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Scott Van Pelt missed CFP ‘SportsCenter’ because of heart scare

Scott Van Pelt had a heart scare earlier this week that caused him to miss one of the biggest “SportsCenter” programs of the year.

“Bummed to miss one of my favorite shows of the year, but happy to be ok and home after a bit of a medical scare this afternoon,” Van Pelt tweeted on Monday.

“Thanks to @SuburbanHosp @CJPVFD for looking after me. Heart got a little out of whack, (SVT) which was pretty spooky, but fine now.”

Scott Van Pelt at a Maryland basketball game.
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Van Pelt, 55, hosts ESPN’s midnight “SportsCenter.” With the network’s wide array of live rights, this program essentially serves as the postgame show for the evening in sports.

Any time ESPN airs a big game — NBA playoffs, NFL postseason, etc. — Van Pelt is a comfortable presence for the viewers to stick around for. His midnight “SportsCenter” is as

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ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt has ‘medical scare’, says ‘heart got a little out of whack’

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 06: Sportscaster Scott Van Pelt looks on during a practice round prior to the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 06, 2021 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Scott Van Pelt announced that he’s “OK and home” following a “medical scare.” (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt announced during Monday’s CFP national championship that he would not take his normal postgame “SportsCenter” anchor chair, citing a “medical scare.”

The longtime “SportsCenter” host made the announcement on Twitter that his “heart got a little out of whack,” but that he’s “fine now” and home from the hospital.

Van Pelt referenced “SVT,” which is short for supraventricular tachycardia, according to the Mayo Clinic. It defines the condition as “an abnormally fast or erratic heartbeat that affects the heart’s upper chambers.”

Per the Mayo Clinic:

“A normal heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute. A heart rate of more than 100 beats per minute is called a tachycardia. During an episode of SVT, your heart beats about 150 to 220 times per minute, but it can

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Alabama vs. Georgia football video highlights, score in the 2022 CFP national championship

The Georgia Bulldogs and Alabama football teams meet in Indianapolis for the 2022 College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday, Jan. 10.

UGA defeated Alabama 33-18.

Alabama, ranked No. 1 in the USA Today Sports AFCA Coaches Poll, went to 13-2 overall. No. 3-ranked Georgia improved to 14-1 overall.

Check out the top plays from the game.

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UGA’s Kelee Ringo returns INT for touchdown

Georgia Bulldogs defensive back Kelee Ringo intercepted a pass by Alabama quarterback Bryce Young at the Georgia 21-yard line, and Ringo returned it 79 yards for a touchdown with 54 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Ringo’s touchdown put UGA up 33-18 vs. Alabama.

UGA’s Stetson Bennett touchdown pass to Adonai Mitchell

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Adonai Mitchell with 8:09 left in

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Vikings and Bears fire head coaches, GMs

(WBAY) – Two NFC North head coaches and general managers have been fired, according to multiple reports.

The Minnesota Vikings parted ways with coach Mike Zimmer Monday and the Chicago Bears fired coach Matt Nagy.

The Vikings fired general manager Rick Spielman and the Bears fired general manager Ryan Pace.

“We appreciate Rick and Mike’s commitment to the team’s on-field success, their passion for making a positive impact in our community and their dedication to players, coaches and staff. While these decisions are not easy, we believe it is time for new leadership to elevate our team so we can consistently contend for championships,” reads a statement from the Vikings.

Both teams finished the season with a losing record. The Vikings defeated the Bears on Sunday 31-17.

The Bears finished the season 6-11 and the Vikings finished 8-9.

Zimmer coached the Vikings for eight seasons and held a record of

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