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New York Yankees CC Sabathia Formally Announces Retirement After 2019 Season

Left-hander CC Sabathia, who is entering his 19th major league season, formally announced Saturday that he’ll retiring at the end of 2019. Sabathia said at the start of his news conference at the New York Yankees’ spring training complex: “I just wanted to make this announcement that 2019 is my final season.” The 38-year-old emotionally credited his mother and wife and his late father for his successful career. ...Read more

“Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Gives First TV Interview Since Alleged Attack In Chicago

“Empire” star Jussie Smollett gave his first TV interview since he reported being attacked on the streets of Chicago. On Thursday’s edition of “Good Morning America,” Smollett admits to feeling frustrated and angry in the aftermath of the attack, which police are investigating as a possible hate crime. He also said the entire incident has left him feeling “pissed off.” ...Read more