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  1. Former freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan retires

    Former freestyle world record holder and three-time Olympic medalist Eamon Sullivan says he has retired competitive swimming just weeks after pulling out of the Australian team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with a shoulder injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  2. Why gold medalist Michael Phelps came back from retirement - ESPN...

    Morty Ain

    Michael Phelps talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and revealed his double-jointed arms as a key to his Olympic success, and then some.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  3. espnW -- Team USA softball legend Jessica Mendoza announces retir...

    Graham Hays

    One of softball's most popular players and perhaps its greatest hitter, Jessica Mendoza has decided to retire at 33 with two small children at home and a broadcast career burgeoning. Graham Hays chronicles a career unlike any other.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  4. Retirement finally comes for ageless Zanetti

    David Wilson

    Inter president Erik Thorir confirmed on Tuesday that Nerazzurri legend Javier Zanetti will retire at the end of the season and take up a position in the club's front office. "The meetings with Zanetti have been going on for the last couple of mo...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  5. Why swimming needs the Michael Phelps-Ryan Lochte rivalry

    Jim Caple

    Michael Phelps did not win his first final race since coming out of retirement, but he did remind fans of something else -- just how much the sport needs and enjoys his rivalry with Ryan Lochte.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  6. Phelps on first race back: 'It was strange'

    Jim Caple

    MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps couldn't wait to get back in the pool and compete again. After his 18-month retirement from competitive swimming, Phelps worked his way past a multitude of cameras to the starting area Thursday. Then he stepped up on ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  7. Michael Phelps says he's having fun in return to swimming

    Michael Phelps spoke publicly on Wednesday for the first time since deciding to come out of retirement, saying he is returning to the pool on his terms alone.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  8. espnW -- U.S. skeleton racer Noelle Pikus-Pace slides into retire...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    With a long journey to the Olympic podium behind her, U.S. skeleton star Noelle Pikus-Pace focuses on endurance training and family time.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  9. Is Michael Phelps' return to competitive swimming a good thing?

    Jim Caple

    Retirement can be a fickle thing for athletes, especially when that athlete is as accomplished as Michael Phelps. But is his return a good thing for the sport of swimming?

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  10. Olympic great Michael Phelps ends retirement, will swim in April ...

    Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  11. Stephanie Rice, Australian Olympian, makes retirement official

    Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice officially retired from competitive swimming Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  12. Detroit Red Wings retire Nicklas Lidstrom's No. 5 jersey

    The Detroit Red Wings have retired Nicklas Lidstrom's No. 5 jersey.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  13. Tony Parker clarifies retirement talk

    Nick Borges

    There was a report out of Greece that claimed Tony Parker is going to retire from basketball after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, however that would be inaccurate. "Are you crazy?" Parker told the San Antonio Express-News, via text message o...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  14. Saint Mary's Gaels retire Matthew Dellavedova's No. 4 jersey

    Saint Mary's retired the No. 4 jersey worn by all-time leading scorer Matthew Dellavedova on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014
  15. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    10-time NFL All-Pro TE Tony Gonzalez talks about Michael Sam's announcement, the atmosphere in a locker room, his retirement and more. Gonzalez ESPN reporter Chris Connelly dishes on what his conversation with Michael Sam was like, Sam's announceme...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  16. Simon Dumont to step back from competitive halfpipe skiing

    Megan Michelson

    Freeskiing pioneer Simon Dumont announces his retirement from competitive halfpipe skiing.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014