Andrew Luck rests his ailing shoulder

...the Seahawks in October 2010, Lynch has missed just one game: at Cleveland in 2011, when he sat out because of a back injury.Giants: Two days after Victor Cruz said he expected to play this weekend, his return seemingly is on hold.Giants...

Falcons set to face banged-up Cowboys on the road

...it goes."Brandon Weeden will make his second start for Dallas after filling in once for Romo last season after a back injury. He lost to Arizona to extend his personal losing streak to eight starts going back to his disappointing two-year...

Steelers agree to one-year deal with Michael Vick

...in Saturday's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. VIKINGS: Center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is "just being cautious with him."Sullivan missed practice again...

Nick Kyrgios taking heat for remarks in Montreal

...fifth-ranked Wawrinka posted on Twitter.Kyrgios, who advanced when Wawrinka retired in the third set with a lower-back injury, issued an apology Thursday on his Facebook page."My comments were made in the heat of the moment and were unacceptable...

Braves' lower-level prospects producing at high rate

...Coast League on Saturday. The 14th overall pick, who was seen as a potential top-five pick before a pre-draft back injury, has thrown three hitless innings with no walks and eight strikeouts to start his professional career.Third baseman...

Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan in talks with the NBA's Thunder

...the first two games of its first-round playoff series against Houston. The Mavs announced that Rondo had suffered a back injury, but ESPN.com said that the team and Rondo actually reached a mutual decision to go their separate ways after he...

Scott Brooks out as Thunder coach after seven seasons

...the playoffs with a right knee injury that will require surgery.After saying that Rondo was out indefinitely with a back injury sustained before he was benched in a Game 2 loss to Houston, coach Rick Carlisle acknowledged Wednesday that Rondo...


...Atlanta (4-6). TennisWozniacki is out after back injuryIn Eastbourne, England, Caroline Wozniacki retired with a back injury three games into her semifinal at the grass-court Nottingham Open, handing 18-year-old Belinda Bencic a place...

Aiken's Kevin Kisner has ample time to prep for British Open at St. Andrews

...a factor on the last day. COUPLES SIDELINED: Fred Couples has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open because of a back injury.The 55-year-old Couples has a long history of back trouble. He missed the cut at the Masters Tournament and has...


...the Serb beat Murray in four sets for the Australian Open title in January.Djokovic dropped just one service game in the 1½-hour match. He reached the semifinals after a walkover when Bernard Tomic withdrew because of a back injury.