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'Seatbelt Psychic' I Nailed World Series Picks Here's My Super Bowl Prediction

10/22/2018 2:34 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Thomas John -- the famous psychic who correctly predicted the World Series teams back in July -- is taking his gift one step further ... predicting the WINNER. And, it's bad news for L.A. fans. 

Remember, when John made his prediction back in July, the Dodgers were in 3rd place in the NL West behind the Diamondbacks and the Rockies. It was a tight race and the Dodgers were definitely not a lock for the playoffs at the time. 

But, he assured us the Dodgers and Red Sox would make the Series -- and he was right. 

So, when we saw the "Seatbelt Psychic" star at Avra in Bev Hills Monday we asked for his World Series winner prediction and he came through with the answer from beyond!

We also mined for info about the Super Bowl -- and that's when John had even MORE good news for Boston fans. 

Jerry Jones Hails African American Museum Trip ... No Publicity Stunt

10/22/2018 11:12 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Jerry Jones says Monday's team trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture was not a P.R. stunt to ingratiate him with black fans ... it was the players who pushed for the visit. 

TMZ Sports spoke with the Dallas Cowboys owner outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. -- where JJ was flanked by a team of armed guards -- and asked about the criticism he's been receiving online. 

Here's the breakdown ... after the team announced the trip, there was an immediate backlash from people who called it a "PR gesture. Nothing more" to help Jerry -- who's been one of Colin Kaepernick's most vocal critics

So, kudos to our camera guy who asked Jerry directly if it was a publicity stunt -- and this is how Jones responded. 

"Well, I don’t think that the case. This is a player effort and our players wanted to do this. It’s their great idea and we sure wanted to do it and be a part of it."

Jones also raved about how much he loves D.C. -- saying the city "Makes ya proud to be a part of America."

He added, "Just to be here it’s always fabulous to get to come up here. To play Washington and get to just be reminded of what a great nation this is."

We also asked if the team was still considering bringing back Dez Bryant

Jerry shot that down -- and defended his current WRs. 

We also spoke with head coach Jason Garrett about how he plans to get the team back in the W column and why the trip to the African American Museum was important to him. 

NFL's Terrance Williams Investigated for Hotel Altercation ... With IG Model

10/22/2018 10:18 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

2:15 PM PT -- Terrance's attorney Chip Lewis tells TMZ Sports the allegations are completely bogus, "Terrance did absolutely nothing wrong."

"Having spoken with eyewitnesses, it is demonstrably obvious that this lady has made a false report regarding Terrance.  Terrance did absolutely nothing wrong."

"He politely asked her to leave his room and she refused.  One of the eyewitnesses escorted her out of the room.  Terrance and the eyewitnesses cooperated with the police and will continue to do so."The Miami Beach Police Dept. is investigating Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams over a hotel room altercation with a popular Instagram model ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

According to the police report, cops were called to the Fontainebleau Hotel on Saturday morning about an incident involving Williams and Nicole Zavala, whose racy IG page has more than 200k followers. 

Zavala told cops she met Williams -- who's currently out with a foot injury -- at a nightclub and went back to his room. But while there, Zavala claims a verbal altercation took place and she was asked to leave.  

Zavala says she protested -- but Williams called a friend over to physically escort her out. The friend allegedly grabbed her by the arm and put her in the hallway. TMZ Sports obtained a photo of Zavala's alleged injuries. 

Williams later told police he kicked her out because Zavala had a boyfriend and he didn't want the drama. He's adamant he never threw a punch or abused her in any way. 

Cops say they have cell phone video showing Zavala pouting on the bed and refusing to leave the room when asked. 

Zavala also acknowledges Williams never personally touched her. 

Still, cops are investigating the incident as a "battery report." So far, no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed. 

Several calls to Williams have not been returned. 

Williams has made headlines for all the wrong reasons this year -- as we previously reported, he was arrested for misdemeanor public intoxication after his Lamborghini crashed into a light pole. 

He later rode a bicycle back to the scene and fell on the way

The case was later dismissed after Williams agreed to pay for the damaged light pole and complete an alcohol education course. 

NFL Won't Let Stupid Fans Buy Rae Carruth Jerseys

10/22/2018 7:45 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Wanna be Rae Carruth for Halloween? You're sick. But, the NFL wants no part of your tasteless attempt at dark humor. 

The NFL has blocked fans from ordering customized Carruth jerseys on NFLShop.com -- continuing the policy of banning controversial names on licensed merch. 

Other names on the NFL's jersey blacklist -- Aaron Hernandez and O.J. Simpson. Harambe the gorilla was on the list, but that name is now allowable.

Carruth was a pretty good football player before he orchestrated a plot to kill his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn child. He was a 1st-round draft pick for the Carolina Panthers back in 1997.

Carruth was ultimately convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, attempting to destroy an unborn child and discharging a firearm into occupied property and was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in prison. 

