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NFL Heiress Arrested Alleged Anti-Semitic, Drunk Attack

1/4/2018 6:37 AM PST
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The daughter of former Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke allegedly yelled at a woman, "Hurry up, Jew" ... and then bashed her son with a purse. 

She was arrested ... and there's video of the crazy aftermath. 

The woman who wound up in cuffs is 29-year-old Jacqueline Kent Cooke -- her dad owned the NFL team from '61 to '97. He also owned the Lakers from '65 to '79. The family is rich as hell. 

Fast-forward to New Year's Eve when Cooke allegedly got pissed off while waiting for her coat at Caravaggio restaurant in Manhattan ... and yelled at the 77-year-old woman in front of her, "Hurry up, Jew. I got places to be."

The situation escalated and the woman's son -- 52-year-old Matthew Haberkorn told the NY Daily News he followed Cooke and her boyfriend outside to confront them about the comments. 

That's when Cooke allegedly struck Haberkorn with her glass purse -- causing 2 lacerations on his head.

The video begins right after the alleged purse strike ... you can hear Matthew say, "She just f*cking hit me!"

Cooke responds, "You called me a f*cking bitch. You called me a c*nt."

Matthew fired back, "You called me a f*cking Jew.”

Cooke then tries to tackle him to the ground. She fails. Cooke's boyfriend yells out, "What are you doing? You're throwing a woman on the floor."

Matthew responds, "I didn't f*cking touch her."

Cooke and her BF left the scene -- but cops later arrested her for felony assault.

NFL's Su'a Cravens Claims Racial Profiling During Traffic Stop in VA

12/18/2017 1:56 PM PST
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Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens is threatening to sue cops in Virginia -- claiming he was racially profiled and roughed up during a recent traffic stop ... and he's got video of the aftermath. 

TMZ Sports has confirmed the 22-year-old safety was pulled over by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Dept. on Nov. 29. 

According to official records, Cravens was cited for going 39 in a 25 and also for having illegal tint on his windows. He has a court date set for January 26. 

But, Cravens says the entire situation is BS -- claiming he was only pulled over because "I'm black. I've got tattoos on my neck. I'm out here in a nice car."

Cravens says he was put in handcuffs and made to sit in a squad car while officers searched his whip for marijuana. 

Cravens says the cops found nothing. He was eventually released and flipped on his camera phone -- showing the officers he claims roughed him up. 

He's now threatening a lawsuit against the LCSD. We reached out to the Sheriff's Dept. for comment -- so far, no word back. 

NFL's Junior Galette Chased & Tased ... In Crazy Police Video

11/8/2017 12:50 AM PST
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TMZ Sports has obtained police footage of NFL star Junior Galette being run down by cops -- and then tased -- following an alleged fight in Mississippi back in April ... and the footage is insane. 

It all went down on April 8 ... when a Biloxi PD officer saw the Redskins linebacker fighting with another man and instructed them both to freeze. The cop claims Galette ignored instructions and bolted. 

You can see the cop -- who identifies himself as a "big white guy" -- sprinting after Galette while shouting, "Stop motherf*cker! I'm gonna taze your ass!!"

Galette continues to run so the cop pulled out his taser and fired -- striking Junior on the first shot and putting the 250 pounder on the ground. The cop is obviously impressed with his own speed. 

"I may be a big white guy, but you know what? I told you to stop."

Once he's down, Galette insisted he did nothing wrong ...but the cop disagrees. 

Cop: "You’re swingin’ and hittin’ this guy right in front of me. I tell you to stop."

Junior: "He hit me sir."

Cop: "Y'all both hittin’ each other. I tell you to stop and then you take off running. If you’re gonna run from me when I tell you to stop after I see you hit him, I’m gonna chase after you and I’m gonna tase you."

Galette was eventually arrested for disorderly conduct and failure to comply. After he was put in the squad car and taken to the police station, the arresting officer can be heard doing some post-chase breakdown with his colleagues. 

One of the cops keeps it real and says the officer who gave chase should chill 'cause Galette's a linebacker ... not exactly known for blazing breakaway speed. 

