Kidd won an NBA title and two Olympic gold medals, is second on the career list in assists and steals, and was a 10-time All-Star. But he struggled badly in the playoffs for the Knicks shortly after turning 40 and decided to walk away with two years and more than $6 million left on the deal he signed last summer.
The 23-year-old McClain played three seasons with the Oakland Raiders before signing a one-year contract with Baltimore as a free agent on April 12.
Peter O’Toole is retiring from show business, saying he no longer has the heart for it and that it’s time to “chuck in the sponge.”
San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Carlos Garcia announced Wednesday that he plans to retire later this year.
Tony La Russa retired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers.
After serving as San Rafael’s top cop for four-and-a-half years, Police Chief Matthew Odetto submitted his resignation, retiring after 30 years in law enforcement, city officials said Tuesday.
Receiver Terrell Owens has said he has no intention of retiring and plans to return to the NFL following his recent ACL surgery, but it may not be his call.
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.’s top executive is stepping down following a “challenging year” that included the natural gas pipeline explosion San Bruno.
The 36-year-old Winn was granted his release by the Baltimore Orioles on Monday after signing a minor league deal with the club in early February.
San Francisco’s sheriff is retiring after 31 years on the job. Michael Hennessey told staff in a memo on Friday that he will not seek reelection this November. Hennessey has been elected to serve as sheriff eight times.