Posts Tagged: RETIREMENT

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon Honored David Letterman’s Retirement With A Top Ten List Of His Own

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Jimmy Fallon took one of David Letterman's legendary bits and used it to honor the retiring late night host.

CBS

Watch David Letterman Announce His Retirement To A Standing Ovation

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David Letterman indeed announced his retirement from 'The Late Show' today, and his studio audience gave him a huge round of applause.

Baseball

Derek Jeter Announces (From Atop A Pile Of Money Surrounded By Many Beautiful Women) That The 2014 Season Will Be His Last

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New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter announced via Facebook that the 2014 MLB season would be his last, ending a 20-season career and an amazing tail trail.

FAKE RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Shia LaBeouf Announces He’s ‘Retiring From Public Life’ Because Of ‘Attacks On My Artistic Integrity’

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Shia Labeouf announces he's retiring from public life "in light of recent attacks on my artistic integrity." Quick, someone hire a skywriter to draw a giant frownie face!

BIG TEN

You Should Watch Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo’s Tearful Thank You To Retiring Ref Ed Hightower

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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo stopped a game with two minutes left to honor retiring referee Ed Hightower, a man who's made him mad for years.

rumors

Good News, Everyone! Justin Bieber Has Announced His Retirement Just In Time For Christmas

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Justin Bieber has announced his retirement during a radio interview in Los Angeles, officially making this the best Christmas ever.

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

With Leather’s Watch This: Celebrate Roy Halladay’s Career By Watching His Perfect Game

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Roy Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and announced his retirement today, so watch the highlights of his 2010 perfect game.

ANNOUNCERS

Tim McCarver Hasn’t Retired And Might Torture Only Cardinals Fans Now

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While he is done calling the World Series for Fox, Tim McCarver reiterated that he has not retired and might join the Cardinals as a broadcaster.

bands

The Who Are Finally Calling It Quits… Two More Years From Now

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Pete Townshend told reporters that The Who will have one last big world tour in 2015 as the band celebrates its 50th anniversary.

ALEXANDER PAYNE

Jack Nicholson reportedly retires from acting due to memory loss

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Well this is probably the crappiest non-world politics news you'll read all day.

RETIREMENT

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer Is Retiring. But His Insane, Frothy YouTube Clips Will Live On.

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Steve Ballmer will retire in the next year, and pass the ceremonial tongue onto somebody else.

bbc

Johnny Depp Is The Next Superstar Actor To Claim That He's Retiring

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As Johnny Depp is making the media rounds to prepare the United Kingdom <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/07/lone-ranger-190-million-loss-for-disney" target="_blank">for the disappointment</a> of The Lone Ranger, he <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23488712" target="_blank">stopped by BBC Breakfast yesterday</a> for an interview and ended up dropping quite the juicy little nugget on everyone.

BABY GOOSE

A Ryan Gosling Helpline Has Been Set Up For Fans Who Can’t Handle His Retirement

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Feeling down about Ryan Gosling's acting retirement? There's a phone helpline for that.

RETIREMENT

Ryan Gosling Is Done With Acting (For Awhile)

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This famous Canadian hunk got his first major gig on a well known TV show, before launching a successful film career, including a breakout role in an award-winning movie, and less-remembered musical side project.

DETROIT TIGERS

'The Jim Leyland Breakfast' Is Pretty Awesome And Probably Accurate

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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland is awesome because he’s a grizzled, old badass who plays by his own rules and is one of the last remaining icons of baseball’s old school.

ADORABLE SPORTS

Behold, The Yao Ming Golf Swing

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"Yao Ming being adorable" is up near the top of the things With Leather loves most, somewhere between <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/observe-the-phanatic-in-its-natural-habitat#page/1" target="_blank">Phillie Phanatic human interest stories</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/kate-upton-terry-richardson-outtakes" target="_blank">Kate Upton outtakes</a>.

bob dylan

When 6 Long-Running Bands/Musicians Should Have Called It Quits

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Over the weekend, British tabloid the Mirror <a href="http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/one-glast-time-the-rolling-stones-887386">claimed</a> that after playing the Glastonbury Festival next year, the Rolling Stones were going to call it quits.

EWAN MCGREGOR

George Lucas Talks Retirement, Racism, And Nuking The Fridge

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Bryan Curtis of <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/magazine/george-lucas-red-tails.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all">The New York Times</a> has a long interview with George Lucas where he discusses Star Wars fan rage, the difficulty of getting studios to take Red Tails seriously, his retirement of sorts, his girlfriend, and the "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2008/06/nuke-the-fridge">nuking the fridge</a>" scene in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

CHANNING TATUM

Steven Soderbergh Will Retire Eventually

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Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh apparently got drunk with Matt Damon a while back and told him that he was going to retire soon and become a painter.

APPLE

Steve Jobs Is Not Dead

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Last night Steve Jobs (who is listed as a co-inventor in an amazing <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/08/24/technology/steve-jobs-patents.html">313 patents</a>) announced he's stepping down as CEO of Apple and Tim Cook (who has already filled in as CEO when Jobs took a medical leave in 2009 and again earlier this year) is the new CEO.


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