He was released on Monday and some people believe he deserves a fresh start -- clearly, the NFL Team Shop ain't on that list. 

Cris Carter Jags Need to Hire Kaepernick ... 'Swallow Your Pride'

10/22/2018 5:57 AM PDT
Breaking News

The Jacksonville Jaguars offense is a dumpster fire -- but Colin Kaepernick can right the ship ... so says NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter

"This is just free advice. Swallow your pride, pick up the phone and call Kap," Carter said on FS1's "First Things First."

"I believe he can make the difference on that football team."

The Jaguars -- and specifically Blake Bortles -- sucked this weekend. In fact, Bortles was benched in the 3rd quarter of Jacksonville's 20-7 loss to the Houston Texans. 

Carter says the Jags had an opportunity to sign Kaepernick in the preseason but passed -- "it was strictly a political decision" -- but now, they need to pull Colin's phone number out of the trash. 

"They made a mistake by not signing Kap," Carter said ... "They know it behind the scenes. [Co-host Nick Wright] and I know it. They talked to Kap but we know. It was strictly a political decision."

Carter explains, "He's a better thrower of the football than Blake Bortles. He's a better runner of the football. He's been a better winner. He's a better leader than Blake Bortles. So, you get what you pay for."

As we previously reported, Colin's been training every morning at 5 AM in the hopes he gets a call from an NFL  team ... like the Jags. 

Rae Carruth Released from Prison ... 19 Years After Ordering Hit on Pregnant GF

10/22/2018 5:13 AM PDT
Breaking News

Rae Carruth -- the piece of garbage NFL star WR who hired a hitman to kill his pregnant girlfriend -- was released from prison Monday morning, 19 years after the deadly incident. 

Rae was a talented football player -- the Carolina Panthers took him in the 1st round of the 1997 NFL Draft and made the NFL All-Rookie Team after a pretty solid rookie season. 

But, he threw it all away in Nov. 1999 when he conspired with a gunman to murder 24-year-old Cherica Adams, who was 8 months pregnant with his child. 

Officials say Carruth and Adams got in separate cars after a movie date and once they got on the road, he blocked her vehicle so the gunman could have a clean shot. 

Adams was hit 4 times but managed to call 911 -- and emergency personnel were able to perform an emergency C-section and save the baby. Cherica died 4 weeks later. 

The child, Chancellor Lee Adams, was born with severe cerebral palsy due to trauma from the shooting. He's been raised by Cherica's mother, Saundra, ever since. 

Rae was hit with several criminal charges -- but when the time came to turn himself into authorities, he infamously ran like the coward he is. He was later found hiding in the trunk of a car in Tennessee. 

Carruth was ultimately convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, attempting to destroy an unborn child and discharging a firearm into occupied property. 

He was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in prison. 

Carruth -- now 44 years old -- told WBTV in a recent interview he's "excited" to get out of prison but nervous about how he'll be received by the public, acknowledging there is "so much hate and negativity toward me."

Yeah, he's got that right. 

Paul Allen Death Certificate ... Died from Septic Shock

10/19/2018 2:38 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Paul Allen's cause of death was the septic shock brought on by his battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ... TMZ has learned.

We obtained Allen's death certificate, and it lists septic shock and immunosuppression as causes of death ... but both were clearly the result of his cancer. According to the document ... Allen died Monday at 12:35 PM at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. 

The Microsoft cofounder had announced nearly 3 weeks ago his cancer had returned after 9 years of remission.

Allen owned the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trailblazers, and cofounded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975. His estimated net worth was north of $20 billion. Allen was never married and had no children. He was 65.

According to the death certificate, he opted to be buried instead of cremation. 

Tinashe Defends Rihanna Over S.B. Decision ... You Have To Stand For Something!

10/19/2018 8:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Rihanna did the right thing blowing off the NFL's invitation to perform at the Super Bowl's halftime show -- so says Tinashe.

Don't get the "2 On" singer wrong ... she might not have turned it down (she just performed the National Anthem at a Rams game a few weeks ago) -- but she's defending Rihanna's right to do it, regardless.

"If she believes in it, she believes in it," Tinashe says.

Of course ... RiRi's upset at The Shield for the way she believes it's blackballing Colin Kaepernick, reportedly saying she'll ride with Kap over getting the huge exposure anytime.

And, that's clearly something Tinashe can respect.

"It's important. You have to stand for something."

Josh Gordon Gets Spike Lee Tat ... Mars Blackmon!!

10/19/2018 7:09 AM PDT
Breaking News

It's gotta be the knee!!!!

At least, that's what we think Josh Gordon was saying when he decided to throw a tat of Spike Lee on his right leg this week.

The New England Patriots wideout hit the tattoo shop to get a pic of Spike -- in full Mars Blackmon costume -- permanently etched near his kneecap ... and it came out pretty dope.

