Sports don't do happily ever after. Players end their careers on disabled lists or at home on couches over the winter with their agents unable to drum up any interest.
Of course, there are a few exceptions, namely John Elway going out with his arms raised and Super Bowl trophies under each arm. But not even icons are immune from pain and awkward endings.
Injured Todd Helton deserves to go out on his terms
Denver Post | Aug 7