SHOCKING SPORTS RETIREMENTS

Rashard Mendenhall Will Reportedly Retire at the Age of 26

Rashard Mendenhall Will Reportedly Retire at the Age of 26

People probably saw this one coming.

Broncos Player John Moffitt Quits the NFL Abruptly and Leaves More Than $1 Million on the Table

Broncos Player John Moffitt Quits the NFL Abruptly and Leaves More Than $1 Million on the Table

His reasoning is worth reading.

Former NFL Player Rolando McClain Retired Earlier This Year Because He "Felt Like Aaron Hernandez"

Former NFL Player Rolando McClain Retired Earlier This Year Because He "Felt Like Aaron Hernandez"

This explains his premature retirement.

Tracy McGrady Provides an Excellent Explanation for Why He Decided to Retire

Tracy McGrady Provides an Excellent Explanation for Why He Decided to Retire

This is as honest as it gets.

Josh Brent Retires From the NFL to Focus on His Legal and Personal Issues

Josh Brent Retires From the NFL to Focus on His Legal and Personal Issues

Good decision.

New Jersey Devils Forward Ilya Kovalchuk Retires at 30, Gives Up $77 Million Remaining on Contract

New Jersey Devils Forward Ilya Kovalchuk Retires at 30, Gives Up $77 Million Remaining on Contract

What a shocker.

Terrell Owens Refuses to Accept That His NFL Career Is Likely Over

Terrell Owens Refuses to Accept That His NFL Career Is Likely Over

C'mon, T.O.

Ravens Linebacker Rolando McClain Has Decided to Retire at the Age of 23

Ravens Linebacker Rolando McClain Has Decided to Retire at the Age of 23

This is a surprise.

An NFL Player Retires and Says Junior Seau's Recent Death Was a Factor In His Decision

An NFL Player Retires and Says Junior Seau's Recent Death Was a Factor In His Decision

Seau's suicide is already having a big impact on players.

The 10 Most Shocking Retirements in Sports History

The 10 Most Shocking Retirements in Sports History

With ESPN's "The Announcement" documentary airing tonight, check out Magic Johnson and other pros who left the game earlier than anyone expected.