Unclear why J.G. wanted a photo of Lee from the iconic, "It's Gotta Be The Shoes" Michael Jordan Nike ads ... but, then again -- there are a lot of questionable tats on Josh's bod these days.

(He wears No. 10 now. Thanks, Tom.)

Pats play Sunday in a tough game against the Bears. If he balls Like Mike ... at least now we know why.

Colin Kaepernick Still Training Everyday Lifting, Throwing and Running

10/18/2018 11:25 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

Colin Kaepernick is staying NFL ready -- training every single day at 5 AM in case he gets the call from a team in the market for a talented, capable, veteran QB. 

These pics were shot early Tuesday morning as Kap put in work with his trainer, Josh Hidalgo -- Head of Sports Performance at the Sports Center NYC. 

Hidalgo says a typical day for Kap goes like this -- "5 AM on the dot we are on the field, warming up, sprint work, conditioning, throwing, lifting and stretching."

"Then immediately after Kap’s training is done he is off to meetings ... then we are back at it 5 AM on the dot."

On this particular day, Kaepernick attended the 3rd Annual Backpack Drive at We Are Dream, an organization that helps inner-city kids in East Harlem, the South Bronx and Newark.

Kap is suing the NFL for collusion -- claiming he's been blackballed from the league over his national anthem kneeling demonstration

His friend, Eric Reid, who also took a knee with him, has been hired by the Carolina Panthers -- and ya gotta think it's a good sign for Kap. 

Aaron Rodgers I'm In Love with Danica 'We're Really Into Each Other'

10/18/2018 9:05 AM PDT
Breaking News

Aaron Rodgers dropping L-bombs!! 

The Green Bay Packers QB opened up on his relationship with Danica Patrick -- telling Michele Tafoya he already feels comfortable saying he loves her. 

"We're just two people who enjoy being around each other and love each other," Rodgers said in the interview for Artful Living

"We're really into each other ... We're really attracted to each other."

Aaron and Danica went public with their relationship back in January -- and things have gotten pretty serious ever since. 

"We really enjoy traveling. She went on the trip to India and Africa [back in the spring], and we had a blast. And we’ve taken some trips domestically that have been fun."

He added, "She’s a good travel partner because she’s so laid-back and low-maintenance. And she’s a hell of a cook, so we love just staying in, too. She eats really healthy. She’s inspired me in that way."

The only real issue in their relationship -- Danica's family cheers for the Chicago Bears. 

Aaron joked to Tafoya, "They can’t come to the games if they’re doing that." 

Antonio Brown I Didn't Throw That Furniture ... But I Know Who Did!

10/18/2018 7:45 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

Antonio Brown says he didn't freak out and throw furniture off his 14th story balcony back in April -- and now he's pointing the finger at another person who was with him that day. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... the Pittsburgh Steelers WR is being sued by a man who claims it was Brown who threw vases, an ottoman and other pieces out of his Miami apartment, nearly killing his 22-month-old son. 

Cops were called to the scene -- and according to the police report, Brown was "very agitated" and yelling when they arrived. 

But, in new court docs, Brown says he was NOT the perpetrator -- explaining, "The acts were committed by another individual who was also present at the time of the incident."

So, who could it have been? The clue may be in the police report ... 

When cops arrived, they noted Brown's trainer "and another gentleman" were trying to calm him down. 

Which means Brown wants us to believe the angry guy erupting in his apartment didn't throw the furniture -- it was one of the two men trying to diffuse the situation. 

Uh huh ... 

Brown claims the lawsuit is nothing more than "blatant shakedown" by a "struggling real estate developer to exploit his minor child."

Brown is asking the judge to throw out the case. 

Lawrence Taylor Agrees With Bill Belichick ... Khalil Mack Ain't On My Level!

10/17/2018 3:24 PM PDT
Breaking News

Lawrence Taylor says Bill Belichick is absolutely correct ... Khalil Mack ain't NOWHERE near his level -- and neither is anybody else!!!

Of course, the reason we're even talking about this is 'cause a reporter had the onions to ask The Hoody -- who coached L.T. in NY -- if Mack was on the same level as the Giants legend.

"We're talking about Lawrence Taylor now," Bill said Wednesday morning, stone-faced and kinda pissed.

"I'm not putting anybody in Lawrence Taylor's class. So, put everybody down below that."

L.T. didn't take long to agree ...

"What he said!! The mold was made never to be duplicated!!!"

FYI ... L.T. was the NFL's 1986 MVP (the last defensive player to win the award), a 10-time Pro Bowler, an 8-time First-Team All-Pro member AND a 2-time Super Bowl winner.

As for Mack, he does have a Defensive Player of the Year award under his belt and 3 Pro Bowls in his 4-plus seasons ... but yeah, he ain't no L.T.

Then again, who the hell is?!?!?

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