Seattle beats Arizona...Elliot suspension to begin...Rockets beat Cavs
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Jimmy Graham and the Seattle Seahawks added to their history of success in Arizona with a 22-16 victory over the Cardinals.The Seahawks (6-3) limited Adrian Peterson to 29 yards in 21 carries in a game marred by a host of injuries and penalties, most of them against Seattle.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has run out of reprieves. He failed in his bid to keep a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence on hold. A federal appeals court in New York City has denied the injunction. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that Elliott didn’t meet the standards to continue blocking the suspension but ordered a hearing as soon as it could be scheduled. He won’t play Sunday against Atlanta.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers woes continue. James Harden had a triple-double of 35 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists to help the Houston Rockets beat Cleveland 117-113 on Thursday night. Harden also had five steals and a block as Houston extended its winning streak to four games. LeBron James had 33 points for the Cavaliers, and Jeff Green added 27 but Cleveland has lost six of their last eight games.
NEW YORK (AP) — A video review of 459 reported concussions during the past two NFL seasons has found far more occurred on passing plays than any other plays with cornerbacks and wide receivers taking most of the beating. Forty-four percent of the concussions were on passes, 30 percent were on running plays, 21 percent on punt or kickoff returns, 4 percent on sacks and 1 percent on field goal attempts.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A celebration of Roy Halladay’s life will take place next Tuesday at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida, the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The two-time Cy Young Award winner died this week at age 40 when the private plane he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Halladay pitched for Toronto from 1998-2008 and for Philadelphia from 2009-13, going 203-105.