Found March 17, 2012 on 85% Sports:
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One of the most painful sights in sports is watching an athlete who refuses to retire way after his prime.  We watch these athletes because they were our heroes and we hope they succeed.  Sometimes, they do and they go out on top.  Other times they do not and our last memory is of that player struggling to once again regain his prime.  However there are times when an athlete leaves too early, realizes the mistake and returns to regain his form.  We all hope Any Pettitte is the latter.   For the past three or four days, Andy Pettitte has been embarrassed because he announced his retirement after the 2009 season and now wants to return.  He was quoted as saying, “’You know what? I would probably be too embarrassed to come back because I’m retiring and I’m announcing a retirement,’ ” Pettitte said. “That’s where I’ve been over the three or four days. I am embarrassed that I’m coming back. What can I do?”   When he retired, Pettitte said that he lost the desire, his heart was not in
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