Saban Surgery Successful: Doctor

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Alabama coach Nick Saban's hip replacement surgery was a success, and a fully recovery is expected, his doctor said Monday. In a statement, Dr. Lyle Cain with Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, said Saban, 67, was resting comfortably, following the robotic-assisted procedure. "He should be able to return to work in the very near future, and we'll have him back on the golf course, with hopefully a few more yards off the tee, as soon as possible," Cain said.

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