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Scott Gleeson

Detroit Free Press

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

NBA jersey power rankings: Detroit Pistons look ready for a redesign

NBA teams haven't updated their uniforms much in recent years, but the league features many fashionable looks. We rank the jerseys from one to 30. → Read More

Special Olympian Chris Nikic trains to be first person with Down syndrome to complete Ironman

Special Olympian Chris Nikic says he loves the spotlight that accompanies success in competition. He sees it as an opportunity to connect with others. → Read More

Magic Johnson to provide $100 million in loans to minority-owned businesses

Magic Johnson said company for which he owns a majority will be giving $100M donation in capital to fund loans for minority women-owned businesses. → Read More

Mac McClung to leave Georgetown and become the country's most sought-after transfer

Mac McClung informed Georgetown of his intention to transfer after pulling his name out of the NBA draft. → Read More

NCAA extends NBA draft withdrawal deadline, awaiting league's pre-draft timeline

The NCAA announced that it will indefinitely extend its deadline for college basketball players to withdraw from the NBA draft and retain eligibility. → Read More

Five surfers die in the Netherlands after huge layer of sea foam disrupts rescue

Five experienced surfers drowned off the Netherlands coast on Monday after a storm left a huge layer of foam in the water to thwart a rescue attempt. → Read More

Brett Favre explains big difference between Packers drafting Rodgers in 2005 and Love in 2020

Former Green Bay QB Brett Favre said there's a stark difference between when the Packers drafted Aaron Rodgers in 2005 and Jordan Love this year. → Read More

Michael Jordan's villains: Ranking MJ's fiercest NBA rivals of the 1990s

Many NBA stars challenged Michael Jordan during his time winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. Who were his fiercest rivals? → Read More

Cavaliers' Kevin Love says being at reopened practice facility felt 'weird, uplifting'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love said being at his team's reopened practice facility felt "weird" on Friday. → Read More

Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens found out family was dead over Facebook

Rays minor-league pitcher Blake Bivens' wife, Emily, 14-month child Cullen, and mother-in-law Joan Bernard were killed in Keeling, Va., in August. → Read More

Charles Barkley is doubtful rift with former 'brother' Michael Jordan will end

Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan's friendship has suffered ever since Barkley criticized Jordan for how he ran the Hornets franchise as an owner. → Read More

Ex-teammate Craig Hodges blasts Michael Jordan for cocaine comments in 'The Last Dance'

One of Michael Jordan's former teammates took issue with some of the legend's revelations on "The Last Dance" documentary. → Read More

ESPN to carry South Korean baseball league games live. Here's when you can watch.

Those looking for a sports fix during the coronavirus pandemic can turn to ESPN for live baseball games from South Korea's top league. → Read More

Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing says his two Olympic gold medals, NCAA ring were stolen

Patrick Ewing revealed Tuesday for the first time his two Olympic gold medals and NCAA national title ring were stolen from his home years ago. → Read More

Vanessa Bryant finds 'one more letter' from Kobe Bryant, opens on her birthday

Vanessa Bryant said in an Instagram post that she had found a letter from Kobe Bryant on Monday but waited to open until her 38th birthday on Tuesday. → Read More

Day 55 without sports 😭: 'Numerous' fights happened during Michael Jordan's era with Bulls

Michael Jordan's determination to win didn't just lead to verbal jabs as he demanded the best from teammates. Sometimes things got physical. → Read More

Day 60 without sports 😭: Ranking 5 teams that came closest to upending Michael Jordan and Bulls' dynasty

Michael Jordan and the Bulls faced some serious challenges on their way to six titles in eight years. Who was closest to derailing the dynasty? → Read More

What a Detroit Lions game with fans could look like during pandemic

The Dolphins have a plan to host fans in their stadium. Could it work for the Detroit Lions? → Read More

Working Out From Home: How reigning Boston Marathon wheelchair champ created international Zoom event

21-year-old Paralympian athlete Daniel Romanchuk was born with spina bifida, in which there is incomplete closing of backbone around the spinal cord. → Read More

Working Out From Home: Racewalker Chris Mosier has tips for casual walkers during quarantine

While professional race walker Chris Mosier has done a fair share of treadmill workouts, he likes to get out for a walk during these stressful times. → Read More