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Les Miles Loses Mind Over Fidget Spinner ... 'What the Hell Is This?!'

1/18/2018 7:17 AM PST
Breaking News

Legendary college football coach Les Miles was just introduced to the fidget spinner ... and transformed from a 64-year-old man to a kid on Christmas Day!!

Not sure why they did it, but The Players' Tribune locked Les in a room with a spinner -- and what ensued was pure comedy.

The longtime LSU coach seemed kinda intimidated at first ... but once he starts toying with it, you can tell his mind is BLOWN.

"I guarantee people will buy this."

A little late to the party, Les ...

Johnny Manziel CFL Won't Help You Make It Back ... Says NFL Analyst

1/12/2018 7:14 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Johnny Manziel could ball hard up in Canada, but don't count on him making an NFL comeback -- so says "FOX NFL Sunday" host Curt Menefee

You've probably heard ... Johnny Football's in serious talks with the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but there's a holdup 'cause the former Heisman winner wants big money.

But Curt says even if they strike a deal, Johnny's NFL dream ain't looking good -- 'cause the CFL's style of football doesn't translate.

That said, Menefee's still rooting for him -- "Let him go up there, have fun, make some money, and we'll see."

Quavo I Didn't Lose Money to Drake ... Look, I Got Proof!!

1/10/2018 9:38 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Looks like Drake flashin' stacks was all for show ... 'cause Quavo tells TMZ Sports ZERO cash was on the line in his Georgia-'Bama bet with 6 God.

You remember the video -- Drake lost his mind after 'Bama pulled off the comeback win ... and made it seem like he was ready to collect from Quavo.

But, Quavo says that ain't the case -- "it was a friendly bet, that's all."

So ... what's the deal with the "Huncho Jack chips with dip?"

Well, Huncho Jack's an alias for Quavo/Travis Scott from their new album ... and Migos actually have their own signature chips. Quavo says a dip's coming soon -- and Drake wants a taste!

Bottom line, though -- Huncho kept his stacks. And they're HUGE. 

Georgia's Davin Bellamy Trying to Trademark 'Humble Yourself'

1/10/2018 8:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

The Georgia football player who screamed at Baker Mayfield to "Humble yourself" is now trying to make a business out of the viral moment ... filing papers to trademark the phrase. 

TMZ Sports has learned Davin Bellamy submitted an application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office looking to lock down the trademark for "Humble Yourself" for clothing like shirts, hats and uniforms. 

Bellamy filed the application on January 4 ... 3 days after Georgia beat Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl. 

After the game, Bellamy yelled the phrase in Baker's direction ... it was all captured on video. 

The trademark could take several months -- but the ball's rolling. 

UFC's Max Holloway Hawaiian Pride for 'Bama QB Tua ... Give This Kid a Parade!!

1/9/2018 1:00 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

What did Tua Tagovailoa's championship game heroics mean to the people of Hawaii?

UFC champ Max Holloway -- one of Hawaii's biggest sports stars -- told us it was "HUGE" ... and says the 'Bama QB should expect the VIP treatment when he comes home.

"Hawaii has a lot of pride," Max told TMZ Sports. "A parade is probably gonna happen down here and it’s gonna be insane."

But Max says the best is yet to come for Tua -- and even compared him to an NFL legend!

Speaking of 'Bama heroes, we also talked to Eryk Anders -- a linebacker-turned-UFC fighter who sealed the 2009 title game for the Tide -- and he couldn't say enough good things about Nick Saban AND Kirby Smart!! 

'Bama QB Tua Tagovailoa Gets Love From 5th Harmony Singer ... It's Beginning

1/9/2018 7:44 AM PST
Breaking News

'Bama QB Tua Tagovailoa is an overnight celebrity -- and the proof? He's already getting love from one of the hottest singers in the world, 5th Harmony's Dinah Jane.

After his National Championship heroics, Dinah reached out to Tua -- who's Polynesian just like she is -- to tweet some love in the QB's direction.

"Wow!!!! The turnover was crazy to watch 😱😱 had everybody’s jaw dropped! congrats @Tuaamann_ way to come through with the win man !!! Love seeing polys on the rise ✊🏽 leggooo xx"

Not a bad way to start your Tuesday morning! 

He's also getting love from stars like UFC champ Max Holloway and ex-'Bama running back Mark Ingram

Get used to it pal. 

President Trump Mostly Cheered At Nat'l Championship

1/8/2018 5:19 PM PST
Breaking News

7:15 PM PT -- Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough definitely wasn't in Trump's corner Monday night. He was heard yelling, "F*** Trump," before kickoff.

President Trump was met with a LOT of noise at the college football National Championship game on Monday ... and from what we heard on the broadcast, it sounded mostly positive. There were some boos, too. 

