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Celtics will retire Kevin Garnett’s number ‘without a doubt,’ says Paul Pierce

“Paul Pierce already knows which number Boston will retire next” reports sportingnews.com. He’ll eventually have his number retired with the Timberwolves, too, but he’ll have to wait until management sells the team.”. “Without a doubt, KG’s number will be [the next one] retired in Boston,” Pierce said, via ESPN. “It’s going to happen. “[Garnett would] rather have his jersey retired in Boston than in Minnesota.Pierce, 40, played his first 15 seasons with the Celtics and signed a one-day contract with the team last summer so he could retire as a member of the franchise. Source:…

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Juventus and Italy legend Buffon should retire, according to ex-Germany international Basler

“Gianluigi Buffon’s less-than impressive showing in Juventus’ Champions League draw with Tottenham on Tuesday is evidence the Italy legend should retire, according to Mario Basler” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. “Gigi was an exceptional goalkeeper, but sometimes we miss the right time to retire,” former Bayern Munich winger Basler told Sport1. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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Ryan Mason retires after heeding specialist advice over skull injury

“Former Hull City, Tottenham and England midfielder Ryan Mason has announced his retirement from football due to a medical issue” writes Sports Staff for independent.co.uk. “It is with deep regret that the Club has to announce that, following the head injury suffered on 22nd January 2017, Ryan Mason is to retire from football with immediate effect.”Unfortunately, having taken expert medical advice I now have no option but to retire due to the risks involved given the nature of my injury.”. Mason is understood to have seen three different specialists, but…

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Ryan Mason retires from football on medical advice following fractured skull

“Ryan Mason, the England and Hull City midfielder, has been forced to retire after doctors told him he would put his long-term health at risk if he ever tried to play the game again following a fractured skull” writes Luke Edwards for telegraph.co.uk. “I have worked tirelessly in order to be able to return to the pitch,” Mason said in a statement. “Unfortunately, having taken expert medical advice I now have no option but to retire due to the risks involved given the nature of my injury.”.  Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Bob Corker re-evaluating his decision to retire instead of running for re-election in 2018: Report

“On Sunday, another report was published claiming that Corker had been reconsidering his decision to not run in 2018” writes Diana Stancy Correll for washingtonexaminer.com. Corker is “listening” to the requests from fellow Republicans amid concern that Republicans will lose the seat in the fall, but Corker hasn’t made a decision yet, a source told Politico. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Air Force Plans to Retire B-2s and B-1s in Preparation for New B-21 Raider

“Congress has ultimate say over the budget, and often reigns in Air Force plans to retire currently fighting aircraft in favor of new designs” writes Jay Bennett for popularmechanics.com. While the Air Force plans to retire B-2s and B-1Bs, which are expensive to maintain, to free up funds for the B-21 Raider, the service has different plans for its oldest bomber, the B-52 Stratofortress.The preparations to retire B-2s and B-1Bs will be officially released February 12 in the White House’s budget request for fiscal year 2019. Source: popularmechanics.com Share This:

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All 50 states ranked for retirement from worst to best

“However, a low score on the affordability measure kept Minnesota from being one of the best overall states for retirement” writes Matthew Michaels for businessinsider.com. On a global scale, the United States is 24th on the list of the best countries for retirement.If you decide to stay in America when you are done working, you might want to know which state is best for retirement.The same state — Minnesota — can claim to have the best quality of life and health care.Using 41 metrics in three broad categories, they were…

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Giants to retire Barry Bonds’ No. 25 jersey in August

“Giants to retire Barry Bonds’ No. 25 jersey in August FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2007, file photo, San Francisco Giants’ Barry Bonds waves goodbye to the fans at AT&T Park after his final at bat against the San Diego Padres in the sixth inning of their baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007” writes Ap Baseball Writer for yahoo.com. He will become only the 12th player from the New York or San Francisco Giants to have his number retired.Bonds will have his No. 25 jersey retired…

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