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Michael Owen announces his retirement from football

An English former footballer, Michael Owen announced he planned to retire from football at the end of the 2012-13 season. Owen spent his last season playing for Stoke City on a one-year contract. During his career, he played as a striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, and Manchester United.


Michael Jordan ends his 17 month retirement

Michael Jordan is an American former professional basketball player. In 1993, Jordan retired from basketball, citing he lost a desire to play the game and started with baseball. During the ongoing Major League Baseball strike in 1995, Jordan announced his return to the NBA, specifically his former club, Chicago Bulls.


Baseball player Richie Ashburn is born

Richie Ashburn was a center fielder in MLB. During his career, he played for Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and New York Mets. After ending his career as a player, he became a radio and TV commentator for the Phillies. In 1995, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1958

Andy Reid

born 1993

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