City Of Kansas City Fires Employee ... Over Harrison Butker Tweet

After two weeks of outrage, Harrison Butker's controversial commencement speech finally resulted in someone's firing -- it just wasn't the Chiefs' placekicker who lost his job -- but instead, a member of the City of K.C.'s social media team got the axe after doxxing the Super Bowl champ.

On Thursday, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas revealed the city "separated" from a K.C. staffer who publicly roasted 28-year-old Butker after his Benedictine College speech, tweeting, "Just a reminder that Harrison Butker lives in the City of Lee's Summit."

The message was deleted shortly after ... and an apology put up in its place -- "We apologies (sic) for our previous tweet. It was shared in error."

NFL's Jaelan Phillips Wild Iguana Invades Star's Toilet ... 'This Is Some Florida S***!!!'

NINJA TURTLE !!!

Jaelan Phillips is cool with Dolphins, but clearly not lizards ... 'cause after the Miami star discovered a large iguana had somehow invaded his toilet, he freaked out!

The linebacker was surprised to find the little creature chillin' in his bathroom on Thursday afternoon ... and he was so terrified of it, that he told his Instagram followers in a series of hilarious videos that he had to call out an exterminator to handle the situation for $150.

While he waited for the expert to arrive on the scene ... the 24-year-old said he had absolutely no idea how the green beast got into his toilet bowl -- insisting "he's not a pet."

Michael Strahan Daughter Suffers Memory Loss During Cancer Treatment

MEMORY STRUGGLES

Michael Strahan's daughter Isabella is facing a new hurdle in her cancer battle -- an unfortunate side-effect of her medical treatment.

Isabella shared her health update on YouTube, discussing what she's been experiencing while undergoing chemotherapy for a medulloblastoma -- a rare malignant tumor located at the base of her brain. The 19-year-old says she's suffering some memory loss due to the meds she has to take.

She explained ... "I'm given this drug to protect my hearing and just because I have a reaction to it, they give me Ativan. And for some reason, this happened last time too, I can't remember a single thing about that day."

NBA Investigation Into Josh Giddey Closed

Josh Giddey is now in the clear ... months after police closed their investigation into allegations the Thunder star had an inappropriate relationship with an underage girl -- the NBA has followed suit.

Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski the league made the decision to officially wrap up its probe into the claims this week.

No further explanation from the Association was given.

Triple H Invites Mahomes To Fight In WWE Ring ... After Raw Appearance!

If Patrick Mahomes gets bored winning Super Bowls, he's got a place in the WWE ring ... 'cause Triple H just sent out an open invitation to the 2x NFL MVP!

The WWE COO made the offer on Thursday ... a few days after 28-year-old Mahomes appeared on the The Pat McAfee Show where he opened up about his recent Monday Night Raw appearance in April, where he momentarily lent Logan Paul his SB rings, who proceeded to use them as brass knuckles on Jey Uso.

FYI, Pat, aside from hosting one of the most popular sports talk shows, is also a WWE commentator.

Mahomes said he had a blast ... but regrets that he didn't jump in the ring. Triple H agrees.

Logan Paul's Prime Sues Ryan Garcia

Logan Paul is going head-to-head with Ryan Garcia ... but not in the ring -- the WWE Superstar's Prime Hydration just hit the boxer with a defamation lawsuit.

The Maverick aired his frustrations on social media just minutes ago ... claiming his drink company is "under attack" by false narratives being thrown around on social media -- and it's time to take action, with King Ryan being the first on his list.

"Today we begin to hold those accountable who’ve damaged our brand for attention while we correct the narrative," Paul said on Instagram. "We're here to stay and will continue to change the world of hydration with bold flavors and creative innovation 📈."

Scottie Scheffler Arrest Video Shows Cop Pushing Golfer Against Car

SLAMMED AGAINST THE CAR
Louisville Metro Police Department

Cops have just released video from the scene of Scottie Scheffler's arrest last week ... and in the footage, you can see at least one officer pushed the golfer against a car -- before placing him in handcuffs.

The images were captured by a camera affixed to a street pole located just a few feet away from Valhalla Golf Club -- the site of this month's PGA Championship.

Due to its proximity to the arrest ... it did not capture the 27-year-old's initial interaction with authorities -- however, you can see it did record the moments after Louisville Metro Police were able to stop him as he tried to make his way into the course.

Charles Barkley Rips TNT Bosses As 'Clowns' ... Amid 'Inside The NBA' Uncertainty

"IT SUCKS RIGHT NOW"
Dan Patrick Show

Charles Barkley is giving his blunt reaction to the rumors surrounding the future of "Inside The NBA" ... admitting morale is at an all-time low amid reports the show is on life support.

The rumors have been swirling for weeks -- TNT is on the verge of losing its broadcast deal with the Association to NBC ... which, as a result, would mean the end of the wildly successful basketball program starring Chuck, Ernie Johnson, Kenny "The Jet" Smith and Shaquille O'Neal.

