Warren Sapp says he wants to shut down youth football

The Bucs great is really concerned about the effects of football on the brain. Warren Sapp is on a mission to fight the damaging effects of football on players’ brains. The Hall of Fame defensive tackle has started to notice gaps in his memory, and wants to put it on the agenda more than it is now. Sapp first talked about that for The Players’ Tribune, saying he’ll donate his...
Via Bucs Nation
2 days ago

Warren Sapp donating brain for concussion research, cites memory loss and other issues

Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp played in the NFL for 13 seasons, which, he believes took a toll on his mind and body. As such, Sapp has chosen to make a pretty bold sacrifice to help ensure that others don’t wind up in the same spot in the future. Sapp penned an essay in The Players’ Tribune, titled “Let’s Keep Making the Game Better,” and announced he’d be...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp donating brain, says concussions affected memory

Former NFL superstar Warren Sapp is the latest in a growing number of players who have decided to donate their brains to science.The Hall of Famer penned a short essay on The Players’ Tribune in which he says his memory has suffered from all the hits he took during his playing career. He wants something positive to come out of all that, so he’ll allow CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Garrett laughs off Hall of Famer's criticism

Myles Garrett, who went first overall in the 2017 NFL Draft to the Cleveland Browns, has been a bit of a lightning rod for the last several months. He’s drawn both heavy criticism and praise, but his ability to handle the former has been lacking.Garrett wasn’t overly thrilled when Warren Sapp said the young pass rusher didn’t deserve to go first overall, he later called out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp: Garrett does not deserve to go first overall

Iconic defensive lineman Warren Sapp is not impressed with potential No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett.Sapp says he didn’t see Garrett take charge of enough games, calling him “lazy.”“I don’t see it from this kid,” Sapp said Sunday, via ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “I see the splash plays — everybody gets those. Where’s the game he took over? Where? Any defensive lineman...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

The NFL combine is extreme vetting that amounts to little

Outside of maybe the Pro Bowl, you won’t find a more maligned annual NFL event than the combine. Reporters decry it as massively overhyped, some fans describe it as humiliating and exploitative for the prospects who take part. Seasoned NFL veteran players have no glowing comments to make, either. From the television broadcast, you can easily get a sense of what they mean. Right...
Via Yardbarker
March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp accused of biting, stomping on girlfriend’s head

By Larry Brown Warren Sapp has been charged with three counts of domestic violence stemming from a fight with his girlfriend in Las Vegas two months ago. Sapp is accused of biting and stomping on his girlfriend’s head during their altercation, which began at a hotel and carried over to her home.  According to TMZ, Sapp and his girlfriend got in a fight at the M Resort in Las...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp paid $600 for oral sex, striptease from prostitutes

By Larry Brown Now we know why Warren Sapp went broke. The police report regarding Sapp’s arrest the day after the Super Bowl says the Hall of Famer told police he paid $600 for oral sex from two prostitutes, TMZ reports. Sapp reportedly told police he met the women — both strippers — at the hotel bar and offered them $300 for a sex act. They went to his room and began...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Network employees relieved Warren Sapp got fired

By Jason Rowan Some of Warren Sapp’s NFL Network colleagues apparently are quite happy that the analyst is no longer their co-worker. The NFL Hall of Famer, who was unceremoniously fired after his arrest for allegedly soliciting a prostitute as well as assault in Phoenix, AZ, early Monday morning following Super Bowl XLIX. According to a TMZ report, at least a dozen of Sapp...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp fired by NFL Network after arrest

Soon after the news broke that he had been arrested in the wee hours of the morning after Super Bowl XLIX, Warren Sapp has been terminated from his job at NFL Network Sapp was arrested on charges of soliciting a prostitute and assault.  According to ABC 15, Phoenix police confirmed Sapp was arrested on two counts of assault and one count of soliciting a prostitute.  Sapp was...
Via Awful Announcing
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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