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Scott Gleeson

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • North Jersey News
  • Salinas Californian
  • Detroit Free Press
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Enquirer
  • Tallahassee Democrat
Past:
  • News-Leader
  • MontgomeryAdvertiser
  • The Tennessean
  • delawareonline
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Journal News
  • Lansing StateJournal
  • IC Press-Citizen
  • The Desert Sun
  • and more…

Recent articles by Scott:

Six NCAA tournament bubble teams with momentum for March Madness runs

A strong finish can boost teams into the NCAA tournament. Here are six teams on the bubble that need wins as the college basketball season winds down. → Read More

Tom Brady shares emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant: 'He was the real life superhero'

Future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady shared an emotional tribute reflecting on NBA star Kobe Bryant's legacy. → Read More

Bucks G-League team's coach Chase Buford goes on epic tirade over officiating

NBA G-League coach Chase Buford blasted the officiating his team, the Wisconsin Herd, received in a 126-117 loss to the Grand Rapids Drive on Sunday. → Read More

San Diego State, last unbeaten team in college basketball, loses first game to UNLV

In one of the biggest upsets of the 2019-20 college basketball season, previously unbeaten San Diego State was upset by .500 team UNLV on Saturday. → Read More

Navy lineman David Forney dies after being found unresponsive in dorm room

Navy football's David Forney, 22, died Thursday night after being found unresponsive in his dorm room. He started all 13 games as a senior lineman. → Read More

Barack Obama, LeBron James, NBA luminaries share their favorite Kobe Bryant memories

Kobe Bryant was a source of inspiration to many of those around him during and after his 20-year NBA career. → Read More

Ex-NBA star Ben Gordon shares how he coped with mental health issues and suicidal thoughts

Former NBA player Ben Gordon wrote in an essay that after his basketball career ended, he thought about taking his life "every single day." → Read More

Five NCAA tournament bubble teams that need strong finishes to avoid missing field

The race for the back half of NCAA tournament bracket is always tense. A look at five teams who need to start winning to avoid missing the field. → Read More

Bubble watch: Which teams damaged tournament hopes, bolstered credentials?

Providence, Memphis, Arkansas pick up big wins, while Purdue, Mississippi State hurt cause. → Read More

College basketball's biggest winners and losers: Baylor suffers setback, Dayton unbeatable

While Baylor might have lost its chance to be the NCAA tournament's top overall seed, Dayton kept its hopes alive for a No. 1 seed for March Madness. → Read More

Can NBA All-Star Trae Young reach MVP level? Improving defense key to silencing skeptics

Trae Young's defensive liabilities are similar to some of those shown early on in the career of two-time MVP Stephen Curry. → Read More

Jerry Rice praises Donald Trump for pardoning former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

Jerry Rice said "I take my hat off to Donald Trump" for pardoning former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. on Tuesday. → Read More

North Carolina coach Roy Williams lets curse word slip, vents after another crushing last-second loss

UNC coach Roy Williams let all the emotion attached to a 10-16 season come out after he saw his team lose another game on a last-second shot. → Read More

Bubble tracker: Big Ten has case for 11 NCAA tournament with Indiana, Purdue just in

The depth of the Big Ten has been on display this college basketball season, and the league could get double-digit berths in the NCAA tournament. → Read More

Angels' Mike Trout on Astros' sign-stealing: 'I lost respect for some of those guys'

Angels center fielder Mike Trout disagreed with how MLB handled the Astros' sign-stealing scandal and expressed unhappiness with Houston players. → Read More

Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish compares Astros scandal to Olympic cheaters keeping gold

Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish compared the Houston Astros keeping their 2017 championship to a cheating Olympian keeping a gold medal. → Read More

NBA All-Star Game: Former player Al Harrington among those touting benefits of marijuana

During the last three years of his 16-year career, Al Harrington used CBD, a derivative of marijuana, to treat inflammation from a knee surgery. → Read More

2020 NCAA tournament bracketology: Here's where Michigan State and Michigan stand

San Diego State's 26-0 record doesn't guarantee a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, given it's playing in the 11th best conference in the country. → Read More

NBA All-Star Weekend 'a tribute to' legacies of Kobe Bryant and David Stern

Pau Gasol and Sue Bird honored Kobe Bryant and David Stern in their address to the crowd before the All-Star Weekend Rising Stars game. → Read More

Winners and losers from Team LeBron's win over Team Giannis in 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Breaking down those who shined and those who had a rough night in the thrilling 69th NBA All-Star Game from Chicago. → Read More