Officials tell TMZ Sports ... Galette eventually struck a plea deal with prosecutors, though the details are unclear. However, we're told the case is effectively closed. 

Terrelle Pryor Fans Called Me N-Word ... So I Cussed Back

10/5/2017 6:10 AM PDT
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Washington Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor says he flipped off and cussed out hecklers at Arrowhead Stadium on Monday after being called the n-word. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Pryor was definitely being cussed at as he walked into the tunnel following the 'MNF' game against the Chiefs. He shot back with a middle finger and an F-bomb.

Now, Pryor says he reacted after things had gotten racial.

"Being called a n***er several times to the point where an NFL employee had to step to me and stand by me the whole game from 2nd quarter on is the exact reason why guys are kneeling during anthem," he wrote in a statement.

"As I walked in tunnel hearing some one call me a n***er and say F you to me ... flicking the person off is more deserving."

"I do apologize to my teammates and the organization. But at some point you keep calling us the N word .. we going to start acting up. #straightlikethat"

For the record, TMZ Sports has 2 videos of the incident and we didn't hear a fan say the n-word. Pryor WAS cussed at and insulted about Ohio State.

Terrelle Pryor Goes After Chiefs Heckler ... 'F**k Me? F**K YOU!!'

10/4/2017 12:50 AM PDT
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Here's how NOT to take an L, brought to you by Redskins star Terrelle Pryor -- who went buckwild on a heckling Chiefs fan after their MNF game.

As he's entering the tunnel, the wideout drops an f-bomb and 1-finger salute on the heckler -- which got more K.C. fans to clap back.

But Terrelle REALLY lost it when the same guy called him a "little p*ssy" ... to the point where a team staffer had to step in and restrain him. At one point, Pryor acts like he's going to swing his helmet at the fan but stops himself. 

Terrelle had another up-and-down game, and Washington blew an early lead ... but dude, chill.

Vegas Shooting: NFL Holding Moment of Silence ... Before 'MNF' Game

10/2/2017 10:35 AM PDT
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The NFL will have an official moment of silence to honor the victims in the Las Vegas shooting before the Washington Redskins play the Kansas City Chiefs on "Monday Night Football," the league confirms.

An NFL spokesperson tells TMZ Sports, "The Commissioner has asked that there be an on-field moment of silence for Las Vegas before tonight's game."

"This will be a moment of reflection for the victims, their families and loved ones and also for the heroic efforts of the first responders."

As we first reported, the Oakland Raiders have also donated $50,000 to a fund set up to aid victims of the shooting. 

Mark Rypien Redskins Shoulda Locked Up Cousins I Don't Think He'll Be Back

10/1/2017 12:08 AM PDT
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Kirk Cousins' days in Washington are likely numbered -- so says Redskins legend Mark Rypien, who tells TMZ Sports the front office screwed the pooch by not locking Kirk down before the season.

"I think they should've signed him to a long-term deal," Rypien said.

Mark was leaving Michael's restaurant in NYC ... and told us why he thinks Washington may have really blown its chance to keep Kirk in D.C. for the long haul. 

To be fair, Kirk says it's Jesus who's urging him to shut down the long-term contract -- he wants to be on 1-year deals because he feels that's God's divine plan. 

Can't argue with God, right Mark? 

RG3 Santana Moss Betrayed Me I Didn't Brag About Shanahan Firing!!

9/19/2017 8:51 AM PDT
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Robert Griffin III is flat-out denying Santana Moss' story claiming he bragged about getting Mike Shanahan fired from the Redskins ... saying "to openly lie about me is a betrayal."

ICYMI -- Moss opened up about his time with RG3 and the Redskins on Monday ... saying the Heisman-winning QB gloated about Shanahan presumably getting canned over his lack of playing time.

But RG3 says the story is complete B.S. ... and just responded to Moss on Twitter "No subtweeting needed. Santana Moss, I treat you like a brother & have always had your back. To openly lie about me is a betrayal....."

"Some so desperately want me to fit this negative narrative that has been pushed about me. But I don't fit it. Never have. Never will."

