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Ex-Redskin Clinton Portis retires

Updated: August 23, 2012, 8:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ASHBURN, Va. -- Clinton Portis wore a pink shirt and a blue sports coat instead of a costume. Instead of "Southeast Jerome" or "Bro Sweets," he called himself a "soccer dad."

He lovingly referred to Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder as a "little short man" who was "cocky." The former running back shed tears as he reflected on a nine-year NFL career, and his announced retirement at the ripe age of 30.

"I really wasn't expecting to get emotional," said Portis, who had to stop ...

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