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Tom Brady Thief Caught on Video May Have Jacked Von Miller, Too!

3/20/2017 8:26 AM PDT
Breaking News

9:02 AM PT -- Sources connected to the investigation tell us 2 Patriots jerseys and 1 Broncos helmet were recovered in Mexico.

The Broncos helmet is likely that of Von Miller, as Jay Glazer reported.

We're told no cleats have been recovered ... at least not yet.

Glazer said Miller's cleats also went M.I.A. after Super Bowl 50. Unclear if it's connected to this investigation.The man who jacked Tom Brady's Super Bowl jerseys may have ALSO stolen Von Miller's helmet and cleats from Super Bowl 50 ... so says Jay Glazer.

Glazer appeared on "Undisputed" on FS1 and said investigators used video footage to identify the suspect in the Super Bowl 51 caper. 

Glazer says investigators saw the suspect enter the locker room behind Bill Belichick and leave a short time later with something tucked under his arm. 

Glazer says the suspect had a legitimate media credential -- but may not be a real journalist. He may have been running a scam.

And get this ... Glazer says the Denver Broncos believe the suspect hit Von Miller in the previous Super Bowl.

Story developing ... 

Houston PD Blames NFL Security For Stolen Tom Brady Jersey

3/20/2017 9:38 AM PDT
Breaking News

The Houston PD wants to make it perfectly clear it was NFL security that had watch over the Patriots locker room ... and therefore it's NFL security who should get the blame for Tom Brady's jersey going missing.

Chief Art Acevedo says it was the Houston PD that led the search for the jersey and should get the majority of the credit for its return.

Acevedo says he put a "handful" of investigators on the case because of the national and international attention ... and felt it was the only blemish on an otherwise perfect Super Bowl. 

Acevedo says Houston PD developed the first major lead from an informant that led officials to the suspect. 

Acevedo did give some credit to the FBI and other law enforcement agencies but it's clear he wants everyone to know HPD was the leader.

As for NFL security, Acevedo says he hopes the NFL can learn from the incident and correct the way it handles Super Bowl locker room security moving forward.

Tom Brady's Stolen Jersey RECOVERED On 'Foreign Soil' ... Viva Mexico!

3/20/2017 5:50 AM PDT
Breaking News

The FBI has recovered Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl 51 jersey and the Houston PD says it was tracked to MEXICO!!!

The NFL says Tom's Super Bowl 49 jersey -- which was ALSO stolen (secretly, apparently) -- was recovered as well. 

Officials believe it was jacked by the same person and moved outside the U.S. ... so says CSNNE's Tom Curran

Jay Glazer -- who first reported the story -- says the FBI teamed up with the NFL security team for the recovery -- and is now in the process of returning the jerseys to Brady.

So, who's the thief?? 

The NFL says the items were found in the possession of a "credentialed member of the international media." 

Of course, the jersey went missing in the minutes after Brady and the Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI.

Video later surfaced (courtesy of our friends at Yahoo Sports) showing Brady searching through his equipment bag for the jersey while insisting that he "100 percent" put it in there.

Multiple law enforcement agencies joined the search -- including the Texas Rangers. Brady valued the jersey at $500,000 on the police report filed in Houston.

Anheuser-Busch Sued You Can't Have Spuds MacKenzie He's Our Party Dog Now!

3/15/2017 10:46 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Anheuser-Busch has no business using the ghost of Spuds MacKenzie to sell Bud Light because that doggy don't bark for the beer giant anymore ... according to a new lawsuit.

Spuds Ventures says it currently owns the rights to the beer-drinking party dog from the late '80s, and Anheuser-Busch completely screwed them by bringing Spuds back for a Super Bowl 51 ad without getting permission.

According to the docs ... A-B abandoned its Spuds MacKenzie campaign more than 20 years ago amid controversy the dog made beer kid-friendly. In 2013 Spuds Ventures swooped in to take ownership of Spuds.

Spuds Ventures says Anheuser only objected last year to its purchase of the dog's rights ... as the brewery was gearing up for its Super Bowl commercial.

SV is suing for damages and any profits Anheuser made off its Spuds reboot commercial.

Falcons Coach Dan Quinn Super Bowl Regrets? Let's Talk 4th Quarter Playcalling

3/12/2017 12:45 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Why did the Falcons call PASSING PLAYS in the final minutes of the Super Bowl instead of running the ball and kicking a FG that would have put the game out of reach?!?! 

That's exactly what we asked ATL head coach Dan Quinn

Coach Quinn -- who couldn't have been nicer -- essentially says that drive is NOT why they lost the game. They blew other chances to ice the Patriots, too. 

The good news ... he's staying positive and says, "Hopefully we get a chance to battle for one again. We'll be ready." 

Les Moonves $500k for Tom Brady Jersey??? ... Even I Won't Pay That!

2/22/2017 7:43 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

CBS honcho Les Moonves reportedly makes $60 MILLION per year!!!!

And even HE thinks $500,000 for Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey is an INSANE number. 

Interesting thing is Les would probably be a real contender to buy the jersey if it's ever recovered and put up for sale ... he's a huge Patriots fan who loves Tom Brady. 

... but he's not a sucker. 

