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Longtime ESPN anchor Scott Van Pelt says he’s ‘OK’ following ‘medical scare’

ESPN sportscaster Scott Van Pelt said he will not be anchoring the Monday night broadcast of “SportsCenter” following the national championship game due to a medical issue.

Van Pelt tweeted during halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship game between top-ranked Alabama and Georgia that he was OK and at home after experiencing what he termed a “medical scare” Monday afternoon. The scare, he said, was brought about because his “heart got a little out of whack” due to supraventricular tachycardia.

Supraventricular tachycardia is caused by an irregular or fast heartbeat.

University of Maryland alum Scott Van Pelt watches a 2017 Terps men's basketball game in College Park, Maryland.

University of Maryland alum Scott Van Pelt watches a 2017 Terps men’s basketball game in College Park, Maryland.

The 55-year-old Van Pelt has been a mainstay at ESPN for two decades, first joining the network in 2001. He has hosted several radio programs to go along with his anchoring duties. He said he was “bummed to miss one

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Pat McAfee Shares What He’s Heard About Antonio Brown

Former Colts punter Pat McAfee looks on during the team's Ring of Honor ceremony.

Former Colts punter Pat McAfee looks on during the team’s Ring of Honor ceremony.

Sports media personality Pat McAfee shared what sources told him regarding the Antonio Brown situation on Sunday. The now-former Bucs receiver seemingly quit mid-game. Tossing his gear into the MetLife stands and running off the field shirtless.

Here’s what McAfee had to say on Twitter.

“Sources have told me that AB actually pulled himself [out] of the game,” the Sirius XM host tweeted. Continuing, “Went to the bench and said he wasn’t going back in… Then… some convos happened… BOOOOM all hell breaks loose.”

Adding, “Story obviously developing.”

It was seemingly only a matter of time before Antonio Brown found himself no longer on the Buccaneers roster. When the team originally brought the seven-time Pro Bowl WR in, Bruce Arians said AB was on a zero tolerance policy.

Following very public fallout with the Steelers, Raiders

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SF Giants jumbotron divorcee says he’s ‘most eligible bachelor’

A man whose pal celebrated his divorce with a jumbotron message at a San Francisco Giants game has dubbed himself “the most eligible bachelor in McCovey Cove now.”

“It’s only a matter of time until I’m running the bases again,” Max Blue quipped to SFGate Friday.

Blue and his friend, Ryan Faraola, who paid for the message, were both shocked when it went viral last week.

“Happy divorce Max. Back in the game!” The sign on the jumbotron read Wednesday.

Blue is an arts writer and a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute. A reporter for SFGate said she knew Blue’s soon to be ex-wife and that the ex was “cool” with publishing an interview with Max.

Blue, a regular attendee of Giants games, said he was astonished by the raucous cheering in his favor in the ballpark, which included a standing ovation from fans.

“The whole stadium went

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Robert Anthony Cruz surprises father with news he’s just signed with Nats

SEE IT: New Nats signee Robert Anthony Cruz surprises father originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Turning dreams into reality can be overwhelming for some, particularly those close enough to know the amount of hard work got them there. 

For the father of Robert Anthony Cruz, the emotions were running high. Cruz, the young undrafted free agent who in his Instagram post spoke of agreeing to his first professional contract with the Nationals, made sure to give the news to his father in person. 

Surprising his father with the new Nationals hat Cruz likely received after signing, the two embraced in a proud moment for the dad and quite the touching moment for the sports community to witness. 

Cruz is coming off an All-American senior season in which he boasted a .388 batting average with 45 hits, 11 home runs and 36 RBI out of Biola University in the PacWest.

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