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Rice expected to appeal...Eagles win...Orioles, Nationals can clinch

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 16, 2014 at 7:40 a.m.



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NEW YORK — (AP) — The players' union plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday "we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night," which is 11:59 p.m.

MINNETONKA, Minnesota (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. The Vikings reinstated Peterson one day after he sat out a 30-7 home loss to the New England Patriots after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his son.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — 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, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis last night. The Eagles improve to 2-0 while the Colts drop to 0-2.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore can clinch its first division title since 1997 with a win over visiting Toronto tonight. The Birds inched closer to the AL East crown by beating the Blue Jays 5-2 last night.

ATLANTA (AP) — The National League East will go to Washington if the Nationals can beat the defending champion Braves in Atlanta tonight. The Nats doubled the Braves 4-2 last night.

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