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Warren Sapp

Off the Hook in

Battery Case

3/24/2010 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Warren Sapp Off the Hook in Battery CaseFormer NFL superstar Warren Sapp will not face criminal charges for allegedly beating a woman during Super Bowl weekend in Miami this year.

The Florida State Attorney's Office just announced that "the State cannot file charges ... due to the totality of the evidence and inconsistencies with the victim testimony and the physical evidence gathered during the investigation."

The woman told authorities that Sapp got violent with her in his hotel room on February 6, 2010 because he wanted her to leave. But according to officials, there were many inconsistencies in the alleged victim's story.

Authorities say the woman told investigators that Sapp beat her so badly that she could "barely walk " and needed help from an "anonymous man" to leave the building -- but video surveillance shows she never received any aid from anyone ... and was walking without a limp.

Ultimately, officials decided they could not prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt and "ethically meet our burden."

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Boo Hoo    

You can lead a HO to water, but you can't make them THINK.

1582 days ago
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Dirt Burger    

I'm glad he's not guilty, but he is still a ghetto gorilla!

1582 days ago
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steve    

Now post her name and face on all the networks listing her name and the lies she told. let her suffer the humiliation she put Warren through

1582 days ago
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DARRYL    

Can this man get his reputation back.The woman clearly lied about this and I'm wondering why charges are not being filed against her for writing a false report.This is a DOUBLE standard we still don't know who this woman is because we have to protect the alleged victim.Well she's clearly is not a victim but a lying ass gold digger.

1582 days ago
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jessy    

JULIE I KNOW YOU COME TO THIS SITE SO I AM GOING TO ASK ON HERE
WILL YOU MARRY ME?????
i know i do not have a job,and i live in my parents basement and lost my driver license and they reprocessed my car..but i love you,i will lose 100 lbs if you marry me...and i will color my purple mohawk back to brown if you marry me.and dont listen to your little sister,,i only gave her 1 beer and nothing happened,and as for the missing 200 dollors your dad said i stole..i didnt.

Posted at 9:30AM on Mar 24th 2010 by knucklehead



1582 days ago
6.

Wombat    

So once again the "Liar, liar, pants on fire" defense is victorious!

1582 days ago
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jessy    

he was a football star he cant be guilty.....

1582 days ago
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Stevereeno    

Gee a woman lying?! What?!

1582 days ago
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Darlene    

Surprize surprize, NOT!!!!!

1582 days ago
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ROSEMARY SAMANIEGO    

It is pathethic and sad when people have to lie, in order to get money. They have to ruin other people's life which is sad, this girl is pathetic and needs to get a life and get a REAL JOB instead of trying to get money the easy way hoe.

1582 days ago
11.

Lucas    

Seen and Overheard: Antonin Scalia, Jon Stewart in Michael’s Tete-A-Tete

NEW YORK, NY – Fellow diners were surprised over the weekend to see two unlikely American icons sharing the same table at the popular Michael’s Restaurant in Manhattan: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and faux news commentator Jon Stewart.

“The two were wrapped up in an avid discussion, but I couldn’t tell what it was about,” said one lunchtime tablehopper at the prestigious venue, a favorite of former President Bill Clinton. “They were totally engrossed in what the other was saying.”

But diners at an adjacent table suggested that the two seemed to be giving each other “hiring tips.”

Legal author Franz Schuman at the Observer solved the mystery: “Scalia is infamous for staffing his clerks office with 93% men, despite the fact that this breaks pretty much every federal non-discrimination law on the books,” he said. “And Stewart is the same when it comes to staffing his writing team – it’s 20 men, and only a single female. His discriminatory hiring practices are known throughout the industry.”

Stewart, who anchors Comedy Central’s popular “The Daily Show,” and Alito have declined in the past to respond to criticism of their decades-long discriminatory hiring practices.

But Stewart’s chief of staff, Ben Karlin, recently told the New York Times that it is “impossible” to find women who are “funny.”

Michael’s owner Michael McCartny noted that while his restaurant welcomes a wide variety of guests on a regular basis – “even Fidel Castro has dined here” – he would prefer that Alito and Stewart find another place to lunch in the future. “Our restaurant has a very firm policy of non-discrimination,” he said.

1582 days ago
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Maniacal Zebra    

He beat he because she wouldn't leave his hotel room? So ... why didn't she just leave?

1582 days ago

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