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Bob McKillop Retires After 33-Year Run as Davidson Coach

Bob McKillop attempted to choke back tears on Friday as he announced his retirement following 33 seasons as head coach of Davidson. McKillop, 71, announced the news one day after the program’s most recognizable player, Stephen Curry, led the Golden State Warriors to their fourth NBA title in the last eight years. Curry was named…


Tears Flow as Tsonga Retires After French Open Defeat

PARIS—Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gave Norway’s eighth-seeded Casper Ruud a run for his money in a tight French Open first round battle but predictably headed into a tear-jerking retirement with a 6–7(6) 7–6(4) 6–2 7–6(0) defeat on Tuesday. The Frenchman, whose career had been hampered by multiple injuries in recent years, fought for almost four hours before…


How to Retire Early With Zero Regrets and Extra Cash for Life

Depending on who you ask, early retirement has different definitions. Generally, any time before your 62nd birthday when you are eligible to draw Social Security benefits. Recent years have seen the growth of the “Financial Independence, Retire Early” or FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement, which encourages people to retire even in their 30s and…


Retirement Planning 101

The best time to start retirement planning is today. No matter what you are doing as you read this, or what you have planned for the rest of the day, you should make time to begin retirement planning if you do not already have plans in place. Whether you have a retirement account from work,…


Oldest US Active Park Ranger Retires at 100

RICHMOND, Calif.—The National Park Service (NPS) announced Mar. 31 that Betty Reid Soskin retired after more than 15 years at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. She celebrated her 100th birthday in September 2021. A middle school in El Sobrante honored her by renaming the school after her. “To…


Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins Retires After 13 NFL Seasons

New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins, a two-time Super Bowl champion, retired Wednesday after 13 seasons in the NFL. The Saints selected the Ohio State alum in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He left the Saints after the 2013 season, then played six seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before returning to New…


Boeing’s Defense Head to Retire, Global Services Head to Take Over

Boeing Co. said on Monday the head of its big defense division, Leanne Caret, will retire after nearly 35 years with the aviation company. Caret, who is 55 years old, will be succeeded by Ted Colbert effective April 1. Caret oversaw development of the successful MQ-25 drone program and the U.S. Air Force’s new training…


Daddy Yankee Says He’s Retiring: ‘I See the Finish Line’

NEW YORK—Daddy Yankee surprised his fans by announcing his imminent retirement from music with an album and a farewell tour, more than three decades after starting a career that put reggaeton on the world map with hits including “Gasolina”, “Somos de Calle”, “Con Calma” and “Despacito.” His success has made him one of the biggest…


World Number 1 Tennis Champion Ash Barty Retires from Professional Tennis

Australian tennis star and world number one, Ash Barty, made a shock announcement on Wednesday that she is retiring from professional tennis. In a video posted on Instagram, the three-time grand slam winner told her friend Casey Dellacqua, also a retired professional player, that this is the first time she has said it out loud….


Maury Povich Retiring From Daily Talk Show After 31 Years

NEW YORK—Veteran daytime talk show host Maury Povich is retiring, with the last original episodes of “Maury” set for broadcast in September after 31 years on the air. NBC Universal confirmed the impending exit of the 83-year-old Povich on Monday. Old episodes are likely to live on in some form, however, with the company saying…