Sep 16, 2014 5:31 AM
Eagles beat Colts...Rice suspension to be appealed by union...Hardy might play Sunday
The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Nick Foles engineered a pair of late touchdown drives as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Colts 30-27 at Indianapolis. Foles hit Jeremy Maclin for a six-yard TD with 3:25 left and later drove the 2-0 Eagles down field before Cody Parkey hit a 36-yard field goal as time expired. Andrew Luck threw for three touchdowns but had a costly interception that set up the tying touchdown.
NEW YORK (AP) The NFL Players Association plans to appeal Ray Rice's season-long suspension before tonight's deadline. Rice originally was suspended two games under the NFL's personal conduct policy for striking his then-fiancee in a hotel elevator, but the ban was increased when videotape of that incident was made public last Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers after behind deactivated last weekend. Rivera says Hardy will continue to practice and attend team meetings, but he won't make a decision on if he plays until later this week. Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female and communicating threats, but is appealing the ruling.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson has issued a statement after being charged with child abuse, saying he's sorry for hurting his child. Peterson issued his statement a few hours after the Vikings reinstated him to the team. The star running back was charged last weekend after he struck his 4-year-old son with a tree branch as a form of discipline earlier this summer.
NEW YORK (AP) New York Mets rookie Jacob deGrom tied Jim Deshaies (deh-SHAYZ') modern major league record by striking out his first eight batters in last night's 6-5 loss to the Florida Marlins. The streak ended when opposing pitcher Jarred Cosart (KOH'-sahrt) hit a sharp single in the third inning. DeGrom finished with 13 strikeouts and left with a 5-3 lead through seven innings.