How A Career Ends: Dominique Moceanu, America's Youngest Gold-Medal…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Dominique Moceanu, the youngest American, at age 14, to ever win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. Moceanu was part of the Magnificent Seven—along with Shannon Miller,… » 8/02/12 9:00am 8/02/12 9:00am

How A Career Ends: Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a 50-year-old mother of three, tenured professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law, and the Senior Director of Advocacy at the Women's Sports Foundation. » 7/31/12 4:56pm 7/31/12 4:56pm

How To Eat 1 Gallon, 9 Ounces Of Ice Cream In 12 Minutes Without…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Ed "Cookie" Jarvis, a 46-year-old real estate agent, married father of two, cancer survivor, and retired competitive eater. » 7/04/12 11:30am 7/04/12 11:30am

How A Career Ends: Danny Manning, No. 1 NBA Draft Pick In 1988,…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today, with the NBA draft beginning in a matter of hours: Danny Manning, the No. 1 overall pick in the 1988 draft. » 6/28/12 3:09pm 6/28/12 3:09pm

How A Career Ends: I Was The No. 1 Pick In The MLB Amateur Draft, And…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today, with the MLB amateur draft beginning in a matter of hours: Pitcher David Clyde, the No. 1 pick in the 1973 draft and now an object lesson in how not to handle young talent. » 6/04/12 5:20pm 6/04/12 5:20pm

How A Career Ends: Ron Darling Celebrated His 35th Birthday By Getting …

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Pitcher Ron Darling, one of 37 major leaguers in history born in Hawaii and the record holder, by far, for most major league seasons by a Yale University alum with 13: 8 1/2 with … » 5/21/12 3:48pm 5/21/12 3:48pm

How A Career Ends: Mike Marshall, Ph.D., The Outcast Screwballer…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Mike Marshall, the rubber-armed screwballer who won the 1974 National League Cy Young Award and who now believes his unconventional methods could eradicate pitching-arm injuries. » 4/17/12 11:30am 4/17/12 11:30am

How A Career Ends: Jeff Sheppard, Kentucky's Great Dunking Guard, Quit…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Jeff Sheppard, two-time national champion and one of the best dunkers in Kentucky history. » 4/02/12 3:00pm 4/02/12 3:00pm

How A Career Ends: George Lynch Was Finished Off By Sore Feet

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: George Lynch, all-purpose star for the University of North Carolina. » 4/02/12 1:45pm 4/02/12 1:45pm

How A Career Ends: I Went For A Rebound And Realized All The Hands…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Luke Witte, Ohio State center and on-court stomping victim. » 3/30/12 3:09pm 3/30/12 3:09pm

How A Career Ends: John Wooden's Pyramid Of Success Led Me From Belgium …

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: guard John Vallely, who won national titles with and without Lew Alcindor at UCLA. » 3/29/12 7:02pm 3/29/12 7:02pm

How A Career Ends: I Made 11 Threes In An NCAA Tournament Game And Hit …

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Jeff Fryer, teammate of Hank Gathers and Bo Kimble at Loyola Marymount and a record-setting NCAA tournament sharpshooter. » 3/28/12 5:09pm 3/28/12 5:09pm

How A Career Ends: I Blew Out My ACL In A Pre-Draft Tournament And Was …

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Ricky Blanton, undersized postseason hero for the 1986 LSU Tigers. » 3/27/12 5:15pm 3/27/12 5:15pm

How A Career Ends: Uwe Blab Tried And Failed To Price Himself Out Of…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Uwe Blab, the 7-foot German import who manned the pivot for the Indiana Hoosiers in the early 1980s. » 3/26/12 4:00pm 3/26/12 4:00pm

How A Career Ends: I Ditched Basketball For The Decathlon

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Rick Wanamaker, a center for the Drake Bulldogs, who in 1969 provided one of college basketball's great "holy shit!" moments when he blocked Lew Alcindor's shot in the second half… » 3/26/12 11:36am 3/26/12 11:36am

How A Career Ends: The State Of Iowa Begged Me Not To Go Pro

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Dolph Pulliam, defensive leader and emotional catalyst for the 1969 Drake Bulldogs. » 3/22/12 5:25pm 3/22/12 5:25pm

How A Career Ends: George Gervin Blew By Me, And I Knew That Was It

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Willie Wise of the 1969 national semifinalist Drake Bulldogs and the 1971 ABA champion Utah Stars. » 3/20/12 6:25pm 3/20/12 6:25pm