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Scumbag Patriots Fan ID'd By Cops ... Will Be Prosecuted

10/15/2018 1:14 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

1:14 PM PT -- The Foxborough Police Dept. has identified the suspect as a 21-year-old man from Massachusetts. 

Cops say the man will be charged with 2 crimes -- disorderly conduct and "throw object at sporting event."

A court date will be set. 

Cops say they were able to ID the suspect using surveillance video from the stadium. 

12:39 PM PT -- Tyreek Hill wants the fan who threw beer at him to be arrested and charged, according to Hill's agent, Drew Rosenhaus ... who spoke to Adam Schefter.

“Players have to be protected. We want that fan to be prosecuted.”

10:44 AM PT -- The Patriots say the fan has been identified and has now been BANNED FOR LIFE from attending Patriots games at Gillette Stadium. 

The Patriots add, "The matter has been turned over to local law enforcement and the fan will be sent a letter of disinvite to all future events at Gillette Stadium.”

The Foxborough Police Dept. is investigating the embarrassing moment at Gillette Stadium on Sunday when a Patriots fan doused a Kansas City Chiefs player with beer after a TD ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Cameras were rolling as Tyreek Hill scored a 75-yard touchdown with 3:03 left in the 4th quarter and then came face-to-face with a pack of Pats fans who were flipping him off and shouting insults. 

One of the people in the group -- who appears to be wearing a Pats jersey -- threw his Bud Lite at Hill's face. Terrible moment, but props to Hill for not fighting back (you know he wanted to). 

Now, the Foxborough PD tells us ... they're looking into the incident and would like to speak with the fan to find out what happened. 

Hopefully, they track this scumbag down and ban him from the stadium for life -- because players shouldn't have to deal with this crap. 

In fact, Reggie Bush has already spoken out about it on Twitter, saying, "Now if he smacked the piss out of one of you clowns you would be all over social media crying ready to sue him!"

"Fans need to chill before somebody get hurt! You don’t have to like the opposing team but you need to show respect or don’t go!"

True. 

We reached out to the Patriots for comment -- so far, no word back. 

Originally Published -- 10/15/2018 10:43 AM PDT

Dick Vermeil Patrick Mahomes Is MVP Bound! ... No One Can Throw Like Him!

10/2/2018 8:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Brett Favre, John Elway, Tony Romo ... NONE of these dudes had the ability to chuck the pigskin like Patrick Mahomes does -- so says ex-Chiefs head coach Dick Vermeil.

"His overall ability to throw the ball in any body position is the best I've ever seen," the legendary coach tells TMZ Sports.

Mahomes just won his fifth straight start ... killin' the Broncos on Monday night -- and when we spoke with Vermeil about it, he couldn't have been more impressed.

"He's so flexible, body-wise," Vermeil says.

"He can twist his hips and kick his legs and turn his shoulders, and all three variations are going different directions, and he throws the ball accurately anyway. It's amazing!"

Remember ... Vermeil's coached Pro Bowlers like Kurt Warner, Ron Jaworski and Trent Green -- so it's some seriously high praise.

But, the gushing didn't stop there ... 'cause Dick tells us Mahomes has MORE athletic ability than even Donovan McNabb!!!

In fact ... Vermeil says if Mahomes doesn't get Andy Reid his first-ever Super Bowl ring ... NOBODY will.

Tony Gonzalez Sorry, Peyton ... Mahomes Will Own Your TD Record!!

9/29/2018 12:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Peyton Manning's single-season passing TD record is TOAST ... 'cause Patrick Mahomes is driving his Chiefs bus straight through it -- so says K.C. legend Tony Gonzalez.

Mahomes has lit up the league so far ... chucking 13 TDs in 3 games -- and Gonzalez tells TMZ Sports he thinks Pat will catch Manning's all-time mark of 55 in a single season.

"Right now, I'm looking at it, yeah," Tony tells us. "He's on his way!"

In fact ... the legendary tight end's been so impressed with Mahomes -- he's got him as MVP of the league for now ... with two other hot QBs right in the hunt.

By the way ... Tony also shared his thoughts on another Tony -- saying there's no way in hell Romo should make a comeback to the league.

"He's right where he should be," Gonzalez says.

Patrick Mahomes Turning Down Big Endorsement Deals ... Says Agent

9/26/2018 12:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The NFL's MVP through the first 3 weeks ain't cashing in on his early season success ... 'cause Patrick Mahomes' agent tells TMZ Sports -- NO BIG DEALS UNTIL THE OFFSEASON!!

Leigh Steinberg -- the super agent who represents the Chiefs' QB -- says it's all part of a plan to make sure Patrick keeps a level head throughout his first year as a starter.

"We're being very, very careful to allow this season to proceed without his face on every billboard," Leigh tells us.

