Steve Nash is not considering retirement despite back troubles

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has been hobbled all season by back problems, but the 39-year-old is not contemplating retirement despite previous reports to the contrary. He doesn't know whether he'll ever be an effective NBA player again but he isn't ready to head into his post-playing career ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Nash out at least two weeks

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will miss at least the next two weeks thanks to nerve root irritation in his back and hamstring. Nash saw a specialist on Monday and it was determined his back problems stem from nerve issues and not from any new impingement in his ...

Rob Gronkowski to undergo back surgery on Tuesday

Friday, June 14th, 2013

This has been expected for some time, but now we have confirmation that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will indeed undergo back surgery. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the procedure is scheduled for Tuesday in Los Angeles. This will be the fifth surgery Gronkowski has had since November, four ...

Washington Nationals put Stephen Strasburg on disabled list

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

As was expected following his last start, the Washington Nationals have placed ace right-hander Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lat muscle in his back. The move was made after Strasburg was unable to make his scheduled bullpen session on Wednesday. Strasburg was removed from his start ...