Even though Ray Lewis announced that he will be retiring at the end of this season, he won’t be out of work for long. Apparently he’s already in talks with ESPN about signing a multi-year deal. According to ESPN he will most likely start as an analyst on Monday Night Countdown and other NFL-related ESPN shows. Great news for Ray Lewis, he will definitely bring something new to the analyst table. Click HERE for more info.
Just when we all thought that Brandon Roy was throwing in the towel and retired from basketball, he comes right back and picks up a deal with the Timberwolves. This is a 2-year contract for $10 million. Some are saying that when he is healthy Roy can be the 3rd best shooting guard in the league. Jason Kidd also went to the Knicks and Spencer Hawes stayed in Philly.
After his loss last night to Alistair Overeem Brock Lesnar officially announced his retirement in the sport of UFC. He will no longer be fighting in the octagon and promised this was his final fight. Remember that Brock Lesnar came from no previous experience in the UFC and whooped a lot of ass. Hats off to Lesnar for sticking around so long even after the tough couple of years he’s had. Here’s the video.
Hometown legend Brandon Roy announced earlier that he is considering medical retirement due to bad knees. While playing on the Blazers for five years he had to go through many injuries and surgeries which have drive him to this point. We will give you more information as this story develops. Also David Stern blocked the whole three-player trade deal to the Lakers? Not a huge fan of NBA operations right now.
So a lot of people are criticizing Shaq for how he went out the other day on Twitter. I say let the man do what he wants, he gave the NBA an amazing 19 years in the league so if he chose Twitter to go out with… let him. Here’s the actual “more professional” press conference pertaining to his retirement. A legend done.
That’s right, Shaq went the easy way out and took to Twitter to announce his retirement. Here’s the short video of his HUGE announcement. Doesn’t seem too emotional, he’ll probably get a bunch of movie roles or something now. Big ups to Shaq for 19 years in the league, glad he went out and didn’t keep beating himself up.