Barkley opened up about the situation on "The Dan Patrick Show" Thursday ... and he certainly didn't sugarcoat anything -- but admitted even he has been left in the dark.

Scottie Scheffler Arresting Officer Violated Policy ... Police Chief Says

VIOLATION OF POLICY

The man who arrested Scottie Scheffler outside the PGA Championship in Kentucky last week violated policy during his encounter with the golfer, officials announced Thursday.

At a news conference packed with media members, Louisville Metro Police Department chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel said Bryan Gillis did not turn on his body-worn camera as he had his run-in with Scheffler on May 17 -- a huge no-no.

She stated Gillis has been reprimanded for the act. The city's mayor, Craig Greenberg, also admonished the officer at the newser for his actions.

Jim Ross Hospitalized After Medical Scare

Legendary WWE and AEW announcer Jim Ross was taken to a nearby hospital on Thursday ... revealing he was experiencing shortness of breath.

The longtime staple in the wrestling community shared the medical scare with his social media followers ... saying the trip to the Norman, Oklahoma facility was "unexpected," but provided no further details.

Ross has dealt with numerous health issues over the years ... including an ongoing battle with Bell's Palsy, skin cancer and, just months ago, surgery to remove a mass from his hip.

Charles Barkley Slams Caitlin Clark Critics ... 'Y'all Petty!!!'

Charles Barkley unloaded on Caitlin Clark's detractors on Wednesday night ... calling them all "petty" -- while urging them to be grateful for everything she's already brought to the WNBA.

The Hall of Famer went on the rant during a segment on "NBA on TNT" ... after trolls -- including some who actually work in the W -- expressed displeasure with all the attention the Indiana Fever star has garnered through her first month in the league.

The Round Mound of Rebound's rant lasted about a minute -- and his message was loud and clear ... stop hating!!!

Rodeo Star Spencer Wright 3-Year-Old Son In Critical Condition After Toy Tractor Incident

The son of rodeo star Spencer Wright is in critical condition following an accident involving a toy tractor in Utah earlier this week.

The Beaver County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened at around 6 PM on Tuesday ... after 3-year-old Levi Wright drove his toy tractor into a nearby river.

BCSO said multiple agencies were dispatched to the location ... and the child was quickly pulled out of the water. Life-saving measures were taken on the scene -- before he was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Shohei Ohtani Snags Adam Carolla's Mansion ... For $7.85 Million

Shohei Ohtani is putting his historic contract to good use -- the Dodgers superstar just snagged a ritzy mansion in Los Angeles for $7.85 million ... a place formerly owned by comedian Adam Carolla.

Details on the deal were released this week ... with the L.A. Times reporting the Japanese two-way athlete is the buyer of the La Cañada Flintridge digs.

The pad -- built in 2013 -- is perfect for a guy like Ohtani. It's a three-story, five-bedroom, six and 1/2-bathroom home that comes with a decked-out kitchen, private movie theater, basketball court and gym ... as well as a pool and spa.

Victor Wembanyama Hits Local Card Shop ... On The Hunt For Pokémon & Manga!!!

Victor Wembanyama might be the biggest nerd on the planet -- literally -- 'cause the 7-foot-4 NBA superstar was just spotted shopping for Pokémon cards and Manga books at a San Antonio store!

TMZ Sports has learned ... the Spurs center visited Heroes & Fantasies -- a collectibles shop some 20 minutes away from the Frost Bank Center -- on Tuesday night in search of adding to his personal collection.

The store's vice president, Adam Conley, says Wemby arrived just before close ... and was "super friendly" as he looked at everything from Pokémon to Magic: The Gathering.

Dennis Rodman Daughter, Trinity ... IG Official With NFL Player Boyfriend!!!

Trinity Rodman -- the daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman -- is officially off the market ... the NWSL star confirmed she's dating NFL receiver Trinity Benson!

The 22-year-old soccer player revealed her new bae on her Instagram page on Tuesday ... acknowledging their first name quirk with the caption, "Trinity squared."

In her post, Trinity Rodman shared two pics of the new couple ... looking all lovey-dovey while enjoying each other's presence in the sunshine.

Nicole Brown Simpson's Mom Broke Death News to Her Kids ... 'Mommy's in Heaven'

Nicole Brown Simpson's mother Juditha took on the daunting responsibility of telling Nicole's children about her death ... her sister Dominique revealed in a new interview.

Ahead of the 30th anniversary of Nicole's murder, her sibling shared with People insight into how the family operated in the wake of their tragic loss. Per Dominique, Nicole's kids Sydney and Justin, who were just 8 and 5 at the time, were told "Mommy's in heaven" by Juditha.

Dominique recalled how she and her sisters stepped in to help with Sydney and Justin, whom she tried to protect from the horrifying realities of the situation.

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