Roddick farewell tour not over yet
NEW YORK -- In sports, as in life, everyone has a different exit strategy.
Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders left the NFL abruptly, within reach of the all-time rushing record. In July 1999, he faxed a letter to his hometown newspaper, the Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, saying he was shutting it down with four years left on a lucrative contract.
Cal Ripken Jr., on the other hand, went for the long goodbye. The Baltimore Orioles' iron-man shortstop announced in June 2001 that ...
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