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Ex-WABC Sports Anchor Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail Time

Marvell Scott pleaded guilty Tuesday to child endangerment and will get 20 days of community service as part of a plea deal.

The former WABC sports anchor admitted that he inappropriately touched a 14-year-old runaway during a July 2008 incident in his Times Square apartment. Scott faced up to seven years in jail if convicted at trial. The misdemeanor will be wiped from Scott’s record in six months, provided he completes his community service.

“On or about June 5, 2008, inside my then-apartment … I acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the welfare of a child by inappropriately touching her,” Scott told a Manhattan Supreme Court judge. “[Afterward] I learned she was 14 years old.” Read more

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Exclusive: The Ecstasy Of Defeat Cover Revealed

First on SportsNewser: The Onion is releasing The Ecstasy of Defeat this October and SportsNewser has an exclusive first-look at the finalized cover. Published by Hyperion, the book is a collection of the most memorable Onion sports articles, from the classics to recent news stories such as, “Andy Pettitte Retires To Inject HGH Without Being Harassed About It,” as well as “‘And Now For a Thrilling Tennis Season,’ Nobody In Nation Says.”