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Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning Makes Call To Retire After 18-Year Career

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Jeff Legwold, ESPN Staff Writer | 2:00 p.m., March 6, 2016

 

Peyton Manning‘s Super Bowl 50 victory over the Carolina Panthers was indeed his last rodeo.

The five-time NFL MVP is retiring, the Denver Broncos announced Sunday. The team will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. ET Monday for Manning to discuss stepping away from the game after 18 seasons and two Super Bowl victories.

“When you look at everything Peyton has accomplished as a player and person, it’s easy to see how fortunate we’ve been to have him on our team,” Broncos executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway said in a statement. “Peyton was everything that we thought he was and even more — not only for the football team but in the community. I’m very thankful Peyton chose to play for the Denver Broncos, and I congratulate him More >

Bo Ryan

Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan Retiring; Greg Gard Named Interim Coach

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ESPN.com news services

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan is retiring effective immediately, he said Tuesday after the team’s win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Longtime assistant Greg Gard is taking over as interim head coach.

“After months of conversation with Barry Alvarez and his administrative staff, as well as my wife, Kelly, I have decided that now is the right time to step down from the head coaching position here at Wisconsin,” Ryan said in a statement released after the game.

Ryan coached Wisconsin to a school-record 36 wins last season and a loss in the national championship game against Duke. Wisconsin is 7-5 this season, one more loss than the Badgers had all last season.

Ryan, who turns 68 on Sunday, had said in a statement in June that he would coach this season and then step down.

“This was a decision months in More >

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