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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-22/jeff-gordon-retire-full-time
Roger Federer pulls out of ATP Finals with back injury

...Davis Cup final as well."It was only the third time in Federer's career that he withdrew, each time because of a back injury, after walkovers in 2008 at the Paris Masters and in 2012 in Doha.After back problems that ruined his 2013 season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-16/roger-federer-pulls-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-17/suns-hand-hornets-fourth-loss
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-04/tony-romo-rallies-cowboys
Austrian team off to slow start in downhill

...in Beaver Creek."There isn't missing much in downhill," said Reichelt, who sat out the Sochi Olympics with a back injury. "It's just some small technical mistakes, a matter of centimeters in the turns."Despite the lack of downhill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-24/austrian-team-slow-s
Cowboys, Eagles meet with first place in the NFC East on line

...surgery when the Cowboys lost a playoffs-or-bust finale to Philadelphia last season.Eleven months and yet another back injury later, the Dallas quarterback will be out there Thursday against Mark Sanchez when these NFC East rivals play on Thanksgiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-26/cowboys-eagles-meet-first-pla
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-15/falcons-place-alford-injured-
Eagles roll past Cowboys

...removed from back surgery. This time he was trying to play a quick turnaround for the first time, and after yet another back injury. He looked ragged as the Cowboys (8-4) lost their third consecutive home game."It was definitely short just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-27/eagles-roll-past-cowboys
Three Super Bowl rings stolen from former Patriot Mike Vrabel's home

...4-year-old.DOLPHINS: Starting guard Daryn Colledge has been ruled out of today's game at Detroit because of a lingering back injury.Dallas Thomas is expected to start in his place.CHIEFS: Activated linebacker Joe Mays from short-term injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-08/three-super-bowl-rings-stolen
Royals decline option on Billy Butler

...31-year-old Lind hit .321 with six homers and 40 RBI in 96 games last season, when he missed extensive time with a back injury and then a hurt right foot. He has a .273 career average with 146 homers and 519 RBI. DODGERS: Declined a $14 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-01/royals-decline-option-bi