Derek Jeter's gift-laden farewell tour dominated the sports-retirement conversation in 2014, but there were other significant figures who also stepped away this past year.
The 31-year-old thanked her agent for making her rich and her husband for making her drinks.
Li Na and Jelena Jankovic were confused to see the world's No. 1 get stronger as her matches went on.
LeBron James, Mario Balotelli, Li Na and Lindsey Vonn all earned the prestigious honor.