Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY

Scott Gleeson

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Nearing end of career, hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut has big goals: 'I'm still going for 80'

"I've got a couple years left in me. If Tom Brady can play in his 40s, I can make it to my 40s doing this," competitive eater Joey Chestnut says. → Read More

Smokies black bear dies after locking itself inside car that hit 140 degrees

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said a black bear was found dead inside a Sevierville car alongside an empty soda can and food wrappers. → Read More

Elon Musk’s child seeks name change to reflect gender identity, cut ties with father

Elon Musk's transgender daughter said in a recent court filing, "I no longer live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way." → Read More

Man paralyzed 12 years ago becomes Italy’s first medically assisted suicide

The tetraplegic man said he's finally free after becoming Italy's first medically assisted suicide. He said he was like "a boat adrift in the ocean." → Read More

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau proposes ‘national freeze’ on handgun sales

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has proposed a "national freeze" on handgun sales, a week after an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. → Read More

Five people killed, two injured in Pennsylvania house explosion

A small town located 40 miles outside of Philadelphia experienced devastation on Thursday from a house explosion that killed five and injured two. → Read More

Nestlé flies baby formula supplies to US from Netherlands, Switzerland to combat shortage

Companies around the nation have been forced to respond to a baby formula shortage and Nestlé is now flying products from Europe to accelerate things. → Read More

It's not an Easter basket without Peeps. Iconic candy has its fans and enemies

More than 2 billion marshmallow Peeps are made annually, with 75% made specifically for Easter. People have strong opinions, loving or hating them. → Read More

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41.3 billion, saying company 'needs to be transformed'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is offering to buy Twitter, a swift turn just days after deciding not to join the social media company's board of directors. → Read More

California pushing for 32-hour workweek at larger companies as part of pandemic-driven shift

The 40-hour workweek has been normalized since the Industrial Revolution. But now California aims to join a worldwide movement to 32-hour weeks. → Read More

Wladimir Klitschko pleads for weapons in Ukraine: 'Cannot defend our country with our fists'

Former Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschkoheld, a two-time world heavyweight champion, said his country cannot defend itself without more weapons. → Read More

Kansas survives North Carolina in wild NCAA Tournament title game, wins national championship

The Jayhawks won their fourth national championship and second under coach Bill Self, recovering in the second half to beat North Carolina. → Read More

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 8 North Carolina: Keys to victory for 2022 men's NCAA Tournament title game

Kansas and North Carolina are the last teams standing, with one final game remaining in this men's NCAA Tournament. → Read More

UNC, Kansas, can thank NCAA transfer rule for delivering breakout stars Brady Manek, Remy Martin

UNC's Brady Manek and KU's Remy Martin took advantage of the NCAA's new transfer rule, making them immediately eligible to play for new teams. → Read More

'Biggest game in college basketball history': Former Duke, UNC players hype Final Four clash

The Final Four game between UNC and Duke will be the first time the programs have met in the NCAA Tournament, and ex-Heels, Blue Devils cannot wait. → Read More

'It's crazy': Mike Krzyzewski says NCAA is broken with 'absent congressmen,' needs restructuring

The 75-year-old coach wants to see change more than anything and called for a massive restructuring. → Read More

Elite Eight: Kansas scorches Miami to punch Final Four ticket as lone remaining No. 1 seed

Kansas looked terrible in the first half but found its swagger in the second to dispatch a surging Miami team and reach the Final Four. → Read More

Elite Eight: Kansas scorches Miami to punch Final Four ticket as lone remaining No. 1 seed

Kansas looked terrible in the first half but found its swagger in the second to dispatch a surging Miami team and reach the Final Four. → Read More

Elite Eight: Kansas scorches Miami to punch Final Four ticket as lone remaining No. 1 seed

Kansas looked terrible in the first half but found its swagger in the second to dispatch a surging Miami team and reach the Final Four. → Read More

Elite Eight winners, losers: Duke looks like a national title favorite, joining blue-blood Villanova in Final Four

College basketball blue-bloods Villanova and Duke are slated to head to the Final Four in New Orleans after Elite Eight wins on Saturday. → Read More