Tom Brady QB's Camp Made the Call On $500k Jersey Value ... Cops Say

2/21/2017 8:33 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tom Brady -- or someone in his camp -- came up with the $500,000 value for the QB's missing Super Bowl jersey ... this according to the Houston PD. 

TMZ Sports spoke with an HPD rep who tells us the $500k value listed on the police report was NOT determined by some fancy police property assessor ... it's the complainant who offers up the number.

In this case, the complainant on the report is Tom Brady ... and a Houston PD spokesperson tells us it was either Tom "or one of his people" who gave the $500k figure.

We're told if/when someone is arrested, the PD will kick the case over to the DA’s office which will work on determining its real worth.

Cops also note that if Brady filed an insurance claim, the insurance company would also tap their own people to assess the value.

For the record, the guys on the "TMZ Sports" TV show on FS1 spoke with Rick Harrison from "Pawn Stars" who said the value is closer to $200k.

Inflategate, anyone?

Tom Brady Police Report Missing Jersey Valued at $500,000!

2/21/2017 6:53 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey is still missing and presumed stolen, so say Houston cops, and it's valued at at HALF A MILLION BUCKS ... this according to the police report obtained by TMZ Sports

The document lists the victim as 39-year-old Tom Brady -- a 6'4", 225 pound white male whose missing property is described as a "NFL New England Patriots Football Jersey" ... valued at $500k. 

Of course, Brady famously noticed his jersey went M.I.A. while in the Pats locker room moments after beating the ATL Falcons at Super Bowl LI. Police confirm the case is still open with no new developments.

One interesting note ... the case is being investigated by a unit called Major Offenders - Police Impersona/Swindle.

Cops are listing the crime as a 1st degree felony.

It seems the Houston PD may be rubbing salt in the wounds of Falcons fans, because the report states Brady noticed his jersey was missing "shortly after winning the game."

Genie Bouchard Agrees to 2ND DATE with Super Bowl Bet Guy

2/16/2017 6:18 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Good news for Genie Bouchard ... the complete stranger she agreed to go on a date with after an online bet wasn't a complete weirdo -- in fact, she's down for a 2nd date!!

As we previously reported, the tennis superstar made a bet with the guy during the Super Bowl -- saying she'd go on a date with him when the Pats came back from that impossible 25 point deficit. They did. 

The two met in NYC for the first time Wednesday night and went to the Brooklyn Nets game -- and judging by the video, things went about as well as they could've gone!

Genie Bouchard Paying Off Super Bowl Date Bet 'Hope It's Not Awkward'

2/15/2017 4:20 PM PST
Breaking News

Props to tennis star Genie Bouchard ... who's paying off the Super Bowl bet she made with a fan by GOING ON A DATE WITH THE GUY! 

Back when the Falcons were up big on the Patriots, Bouchard bet a Pats fan that she would go on a date with him if the Pats came back and won.

They did.

Moments ago, Bouchard met up with the guy in Brooklyn -- where they're going to the Nets game together!

Earlier Wednesday, Bouchard said she's a woman of her word -- and hoped the whole thing wouldn't be too awkward.

Good luck!

Roddy White Falcons Players Frustrated with Super Bowl Play Calling

2/15/2017 11:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Atlanta Falcons legend Roddy White says he's spoken with players on the team who are still frustrated with the play calling at the end of the Super Bowl ... and says, "The City of Atlanta needed [that win]."

Roddy obviously loves the organization but says facts are facts ... several players were just as confused at the play calling in the 4th quarter as the fans at home. 

White says "you don't have to be a football genius" to realize the team should've run the ball 3 times and kicked a field goal instead of trying to pass when they were up by 8. Dumb. 

As for Roddy's earlier comments that he woulda fought offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the Super Bowl -- the WR says it's all in the past now -- Kyle has nothing to worry about.

Ed Sheeran I Wasn't at the Super Bowl But 'Manager' Still Scored 4 Tix

2/14/2017 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Ed Sheeran was the bait in a successful plot to swindle a charity out of 4 primo tickets to Super Bowl 51 ... according to cops trying to track down the scammer.

Marc Pollick -- CEO of The Giving Back Fund -- tells TMZ his charity got a call from someone promising to deliver Ed's singing services for a charity concert on the eve of the big game in Houston. Organizers and cops believe the con artist went so far as to forge Ed's signature on a contract.

The deal was Ed would perform 2 songs, and in return he'd get 4 suite tickets to SB51 ... worth $50k. They met the alleged manager before the event and handed him the precious tickets, and never saw him again. Nor did Ed show up at the event.

We're told the charity found out Sheeran was touring in Australia, and got suspicious they'd been screwed. They contacted cops and found out the tickets were re-sold. 

Law enforcement tells us it's got all the makings of a classic scam and the guy behind it could face felony charges. 

We've reached out to Ed's camp, so far no word back.

Patriots Hero James White Still Unsure On White House Visit

2/13/2017 3:30 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Patriots running back James White -- the guy who scored the winning TD in the Super Bowl -- says he still hasn't made up his mind about visiting Donald Trump at the White House. 

So far, 6 Patriots players have said they're boycotting the victory trip, mostly due to political reasons -- and last week, White said he was on the fence. 

When we saw him in NYC Monday we asked if he'd made a decision yet. He's still weighing his options. 

We even asked how he felt about Tony Gonzalez saying players should use the trip to express their concerns to Trump himself. White didn't sound convinced.

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