"Without it creating a situation where he throws the first interception and people are saying, 'Well, why's he on every billboard??'"

Don't get it twisted ... Mahomes -- who's tossed 13 TDs with no picks in K.C.'s 3-0 start -- has done SOME deals ... BUT, the big fish are currently on ice.

"We're keeping it low key," Leigh says. "And, once the season is successfully over, then we'll go into marketing in a lot of different brand categories."

BTW ... if you were wondering what Patrick's eyeing for his first big endorsement -- Steinberg tells us Mahomes' mug could be on a cereal box near you this winter.

Chiefs Legend Tamba Hali Patrick Mahomes Is Killin' It ... But He Can't Get A Song

9/18/2018 1:50 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Sorry, Patrick Mahomes ... you might be the NFL's top QB at the moment -- but Chiefs legend Tamba Hali tells TMZ Sports it ain't enough for him to write a song about you!!

ICYMI ... Tamba's working on going from NFL superstar to music icon -- having just released a legit album.

And, with Mahomes tearing up the league -- he had more TDs (6) than incompletions (5) against the Steelers -- we figured it'd be a match made in Chiefs heaven to hear a Hali-Mahomes song.

BUT ... Tamba tells us that just ain't happening -- at least not yet.

"That's too political!" Tamba says with a laugh.

"I love Patrick, but I can't write him into my music life! I might hurt myself or I might do something that wouldn't make sense in the long run."

Tamba still thinks Mahomes' start has been "ridiculous" -- but it seems it'll take a little more than two games for Patrick to get some Tamba Juice.

But, don't feel too bad for Mahomes ... Hali's already got a Chiefs tune Patrick can rock out to in the meantime.

Kareem Hunt Police Video Released In Alleged Hotel Attack

7/16/2018 4:27 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained the police body cam video from the night of the Kareem Hunt hotel assault investigation -- where cops interviewed the accuser AND Kareem's friends. 

Both sides tell a compelling and believable story ... clearly, someone's lying. 

The accuser says the Kansas City Chiefs running back pushed and shoved her outside of his room at The Metropolitan at the 9 (a hotel and apartment complex in Cleveland) on Feb 10, 2018. 

She also claims Kareem's GF verbally accosted her. When she complained to the front desk, the accuser claims the receptionist refused to call 911 and instead told her, "That's what you get for being a slut."

Cops also spoke with Kareem's friends -- who said the accuser was LYING through her teeth because she was bitter they didn't let her inside their room. The friends claim the woman was acting crazy and made up a lie in an attempt to set up a lawsuit against the NFL star. 

Cops tried to speak with Kareem -- but, when they went to his room, he wasn't wearing a shirt and they turned off their body cams while going inside. 

Ultimately, cops were unable to determine if anyone had been assaulted -- so, nobody was arrested. 

We're now told the case is officially closed. 

The NFL also launched its own investigation. As we learned from Ezekiel Elliott, the league does not need a conviction to meet out punishment ... so, Hunt could still be fined or suspended if the NFL determines he did anything that night that would violate the league's personal conduct policy.

Kareem Hunt Frantic 911 Call ... From Alleged Violent Incident

6/13/2018 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained the 911 call made by the woman who claimed Kareem Hunt shoved her at his apartment ... telling the operator, "I was assaulted and I need help."

Back in February, cops in Cleveland were called to Hunt's residence by a 19-year-old woman who said the Pro Bowl RB roughed her up.

"I was assaulted and I need help."

The operator asks the woman who assaulted her, and she responds ... "I think his first name is Kareem."

She goes on to say he's a 5'10" black male with a medium to heavy build.

As for Hunt's side ... he VEHEMENTLY denied touching the woman, and his friends told cops she was actually the one to go crazy after he asked her to leave his place ... with her screaming "F**k you, n*****!"

When cops got to the scene, they weren't able to determine that anyone had been assaulted, so no arrests were made.

Chiefs' Kareem Hunt Allegedly Shoved Woman Who Allegedly Called Him N-Word

2/12/2018 2:52 PM PST
Breaking News

Kansas City Chiefs star running back Kareem Hunt was named in a police report by a 19-year-old woman who claims he shoved her during a heated hotel argument. 

But Hunt's friends told police the woman is lying -- claiming SHE was the violent one who went berserk and called Kareem the N-word. 

Here's what EVERYBODY agrees on -- all the parties involved kicked things off Friday on a good note, tooling around Cleveland on a party bus and hitting at least 3 bars. 

Eventually they went back to the upscale hotel/apartment where 22-year-old Hunt has a residence -- the goal was to keep the party going. 

What ensued ... two women were kicked out of Hunt's room and that's when the drama began. 

The Accuser's Side

The accuser is a Kent State student who told police she was kicked out of the apartment because she didn't want to hook up with one of the men. The woman says she couldn't afford an Uber back to Kent State and was too drunk to drive so she sat outside the apartment upset, trying to figure out how to get home. 

