to wear no. 42 is now just three games from retirement. But endings are also a time for celebration, so let's accentuate the positi...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  9. Legendary Filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki Retiring

    Emily Yoshida

    Well, this is a bummer: This Sunday at the Venice International Film Festival, right before the European premiere of his latest film, The Wind Rises, Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement from feature directing via Koji Hoshino, the president of Mi...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  10. Grantland Archives: Looking Back at Tracy McGrady

    Grantland Staff

    Today, Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from the NBA. During this past season's NBA Finals, Grantland's Jonathan Abrams spent some time with McGrady, who was a peripheral member of the Spurs team that was taking on the Heat. Little did we know,...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  11. Director's Cut for Thomas Boswell on Bill Veeck

    Michael MacCambridge

    Revisiting the 1981 Inside Sports profile of one of baseball's most legendary characters.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  12. Good-bye, Steve Sullivan! Fans of Karmic Payback Will Miss You!

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL appears to be on the verge of saying good-bye to one of its all-time great underdog stories. After nearly two decades and more than 1,000 games played, Steve Sullivan announced this week that he was "99.9 percent" sure his career was over. ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  13. Katie Baker's Bake Shop mailbag

    Katie Baker

    All that and more in this month's edition of the Bake Shop mailbag.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  14. Winners and Losers of Ilya Kovalchuk's Retirement

    Sean McIndoe

    Ilya Kovalchuk stunned the hockey world Thursday when he announced his retirement from the NHL. The decision came with 12 years and $77 million still left on Kovalchuk's controversial contract with the New Jersey Devils, and paved the way for the 30-...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  15. For Sage Rosenfels, Upon His Retirement

    Chris Ryan

    Sage Rosenfels ain't got time to bleed. Well, actually, he has plenty of time. He's retiring with 12 starts for five different teams, across 10 NFL seasons. He had a touchdown-to-interception ratio of 30-29, which means he is going to Canton. Can't w...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  16. Jay-Z in 2028: What Can We Expect From a Rapper Pushing 60?

    Amos Barshad and Rembert Browne and Hua Hsu and Alex Pappademas

    It's been just a week since Jay-Z's 12th solo album, Magna Carta ... Holy Grail, was released. But there have already been myriad reactions. From indictments of his corporate-sponsored transitional period to reminiscing on his best work, from anal...

    Blog | July 12, 2013