Trump waved to the crowd and had a big smile on his face at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta -- flanked by military personnel. He stayed on the field through the National Anthem.

Remember, both Alabama and Georgia were Trump states in the 2016 election.

One other thing ... Kendrick Lamar is set to perform for the halftime show. It'll be interesting to see if the rapper -- who's a huge Trump critic -- says anything to ruffle feathers.

Nat'l Championship Game Draws a Slew of Celebs ... Not Just Trump, Kendrick

1/8/2018 6:01 PM PST

The college football National Championship looks Hollywood friendly -- 'cause there's a few celebs at the game ... and we don't just mean Donald Trump and Kendrick Lamar.

Some other big names at the big game in Atlanta include Quavo, Samuel L. Jackson, Ric Flair and Zac Brown -- who sang the national anthem with his band.

A few notable athletes were there Monday night as well -- Terrell Owens, Matt Stafford of the Detroit Lions, Derrick Henry of the Titans and Thomas Davis Sr. of the Panthers ... just to name a few.

As we reported ... Trump received a mostly warm welcome at the game as he took the field ahead the Anthem. Kendrick is set to perform for the halftime show.

Reporter Courtney Roland Found Under Freeway Overpass (Update: Meds to Blame)

1/8/2018 7:59 AM PST
Breaking News

12:00 PM PT -- Cops say Courtney's disappearance was caused by a bad reaction to medications, according to The Daily Beast.

"She has ongoing confusion and memory problems Monday afternoon, does not know where she spent Sunday evening, and has bumps and bruises."

Sports reporter Courtney Roland has been found in Texas -- and is now being hospitalized after being reported missing early Sunday morning. 

The search for Roland went viral after the woman's friend said she got a text from Courtney saying she believed she was being followed by a suspicious man who tailed her out of a Walgreens. 

Tons of famous people helped spread the word ... from Dana White to Peter King

Now, the Houston PD has confirmed Roland was found ... saying, "A passerby called us about 8:15am, stating Ms. Roland was under an overpass at the 610 West Loop at Richmond."

"Our officers arrived, confirmed it was her and arranged she be checked at an area hospital."

"She appears unharmed."

No word on what happened during the hours she was missing. But glad she's okay. 

UGA Legend Knowshon Moreno My Pick for Georgia-Bama? What Do You Think?!

1/8/2018 10:08 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Legendary Georgia RB Knowshon Moreno says his old squad is gonna put a hurtin' on Alabama when they square off tonight ... and it ain't just cause he bleeds Red and Black.

We got Knowshon -- an 2-time all-SEC back for UGA -- out in ATL ... and asked him straight-up who the better team was, personal bias aside. 

"Gotta go Dawgs, baby," Moreno told TMZ Sports. "They're gonna do it."

Knowshon also explained why the state of Georgia's gonna pop off if they go all the way -- and going off his gear, it looks like he's ready for it.

DeAndre Jordan: Georgia Over 'Bama! Lady Friend: 'Eff You!'

1/8/2018 9:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Here's NBA star DeAndre Jordan getting the bird from a hot chick he was out with Sunday night ... and it's all because he picked Georgia to beat 'Bama.

DeAndre fronted like a Dawgs diehard as he was leaving Madeo in West Hollywood ... but his lady friend -- a Tide fan -- let us know what was really going on.

Don't worry ... her and DJ had a good laugh about it before they rode off into the night.

Bottom line -- DeAndre's already a winner.

Herschel Walker Baker Mayfield's the Next Favre ... Not the Next Manziel!

1/7/2018 12:25 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

All the haters comparing Baker Mayfield to Johnny Manziel are dead wrong -- so says Herschel Walker, who tells TMZ Sports the Heisman winner could be the next Brett Favre.

Herschel ain't kidding ... saying the way Baker carries himself on the field makes Brett his best pro-player comp.

"He's a leader ... any NFL team oughta be honored to have him," Walker said. 

With an arm and intangibles like Favre, Herschel views Mayfield as the #1 QB in the draft  ... and told us owners/GMs would too if they open their eyes.

"He's done some crazy things ... but I think people must realize this guy's been a fighter all his life," Walker said. "I'd take him over anyone." 

LSU's Derrius Guice To Declare for NFL Draft

1/5/2018 9:13 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

LSU superstar running back Derrius Guice is going pro ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

The 20-year-old college junior racked up 1,251 yards and 11 rushing TDs during the 2017 season -- and set the LSU single season yards-per-carry record in 2016 with 7.58 yards per carry. 

Guice had given serious thought about returning to school for his senior year, but has ultimately decided to take his talents to the NFL. 

Probably a good move, he's projected to be a 1st-round pick ... with some experts believing he'll get selected in the top 15. 

Good luck! 

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