Kanye West turned heads last year with a coontastic comment that slavery “sounds like a choice” which didn’t gain him much in the way of support. Now, the Chicago superstar is fighting for his freedom from a binding contract with EMI that states he’s not allowed to retire from making music. THR reports: The insensitive […]

CLEVELAND — Three weeks ago, Jim Thome stood before more than 50,000 baseball fans in Cooperstown, New York as he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. On Saturday, Thome stood before a sellout crowd at Progressive Field as the Cleveland Indians honored him by retiring his number. Thome praised the Indians organization […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Offensive lineman Joe Thomas has retired, Thomas spent 11 seasons with the Cleveland Browns. Thomas made the Pro Bowl 10 times in his career. The lineman started 167 games for the Browns. He was a First-Team All-Pro six times. “This was an extremely difficult decision, but the right one for me […]

LeBron James is having one of the best campaigns of his NBA career despite this being his 15th season in the league. It’s a remarkable feat, and the MVP candidate looks as good at age 33 as he did when he burst onto the scene as a teenager. James’ longevity and consistent success on the court […]

CLEVELAND – After serving for nine years as councilwoman of Ward 6, Mamie Mitchell announces her retirement. Ward 6 encompasses the East Side neighborhoods of Fairfax, Larchmere, Little Italy, University Circle, Woodland Hills and parts of Buckeye-Shaker, Slavic Village and Union-Miles. Mitchell was appointed in 2008 to replace former Councilwoman Pat Britt who became Clerk of […]

(RNN) – Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo plans to leave football and go into broadcasting, according to reports Tuesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said on Twitter that Romo’s plans come even as the Cowboys were set to release him. That would have freed him to negotiate a contract with another NFL team. Romo, 36, will join […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In a new video, Cleveland Browns fan-favorite Josh Cribbs said, “I’m grateful to officially retire a Cleveland Brown. Thank you, Cleveland.” The video was posted to the @Uninterrupted Twitter. Even though Cribbs hasn’t played football since 2014, he made his retirement official on Wednesday. The Kent State alum played for the […]

Brent Musburger will call his final game as a broadcaster in Rupp Arena on Jan. 31 when Georgia plays at Kentucky on ESPN. The 77-year-old legendary broadcaster announced his retirement on Wednesday with a release through ESPN. Musburger says he’s retiring to Las Vegas to help his family start a sports handicapping business, which comes […]

Shad Moss AKA Lil’ BOW WOW AKA BOW WOW announced via social media that he is returning to where it all started from musically. According to his Instagram post he will be recording an album with his uncle Snoop Dogg he brought him into the game and then he will retire. Check out the video […]

Times they are a changing for the NBA. In the wake of Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant hanging it up for good at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season, another legendary member of the old guard has officially played his last NBA game. Tim Duncan retired on Monday morning. The San Antonio Spurs announced the […]

(RNN) – Peyton Manning has said “Omaha” for the final time. After a record-breaking career, Peyton Manning is stepping away from the NFL, ending the press conference where he announced his retirement with the word that has become a staple of his pre-snap routine. “God bless all of you, and God bless football,” Manning said. The retirement announcement […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It’s official. Angela Stokes has resigned from the bench. As part of the deal to retire, Stokes has also agreed to never seek re-election. She will also have to re-apply for her law license. Stokes was facing disciplinary charges for her courtroom behavior.   READ MORE: Cleveland19.com Article and Picture Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 […]