INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Indianapolis Colts 30-27 last night. Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired. The Eagles are 2-0 and have won six straight road openers.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 last night. Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout, and the Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning. Jerome Williams limited the Padres to an unearned run, three hits and two walks in 7 2-3 innings.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Major League Baseball has suspended Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon for seven games for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire. He also has been fined. Papelbon says he will immediately begin serving the suspension, and he's sorry for making contact with umpire Joe West on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to shore up a leaky run defense. Pittsburgh has allowed 340 yards on the ground so far, and opponents are averaging an alarming 5.0 yards per carry. Both numbers are among the worst in the league with a trip to unbeaten Carolina on the horizon on Sunday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play on Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He says the team hasn't considered releasing the Pro Bowl defensive end who is involved in a domestic violence case. 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.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers is apologizing to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that some Rutgers fans displayed during a weekend football game. Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann apologized in a statement yesterday for the "classless display" that she says does not represent the New Jersey school's views or its fan base.
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