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NFL's Chris McCain Charged w/ Battering Woman Allegedly Spit On Woman, Grabbed Her Neck

6/5/2018 2:32 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Another NFL player is accused of attacking a woman -- this time, it's Indianapolis Colts defensive end Chris McCain ... who's being charged with battery stemming from a January incident. 

According to official documents obtained by TMZ Sports ... the 26-year-old is accused of spitting on a woman and forcefully grabbing her neck in Los Angeles on January 7. 

Details surrounding the incident are unclear -- we know he's been formally charged with 2 misdemeanor counts of battery. 

If convicted, McCain faces up to 6 months in jail plus fines and probation. 

It's a big deal for the Colts ... they're expecting big things from McCain after a solid 2017 season with the Chargers ... when he racked up 5 sacks in 15 games. 

McCain played his college ball at Cal and was initially signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent back in 2014. 

Ex-Pats TE Jermaine Wiggins Praises Josh McDaniels: Indy's 'a S**t Show' Anyway

2/7/2018 9:08 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

"Who the hell wants to go to the Colts organization and play for [Jim] Irsay. I mean, that place is an absolute s**t show" -- says ex-Patriots tight end Jermaine Wiggins.

Wiggins would know ... he played for the Colts back in 2002 and tells TMZ Sports he's convinced Josh McDaniels made the RIGHT choice in backing out of the Indy coaching job. 

"[If McDaniels] goes to Indy, if they suck in two years, they'll be looking for a new head coach and he'll be out," Wiggins says. 

So, the better decision is to stay with the best organization in football and take over when Bill Belichick leaves. Job security and more money. Boom.

Tony Dungy Rips Josh McDaniels You Screwed Over Your Assistants

2/7/2018 8:38 AM PST
Breaking News

Tony Dungy is ripping into Josh McDaniels -- saying there's "no excuse big enough to justify" screwing over all of the asst. coaches who are getting burned in his coaching flip-flop. 

"It’s one thing to go back on your word to an organization," Dungy said ... "But having assistant coaches leave jobs to go with you then leave them out to dry is indefensible. For COMFORT??"

This all stems from Josh's last minute decision to back out of a deal to coach the Indianapolis Colts and go back with the Patriots ... AFTER he lured a team of assistants to leave other jobs and sign contracts with Indy. 

Now Indy will have to hire a new head coach -- and that person will likely blow out McDaniels' entire team and bring in his own guys. Dungy clearly believes the assistants are getting screwed big time. 

"Has nothing to do with the Colts. It’s about the families of those assistant coaches that he totally disregarded. But who cares about them???!"

Dungy added ... "You don’t do that to the families of your peers."

Edwin Jackson's Teammate Hey Trump ... Stop Using My Friend to Push Agenda

2/6/2018 4:31 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Donald Trump was wrong to use Edwin Jackson's death to push his political agenda ... so says one of Jackson's closest friends, who says POTUS needs to focus on the REAL issue -- drunk driving.

We spoke with Minnesota Vikings LB Antwione Williams -- who was Jackson's college roommate at Georgia Southern. The two have been good friends for years. 

Williams says it made him "sick" to see Trump using Jackson's death as a rallying cry for his immigration policy ... since the guy who allegedly killed Jackson was living in the U.S. illegally. 

Instead, Williams says Trump needs to focus on the drunk driving problem in America -- since the suspect was allegedly nearly three times the legal limit when he struck and killed Jackson. 

Williams also tells TMZ Sports about the kind of person Jackson was like off the field ... and shares his favorite memories from when they lived together. 

R.I.P. 

Donald Trump 'Disgraceful' That Illegal Killed NFL Player

2/6/2018 6:36 AM PST
Breaking News

Donald Trump says it's "disgraceful" that a former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed by a man who was in the United States illegally ... and is calling for democrats to get tough on the border. 

As we previously reported, 26-year-old Jackson was hit by a pickup truck early Sunday morning while he was standing on the shoulder of a highway in Indiana. 

Officials believe the man driving the truck is 37-year-old Manuel Orrego-Savala -- a Guatemalan citizen who had been living in the U.S. illegally. Officials believe Orrego-Savala was drunk at the time of the crash and tried to flee the scene. 

Once apprehended, officials say Orrego-Savala had been previously deported twice before -- once in 2007 and again in 2009 -- yet somehow made it back and had been living in Indiana. 

Now, Trump is weighing in ... saying, "So disgraceful that a person illegally in our country killed @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson."

"This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. We must get the Dems to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST!"

"My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was so senselessly taken. @Colts."

Colts LB Edwin Jackson Dead at 26 Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

2/4/2018 1:30 PM PST

Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was killed this weekend after being hit by a suspected drunk driver.

According to Indiana State Police, Jackson and another man, Jeffrey Monroe, were struck early Sunday morning by a driver off of I-70 in Indianapolis. Both men were killed.

Cops say Jackson and Monroe were standing near a stopped vehicle on the shoulder of the highway when a black Ford F-150 truck swerved into their area and hit them.

Police say they believe the driver of the truck, Alex Cabrera Gonsales, was intoxicated. He reportedly tried fleeing the scene on foot after the crash, but he was apprehended by authorities. 

The Colts released a statement on Jackson's death, saying, in part ... "We were heartbroken to hear the news of Edwin Jackson’s passing. Edwin was loved by all in the Colts organization." A rep for the team added ... "We are shocked and saddened by this tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of both men during this difficult time."

