The Bolton Wanderers defender announced his immediate departure from the sport.
Parents in Hull have been banned from smoking as they watch their children play football.
Yorkshire have edged closer to securing their status in the County Championship by completing a comeback Roses victory at Headingley.
Sheffield boxer Callum Hancock has spoken out about the incident in the hope it will encourage other victims to come forward.
Matt Fitzpatrick became the first man since Seve Ballesteros to successfully defend his Omega European Masters title in Switzerland.
Goalkeeping legend Gordon Banks has suggested Jack Butland should leave Stoke City for the sake of his England career.
Michael Collins departs with immediate effect and his successor will be revealed tomorrow.
Jeet Raval has flown in early as cover for compatriot Kane Williamson who has been nursing a bruised finger on his left hand.
Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner says he wants to secure Premier League football for the club ahead of the new season