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Scott Gleeson

North Jersey News

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent:
  • North Jersey News
  • El Paso Times
  • USA TODAY
  • DelmarvaNow!
Past:
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Packers News
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • The Tennessean
  • The News Leader
  • Enquirer
  • The Des Moines Register
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Salinas Californian
  • and more…

Recent articles by Scott:

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

Mark Cuban says 'idiot' Donald Trump once told him to run for president

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said President Donald Trump is an "idiot" for how he's run the country as president. → Read More

Chicago Bears legend and Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers dies at 77

Gale Sayers played from 1965-71 and became one of the sport's most electrifying players. He had been battling dementia since 2013. → Read More

Former Georgetown coach John Thompson dies at 78

John Thompson, a Basketball Hall of Famer, became the first Black head coach to win the NCAA national title when he guided the Hoyas in 1984. → Read More

2020 NBA mock draft post-lottery edition: Detroit Pistons have bevy of options at No. 7

The Timberwolves are on the clock with the top pick. Who will they draft to play alongside Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell? → Read More

Report: Mariners' Kendall Graveman diagnosed with benign bone tumor

Mariners starting pitcher Kendall Graveman will require future surgery to remove a benign bone tumor on the C6 part of his cervical spine. → Read More

Man arrested on multiple charges over alleged plot to kidnap WWE star Sonya Deville

WWE star Sonya Deville's house in Florida was broken into as she was the target of a kidnapping incident Sunday, police said. → Read More

Washington hires Jason Wright as first Black team president in NFL history

The Washington Football Team hired Jason Wright as its new team president, making him the first Black person to hold the position in NFL history. → Read More

NBC analyst Mike Milbury critical of Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask for opting out of NHL playoffs

NBC analyst Mike Milbury criticized Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask for his decision to opt out of the Stanley Cup playoffs to be with his family. → Read More

President Donald Trump calls NBA players 'very nasty' and 'very dumb' for kneeling during anthem

Donald Trump says in interview NBA players kneeling during anthem "has been horrible for basketball," and calls players "very nasty" and "very dumb." → Read More

President Donald Trump says not playing college football this fall is a 'tragic mistake'

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the college football season should be played and said not doing so would be a 'tragic mistake.' → Read More

Brett Favre says he empathizes with Donald Trump in handling coronavirus: 'Damned if you do and damned if you don't'

During a golf outing with Donald Trump, Brett Favre said he empathized with him in dealing with COVID-19: "Damned if you do and damned if you don't." → Read More

Outlooks for the Top 25 college football teams in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

The first ranking of the college football season is out. Outlooks for the Top 25 teams in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll. → Read More

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Lou Henson dies at 88

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Lou Henson died Saturday from cancer, the University of Illinois confirmed on Wednesday. He was 88. → Read More

No. 1 prospect in California Peyton Watson commits to UCLA, bolstering Mick Cronin's class

Peyton Watson, a consensus top 25 prospect in the 2021 college basketball recruiting class, committed to UCLA on Monday. → Read More

Miami Marlins postpone game vs. Baltimore Orioles amid COVID-19 outbreak in clubhouse

The team remains in Philadelphia to continue undergoing testing, with the outbreak spreading throughout the clubhouse to at least 14 people. → Read More