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Scott Gleeson

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • El Paso Times
Past:
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Akron Beacon Journal
  • North Jersey News
  • DelmarvaNow!
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Packers News
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • The Tennessean
  • The News Leader
  • Enquirer
  • and more…

Recent articles by Scott:

UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis celebrates 'Black Excellence' in near-perfect floor routine

UCLA senior gymnast Nia Dennis performed a near-perfect floor routine celebrating "Black Excellence" that went viral. → Read More

Now that college football is over, here's what you missed in college basketball

Top-ranked Gonzaga could go undefeated, Shaka Smart has Texas back on track and Kentucky - yes that Kentucky - may miss the NCAA tournament. → Read More

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga assistant football coach fired over racist tweet

Offensive line coach Chris Malone has been fired after he posted a tweet attacking Georgia voting rights activist Stacey Abrams. → Read More

CBS analyst Tony Romo to miss Sunday's Cardinals-Rams broadcast due to COVID-19 protocols

CBS analyst Tony Romo will miss Sunday's Rams-Cardinals broadcast due to COVID protocols. Boomer Esiason will replace Romo. → Read More

Floyd Little, Pro Football Hall of Fame running back and Broncos great, dies at 78

Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback Floyd Little, known for his career with the Denver Broncos in the 1970s, died Saturday. → Read More

20 best sports quotes of 2020: Michael Jordan, Naomi Osaka and more

It may have been year to forget, but Michael Jordan, Naomi Osaka, Mike Tyson and others gave us memorable quotes that helped define sports in 2020. → Read More

Star Utah running back Ty Jordan dies after standout freshman season

Utah on Saturday confirmed the death of running back Ty Jordan, just days after the end of his award-winning freshman season. → Read More

College Football Playoff semifinal to relocate from Rose Bowl to Texas' AT&T Stadium

The College Football Playoff semifinal game set for the Rose Bowl has been moved to Texas' AT&T Stadium. → Read More

ESPN golf coverage takes hit as Tom Rinaldi signs with Fox Sports

Former ESPN reporter Tom Rinaldi, featured in the network's golf coverage, has signed with Fox Sports. → Read More

Diego Maradona, soccer legend who led Argentina to 1986 World Cup title, dies at 60

Diego Maradona, the legendary soccer midfielder who led Argentina to the World Cup title in 1986, has died at age 60, his agent said on Wednesday. → Read More

NBA draft 2020 live tracker: Keep up with first-round analysis for each pick

After the coronavirus pandemic delayed the 2020 NBA draft for five months, the event gets underway Wednesday night. Minnesota holds the No. 1 pick. → Read More

Final NBA mock draft: Anthony Edwards locks in at No. 1, newcomers crash top 10

Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman and LaMelo Ball are expected to be the top three picks in Wednesday's NBA draft. → Read More

Allen Robinson's agent blasts Bears for not throwing wide receiver the ball in red zone

The agent for Bears WR Allen Robinson took to Twitter on Monday night to express frustrations about playcalling during the game against the Vikings. → Read More

Kyle Korver details emotional backstory of Bucks' boycott during NBA playoffs

Bucks forward Kyle Korver described backstory and emotional locker room prior to team's decision to boycott playoff game after Jacob Blake shooting. → Read More

Ex-NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia blasts Cam Newton for flashy attire amid struggles

Former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia criticized New England Patriots QB Cam Newton's attire after Sunday's 33-6 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. → Read More

New Jersey native Dick Vitale, a Tampa Bay super fan, revels in city's pro sports surge

Dick Vitale is a longtime fan of the pro sports teams in Tampa Bay. "We could have three champions in one year, baby," Vitale says. → Read More

Fox Sports' Joe Buck to call major sports event every day this week

Fox Sports' Joe Buck is covering a full slate of major sporting events this week, including the World Series and NFL games on Monday and Thursday. → Read More

In interview with Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump calls LeBron James a 'hater' and 'nasty spokesman'

During an interview on Rush Limbaugh's radio show Friday, Donald Trump brought up LeBron James, calling him a "hater" and a "nasty spokesman." → Read More

Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore tests positive for COVID-19

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore has tested positive for COVID-19 but is currently asymptomatic, he announced on Wednesday → Read More

Meet the artist who completed Michael Jordan 'Taking Flight' pencil drawing in 250 hours

Artist Keegan Hall's latest work -- a pencil drawing of Michael Jordan during the 1988 NBA dunk contest -- took him 250 hours to complete. → Read More