Watney is returning to his old form after forgettable year

...month into the new year, Nick Watney already is putting last year out of his mind.Watney was hampered early by a back injury that forced him out of the final round at Doral, and the birth of his first child the following week.But those should...

SEC teams, headed by Florida, ranked high in softball poll

...career that ended in 2002.Chamberlain was a third-team All-American last season, despite missing 23 games with a back injury, in part because she had the best slugging percentage (.950) in NCAA history.Third baseman Shelby Pendley, a...

Serena Williams to end boycott of Indian Wells event after 14 years

...last year, putting her name on the entry list in late January. She withdrew from the event 16 days later, citing a back injury from the Australian Open.The 33-year-old Williams had no injury problems in Melbourne this year while steamrolling...

Tiger Woods withdraws from tournament

Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open today because of apparent back injury.

Ryan Palmer leads Phoenix Open as Tiger Woods struggles

...birdie) and walked off with reasonable hopes of making it to the weekend. Woods hasn't played much of late from back injuries and recovery time. Even so, he made it clear that it could take time to heal - certainly quicker than getting his...

Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after season

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through...

Tony Romo rallies Cowboys past Lions

...improved to 2-4 in the postseason. The 34-year-old who had back surgery in December 2013 and sustained another back injury that knocked him out of a game this season, endured a season-high six sacks.Two were on consecutive plays in the...

Panthers' Cam Newton has new mindset since accident

...has thrown for 3,127 yards and a modest 18 touchdowns with 12 interceptions while battling through ankle, rib and back injuries.But he finished strong, leading the Panthers to three wins in December and the NFC South championship.Newton said...

Suns hand Hornets fourth loss in a row

...throws in the final minute as Phoenix erased an early 17-point deficit.Dragic, who missed the past two games with a back injury, played 38 minutes and shot 8 of 17. Gerald Green had 16 points off the bench and Eric Bledsoe chipped in with 15...

Falcons place Alford on injured reserve

...didn't dress Sunday because of a foot injury.Right guard Jon Asamoah left the Pittsburgh game in the second half with a back injury. REDSKINS: Robert Griffin III isn't done yet.A fifth starting quarterback change this season ? this one mandated...