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Scott Gleeson


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Recent articles by Scott:

Four dead as rival fans riot at Honduras soccer game

Four people died and others injured, including three players, as a result of violence that broke out at a soccer game in Honduras. → Read More

FAA shares details from Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash: Hard landing before catching fire

Federal Aviation Administration says plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family had “hard landing, bounced, departed the runway and caught fire.” → Read More

Brooklyn Nets sale nearly complete, will be worth about $2.35 billion

Canadian Joe Tsai will buy the controlling shares from Russian Mikhail Prokhorov, completing a deal worth about $2.35 billion for the NBA team. → Read More

Alabama fan who killed Auburn trees not paying up

The Alabama fan who pleaded guilty to poisoning oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner has not been making court-ordered payments. → Read More

'I hurt everybody': Mike Tyson tells Alabama football players why they need to manage anger

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, talking to Alabama football players, urges them to love themselves and manage anger in a healthy way. → Read More

Big Three goals: Kyle Kuzma says he's 'capable' of being Lakers' third superstar

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma said he's poised to be the team's third superstar alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis. → Read More

Team USA coaches Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr — longtime Trump critics — rip politicians

Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr rip lawmakers for not doing enough on gun control in aftermath of mass shootings in Gilroy, Calif., El Paso and Dayton. → Read More

A baseball fan threw 96 mph at a Nashville Sounds game. Now, he's signed with the Oakland A's.

Nathan Patterson signed a contract with the Oakland A's, after throwing 96 MPH at a Nashville Sounds game. → Read More

NBA star Carmelo Anthony planning return: 'I know I can still play'

NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony was crestfallen after Rockets GM Daryl Morey told him the team was "parting ways" last fall. → Read More

Fan who threw 96 mph at in-stadium radar booth signs contract with A's

Baseball fan Nathan Patterson lit up the speed-pitch radar booth while attending a game with his brother. He now has a contract with the Oakland A's. → Read More

Five-star prospect skipping college to train for 2021 NBA draft

Five-star prospect MarJon Beauchamp rejected multiple Division I offers to commit to a 12-month training program to prepare for the 2021 NBA draft. → Read More

Charles Barkley rips Trump at Democratic debate, says both political parties 'suck' with black voters

Charles Barkley criticized Trump for having an "anger management problem" and said Republicans and Democrats "suck" in sticking up for blacks. → Read More

Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock blasts LeBron James' parenting, compares fame thirst to cocaine

Fox Sports commentator Jason Whitlock blasted LeBron Jame's parenting after Los Angeles Lakers star acted exuberant at his son's AAU basketball game. → Read More

Boston Celtics sign 7-foot-7 center Tacko Fall after impressing at summer league

The Boston Celtics announced Thursday the signing of 7-7 center Tacko Fall. → Read More

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Anthony Davis trade to Lakers is 'bad for the league'

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Anthony Davis' trade request that resulted in him being dealt to the Lakers this summer is "bad for the league." → Read More

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke

Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke. → Read More

Charles Barkley: Zion Williamson isn't fat but 'can't play at that weight'

Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley added his opinion to a group of pundits who've addressed rookie Zion Williamson's weight. → Read More

Top 16 athletes over 35 of all-time: From Tom Brady to Serena Williams to Gordie Howe

Here's a look at 16 of some of the most successful athletes who have evaded the tolls of Father Time by thriving since turning 35. → Read More

Shaquille O'Neal loses 2004 bet, but will he now kiss Steve Kerr's feet (with cheese)?

Shaquille O'Neal's words are coming back to haunt him, and now he has to kiss coach Steve Kerr's feet (with cheese) if he lives up to his bet. → Read More

Mike Krzyzewski: Zion Williamson not in 'playing shape,' should've skipped summer league

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said former Blue Devils star Zion Williamson should've skipped the NBA summer league because he's not in shape. → Read More