"Proved it in Cleveland. Voted Captain. Came back to play for my teammates just to help us win 1 game. With a broken shoulder. Stop the lies."

There's a lot more in Moss' interview with 'Dukes vs. The World' on 106.7 The Fan ... he hints that RG3's current unemployment is karma for the way he acted in Washington.

Kirk Cousins Jesus Wanted Me To Sign 1-Year Deal ... Seriously.

9/5/2017 1:25 PM PDT
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Kirk Cousins says there's a good reason he turned down a multi-year deal with the Redskins ... God told him to, saying it was in the Lord's plan for him be on a 1-year contract.

Cousins reportedly turned down a multi-year deal that would've paid him $53 million guaranteed ($72 overall) with the Redskins this past off-season -- instead electing to ink a 1-year deal and see where it goes.

People wondered ... Why bro, WHY?

Kirk was at the Liberty University Convocation last week and went into what made him walk away from the big cash, and it's all about the man upstairs.

You like that!? You like that. 

The Slants Supreme Court Victory! Offensive Name is Free Speech

6/19/2017 10:29 AM PDT

Asian-American rock group, The Slants, are free and clear to trademark their name after a Supreme Court ruling in their favor.

The Slants had attempted to trademark their controversial name back in 2011, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shot them down based on the name being disparaging.

Monday, the Supreme Court said that law violates free speech, and therefore the trademark should be granted. It's a victory for the band, and potentially for the Washington Redskins ... whose trademark request was denied on the same grounds.

The Court's decision opens the door to a slew of arguably offensive language being trademarked.

Rohan Marley Weed Won't Be an Issue ... For NFL Son!

5/18/2017 10:32 AM PDT
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With Bob Marley's grandson, Nico, signing with the Washington Redskins ... we got to wondering, will marijuana be an issue?? 

For the answer, we went right to Bob's son, Rohan Marley, and asked if Nico will be able to pass on the family's favorite pastime ... since weed is outlawed in the NFL. 

The good news for the Redskins ... Rohan says weed isn't really Nico's thing -- plus, he can always wait until AFTER his NFL career to partake in the herbals. 

Rohan -- who was a stud football player back in the day -- is clearly proud of his kid ... but you gotta see his reaction when we ask if Nico is better than he was. Classic. 

Sean Taylor Redskins LB Cast to Play NFL Legend ... On Murder Investigation Show

4/15/2017 12:35 AM PDT
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A Washington Redskins linebacker has been cast to portray slain Redskins legend Sean Taylor in a new TV show about his murder ... TMZ Sports has learned.

We've learned 25-year-old Khairi Fortt will star as Taylor on a June episode of "The Perfect Murder" on Investigation Discovery ... which will explore how cops helped solve Sean's tragic 2007 home invasion murder.

The show is a combination of real-life interviews with investigators and family members, and scenes dramatizing the actual events.

But get this ... the role of Taylor's father will be played by Fortt's father, Guy Fortt -- who was an actor working with producers on the show last year when he suggested they consider Khairi to play Sean.

Khairi got the audition and executive producers Kevin Kaufman and Rick Tirelli tell us it was an obvious fit.

Break a leg (or don't, the Redskins wouldn't like that).

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Junior Galette Tased During Spring Break Arrest ... Cops Say

4/11/2017 6:59 AM PDT
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Police used a taser to subdue and arrest Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette during an alleged violent incident at Black Beach Weekend in Mississippi ... law enforcement tells TMZ Sports

We spoke with Sgt. Rhodes of the Biloxi Police Dept. who tells us an officer was flagged down around MGM Park for a fight around 10:30 PM on Friday. When the cop arrived to the scene, he claims he saw 6'2", 260 pound Galette punch someone.

Sgt. Rhodes says the cop went after Junior, but we're told the NFL star ran. When the officer caught up with Galette, he used his taser to take down the 29-year-old.

Galette was eventually arrested for disorderly conduct and failure to comply. From that point on, we're told Galette was "very cooperative."

All that being said, Sgt. Rhodes says the incident was "extremely minor" and Galette was not charged with assault because they didn't think the alleged victim would cooperate. 

Galette was released after posting a $500 bond. 

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