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Report: Springs in coma following surgery to remove cyst

Updated: October 17, 2007, 8:13 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

DALLAS -- Former Dallas Cowboys running back Ron Springs has been hospitalized in a coma, reportedly due to complications from surgery, more than seven months after receiving a kidney donated by ex-teammate Everson Walls.

According to a story in Wednesday's Dallas Morning News, Springs checked into Medical City Dallas Hospital last Saturday for surgery to remove a cyst from his elbow. A family friend told the newspaper that Springs expected to return home that night, but as of late Tuesday, ...

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