James Walker ESPN Staff Writer Close A Temple graduate and Hyattsville, Maryland, native who lives in Miami Joined ESPN in 2008 Follow on Twitter MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins unveiled their new starting quarterback for the 2017 season Thursday. Jay Cutler's appearance was brief, but the 12-year veteran was able to show what he can do. In two series of work during Miami’s 31-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Cutler had a couple of impressive throws. He connected with receiver DeVante Parker on a 16-yard timing route for a first down. They teamed up again on a 20-plus-yard gain that was called back due to a holding penalty, with Cutler showing good pocket presence to extend the play.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Responding again to last weekend’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and the conflicts that erupted there, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday that Americans should work together, not “tear each other apart.” On Monday, following the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Earnhardt posted a tweet in which he said that “Hatred, bigotry, & racism should have no place in this great country. Spread love.” Earnhardt is a frequent social-media commentator after years of aggressively avoiding that form of media. He was one of several athletes who used social media to comment on the Charlottesville situation. “It’s sad and frustrating to see what happened, and you feel sort
Max Scherzer made two seven-inning starts after the neck issue that ended his outing against the Miami Marlins last month after just one inning. According to reports out of San Diego tonight, however, the issue has returned (on the other side of his neck) and Scherzer informed Nats’ skipper Dusty Baker that he wouldn’t be able to go tonight in his scheduled start against the Padres. Matt Grace will start in Scherzer’s place jn the second game of four with the Padres in Petco Park. More info when it’s available. Here are the tweeted reports out of San Diego: This continues a familiar trend where the Nationals get a player back and lose one at the same time (See: Michael A. Taylor + Brian Goodwin;