Jackson was only 26 years old. RIP

Peyton Manning Might Not Get My POTUS Vote ... Says Reggie Wayne

8/2/2017 11:15 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

If Peyton Manning runs for President ... he's gonna have to WORK to get Reggie Wayne's vote. 

With rumblings that Manning could transition into politics, we asked the QB's former Indianapolis Colts teammate if he'd pull the lever for the guy out of NFL loyalty. 

The answer -- NOPE. 

Wayne says he'd only vote for Peyton if he's "talking about the right stuff" ... adding, "If he don't, he might not get my vote."

"Just because we're teammates doesn't mean that what you stand for is right."

Might not be an issue ... Peyton keeps playing down a possible political run -- despite support from guys like John McCain

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Tweets Graphic Naked Woman Pic ... Hacked?!

6/29/2017 6:30 AM PDT
Breaking News

Jim Irsay's Twitter followers got a very x-rated surprise -- a spread eagle vagina pic! 

The photo went out on the Indianapolis Colts owner's Twitter page early Thursday morning -- but was promptly deleted 12 minutes later ... which is an eternity on the Internet.

The question ... was it an innocent mistake or was he actually HACKED?!

Neither Irsay nor the Colts have issued an official statement yet. We're guessing it's just a matter of time at this point.

In the meantime, change your password, Mr. Irsay.

Ex-College Hoops Player Signs with NFL Team I Can Be The Next Antonio Gates!

5/1/2017 12:25 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The Indianapolis Colts just signed a guy who hasn't played football in 9 years ... but the dude has the potential to be the next big NFL superstar.

Meet Mo Alie-Cox -- a 6'7", 250 pound ex-college basketball player at VCU -- who is now trying to make it as a tight end in the NFL.

Earlier this month, Alie-Cox had a private workout and almost every NFL team sent scouts. The Colts liked what they saw and signed him to a free agent contract.

We spoke with Mo -- who hasn't played football since his freshman year in high school -- and he's very confident he's got what it takes to make it.

After all, Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham, Julius Thomas ... all had a similar career path.

Good luck!

Indianapolis Colts Player Arrested Allegedly Jacked Golf Cart Taxi, Crashed

2/28/2017 5:59 AM PST
Breaking News

File Under: DRUNK MORON?

Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry was arrested in Scottsdale, AZ over the weekend after cops say he attacked a golf cart taxi driver, stole the vehicle ... and CRASHED IT. 

It all went down around 2 AM on Saturday morning. The driver of the golf cart taxi (common in Scottsdale) told police he picked a group of people up from a bar and dropped them off another location.

But when it came time to pay, 6'2", 300 pound Parry allegedly struck him in the head and stole the cart.

File Under: Drunk VIOLENT Moron?

Cops found the cart crashed into a gate nearby. Parry was located on the sidewalk ... and appeared drunk.

Parry -- who started every game for the Colts during his first 2 seasons in the league -- was arrested on suspicion of robbery, auto theft, criminal damage, resisting arrest and DUI. 

File Under: Drunk Violent Suspended Moron? 

Jay Z & Beyonce Advice From NFL'S Antonio Cromartie ... HAVE MORE KIDS!

2/3/2017 7:33 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Jay Z is about to get some daddy advice from a member of the reproductive Hall of Fame ... Antonio Cromartie, who says when it comes to kids, THE MORE THE MERRIER! 

Cromartie legendarily has 13 kids ... including twins with his wife, Terricka ... so when we got them out in Houston for the Super Bowl, we had to ask if they had any "twin advice" for Jay & Bey.

The Cromarties break down the ins and outs of twin management ... but when we ask if it's time for the 47-year-old hip-hop legend to get snipped ... the reaction is priceless.

BTW -- Terricka and Antonio's twins came POST VASECTOMY ... proving Cro's sperm are as impossible to guard as Julio Jones.

NFL's Robert Turbin Scores Victory in Weed Case ... Despite Apparent Confession

1/28/2017 12:05 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin is officially off the hook in his marijuana case ... despite the fact he seemed to take responsibility for the incident on Twitter.

Turbin was pulled over Utah on July 8 for running a stop sign and during the stop, cops found "a rolled joint-type thing" in his car. He was cited for marijuana possession and ordered to appear in court.

He later tweeted, "My mistake. Won't happen again."

But now, TMZ Sports has learned prosecutors threw out the case on "evidentiary grounds" -- and a rep for the Logan City Justice Court tells us there was evidence that shows Turbin might not be guilty.

Bottom line ... case closed. Turbin's in the clear.

Antonio Cromartie New Colts Cash Well Spent ... Pays Off Back Child Support

8/23/2016 2:21 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Cromartie's rep says the only reason he didn't pay the support is because he was fighting Pierre over custody. The rep claims she had ongoing legal issues, and says Cro felt Alonzo wasn't safe with her. Antonio Cromartie took his $3 million deal from the Coltsand immediately used it to settle a child support dispute with a baby mama ... and avoided a possible arrest in the process.

Cromartie was delinquent on child support payments to Rosemita Pierre -- the mother of Alonzo, his oldest child ... aka #1 of 13. According to docs, AC was ordered to pay her $4,000 per month, starting in January 2016 but failed to do so.

He was due in a Florida court last week to either pay up or explain why he couldn't -- but Cro was a no-show. Then the cavalry arrived in the form of the Colts one-year contract ... which he signed Monday. 

We're told Cromartie made a payment Tuesday afternoon. It's unclear how much he forked over, but it was enough for the judge to withdraw a warrant that had been issued earlier in the day.

Crisis averted. 

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