Warren Sapp, Hall of Fame defensive lineman and commentator for the NFL Network, has been terminated from the sports network after he allegedly solicited a prostitute and was arrested on Monday morning in Phoenix.
Sapp, who was in town to cover the Super Bowl, was arrested for soliciting two prostitutes and was also charged for assault.
The 42-year-old former defensive tackle and seven-time Pro Bowler was in Phoenix, Arizona covering the big game for the NFL Network.
Police were called to Renaissance Hotel in downtown Phoenix at around 2:30 a.m. on Monday in response to a noise complaint.
A woman told officers that she and another woman were working as escorts and an argument over money in Sapp’s hotel room turned physical and spilled out into the hallway.
Sapp admitted to investigators he had paid one of the women for sex but he denied any assault.
Investigators said both escorts sustained minor injuries consistent with a struggle. The women involved in the incident were cited by police and later released.
We sure hope that was some good nookie because Sapp has now been terminated by the NFL Network.
A spokesman for the NFL Network stated, “Warren Sapp’s contract has been terminated and he no longer works for NFL Network”.
Warren Sapp has been in trouble with the law several times in recent years. In 2010, he was arrested on a domestic battery charge but the charge was later dropped.
Last June, the 42-year-old football analyst and one-time contestant on Dancing With The Stars was arrested on a separate domestic battery charge in a Miami hotel.
Sapp played 13 seasons in the NFL, first with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and later with the Oakland Raiders. He was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2013.
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