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June 19, 2014

Ruth Riley retires after 13 seasons in WNBA

She was a memberof 2004 Olympic gold medalist team

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Riley added she will continue her life in basketball.

“Retirement just does not seem to be the appropriate word to use at the age of 34, because I am not getting out of the game, just changing my association to it. I am excited to take on a new role as a NBA/WNBA Cares Ambassador, continuing to globally utilize the platform of our sport to address important social issues. For the first time since elementary school, I will be a student and not a student-athlete. I am looking forward to heading back to grad school at Notre Dame, where I will be starting their Executive MBA program this fall.”

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