That's when a woman with Hunt's group came outside and told the accuser and her friend to go home. Kareem allegedly came out next and "shoved and pushed her" in an attempt to shoo her home. 

The accuser claims she suffered cuts and bruises to her knee, hand and chest. 

Hunt's Friends' Side

But Hunt's friends paint a different picture ... saying they refused to let the accuser and another female friend hang out when they learned the women were only 19 years old.  

One of Hunt's former college teammates told police the accuser went crazy after they were told to leave -- and "began calling him and Hunt the N-word and specifically she stated, 'F*ck you n*gger. You Ain't sh*t."

The accuser allegedly punched one of Kareem's female friends in the face as she tried to deescalate the situation. 

Eventually cops were called to the scene and police took two reports. So far, no arrests have been made. 

NFL's Kareem Hunt Pat Mahomes is My Homie!! ... We're Playoff Bound!!

2/2/2018 4:45 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Did Kareem Hunt and Pat Mahomes just become best friends??

YEP!!

TMZ Sports spoke with the K.C. Chiefs breakout star about his new QB, now that Alex Smith got shipped to Washington ... and Hunt says he's totally stoked to play alongside Mahomes -- his "best bud on the team."

Hunt -- who led the entire NFL in rushing yards in his rookie season -- says he's gonna miss Smith ... but already has his eyes set on a return to the playoffs with Mahomes.

No word on whether Hunt and Mahomes have done karate in the garage.

Redskins' D.J. Swearinger Blasts Alex Smith Trade: 'It's Bulls**t!!'

1/31/2018 7:05 AM PST
Breaking News

So much for a warm welcome for Alex Smith in Washington ...

Redskins stud defensive back D.J. Swearinger is PISSED about the blockbuster trade that sent a young defensive star to the Chiefs in exchange for the Pro Bowl QB ... calling the deal "bullsh*t."

ICYMI -- Washington sent Kendall Fuller (arguably one of the best young corners on the team) and a draft pick to the Chiefs in exchange for the 33-year-old QB. 

D.J. bashed the deal in a series of tweets this morning ...  calling out his team for taking a step back:

"Never Saw Any Bulls**t Like This In My Life!! Idc who i rub wrong because you never sat in a meeting nor put in work with my dawg!!"

"People say they wanna win right but you throw away your best defender!?!? Somebody you can set a standard with?!?! #Defense will win championships!!"

"And We Took a Major Step down from the best slot corner In The Game!! No disrespect to nobody on my squad or coming to my squad but we basically took a step backwards by giving away (Fuller) who graded 90 overall which is Elite and hard too do!!! Smh."

8:50 AM PT -- Swearinger has apparently cooled down enough to give a shoutout to his new QB ... saying "Alex Smith Welcome To The Squad We Got Championships To Win!"

Tony Gonzalez Locker Rooms Are Safer Now After Hollywood Scandals

11/16/2017 2:16 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tony Gonzalez says he was never sexually harassed in an NFL locker room ... but he's glad all the Hollywood scandals are putting athletes on notice.

"Stuff has changed. You gotta be more careful, and it's a good thing," Tony told TMZ Sports.

Gonzalez told us he's only experienced "guys in the shower messing around" ... and says all his former teammates knew not to cross that line. 

But even though the future Hall of Famer didn't have to deal with any inappropriate hazing himself, he's fully behind the cultural shift in acting and in sports.

Good to hear that from Tony -- considering he's serious about a career on the big screen.

Tony Gonzalez Yo, Spielberg & Scorsese ... Put Me In Your Movies!!!

11/12/2017 12:25 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tony Gonzalez is putting Hollywood's A-List directors on notice -- telling TMZ Sports that guys like Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese need to get him in the game!!

FYI, the NFL legend's been dabbling in acting for a few years -- scoring roles in an "xXx" sequel and "NCIS" -- but Tony says he's starting to hit his stride after being "terrified" of cameras from the jump.

Not sure what upcoming movie he'd be best in -- our guy flopped trying to think of one -- but the bottom line ... Tony's ready.

Chiefs' Travis Kelce Dwayne Bowe Is a Strip Club God ... 'He Shuts it Down'

11/7/2017 4:35 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Chiefs superstar Travis Kelce says Dwayne Bowe's stripperpalooza ain't as crazy as we all think -- 'cause droppin' over $1K PER MINUTE at the club is pretty standard for his former teammate.

"It's the Dwayne Bowe show, baby," Kelce told us. "He shuts it down. That's what he do."

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Bowe went HARD at VLive in Dallas on Saturday -- making it rain $25k in just 20 minutes!!

Some people think Dwayne went a little overboard -- but not Travis, who says D-Bo's the man for keeping it all the way real.

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