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Warren Sapp, Rick Ross bet $100,000 on Super Bowl

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Last night, Warren Sapp asked Michael Strahan for forgiveness.  Tonight, Sapp may be asking Strahan for a loan.

Sapp, who not that long ago was bankrupt, apparently bet rapper Rick Ross $100,000 on the outcome of Super Bowl XLVIII, with Sapp taking the Broncos.  TMZ has video evidence of the wager.

Ross tweeted that he and Sapp placed a wager on the game, but the message left out an amount — instead using five dollar signs.

For folks who work in the media (particularly the league-owned media) gambling is frowned upon.

So, basically, look for Ross and Sapp to soon claim it was all a joke.

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42 Responses to “Warren Sapp, Rick Ross bet $100,000 on Super Bowl”
  1. cakemixa says: Feb 2, 2014 3:09 PM

    Sapp is such an idiot. It’s no wonder he’s bankrupt.

  2. tehmuff1nm4n says: Feb 2, 2014 3:10 PM

    Can NFL Network fire this guy already? He’s turning into a huge joke.

  3. dartmouthstevens says: Feb 2, 2014 3:13 PM

    Earn $100M+ and be broke. Not the brightest bulb on the planet. “It is all a joke!” It is no win scenario for Sapp now. If he wins, he can’t collect. If he loses, Ross will be able to blackmail strong arm him.

  4. abninf says: Feb 2, 2014 3:14 PM

    Six kids with five different women. A little over a year ago he was trying to get his child support lowered. Now he’s gambling a hundred grand?

  5. dietrich43 says: Feb 2, 2014 3:19 PM

    “Trust me. I am good for it.”

  6. number1hawkfan says: Feb 2, 2014 3:20 PM

    Having Sapp pick the Broncos gives me confidence my Hawks could win this thing.

  7. ialwayswantedtobeabanker says: Feb 2, 2014 3:20 PM

    True. Sapp always says or does something foolish (or mean-spirited) — and ultimately, feigns that it was always meant as a big joke. He’s “clever” that way.

  8. watchfullhose says: Feb 2, 2014 3:21 PM

    Classy…..reeeaaaaalll classy.

  9. doe22us says: Feb 2, 2014 3:22 PM

    First off, i wont take this at face value.. probably just harmless banter. On a serious note i thought Rick rozzay said he lost some weight, i guess to much partyin and bs.

  10. donnymacjack says: Feb 2, 2014 3:26 PM

    Sapp must get good ratings for his work on the NFL Network. Otherwise surely they would’ve canned his butt for all the ignorant comments and things he has said and done.

    Then again every village needs an idiot…

  11. granadafan says: Feb 2, 2014 3:27 PM

    (Monday morning) Uh, hi there boss. Can I get an advance on my next paycheck?

  12. techvet says: Feb 2, 2014 3:29 PM

    Once a Hurricane, always a Hurricane.

  13. dontcareforu says: Feb 2, 2014 3:31 PM

    didn’t he file for bankruptcy? SMH

  14. Soulman45 says: Feb 2, 2014 3:33 PM

    He took time of of talking down about Shu to make a bet that is the way to get fired.

  15. bowdowntopeyton says: Feb 2, 2014 3:34 PM

    Good move Sapp. At least you will be able to pay off some of your creditors in about six hours…

  16. romosmicrodongs says: Feb 2, 2014 3:37 PM

    And now the broncos lose, damn you Sapp!

  17. ytownjoe says: Feb 2, 2014 3:38 PM

    $100k is a joke.

  18. u4iadman says: Feb 2, 2014 3:40 PM

    Fire

  19. styx630 says: Feb 2, 2014 3:40 PM

    Go Seahawks.

  20. sikoix says: Feb 2, 2014 3:41 PM

    He should start blaming this stuff on CTE.

  21. rajbais says: Feb 2, 2014 3:46 PM

    Can NFL Network use this to fire Sapp?

    I thought the league hates gambling.

  22. jakec4 says: Feb 2, 2014 3:49 PM

    I couldn’t come up with one good thing about Seattle winning. Until now.

  23. orivar says: Feb 2, 2014 3:57 PM

    “Gambling is frowned upon”

    Yeah keep telling yourself that, I’m pretty sure the higher ups are doing it too cause everybody else it! Time for me to also put money on this game.

  24. dtownsportslions says: Feb 2, 2014 3:58 PM

    I thought they were the same guy all along. Mind blow seeing them both in one room.

  25. dasboat says: Feb 2, 2014 4:01 PM

    I’m a huge Bucs fan but if we could delete this gasbag from Tampa Bay history, I be up for it.

  26. wishingtonredslur says: Feb 2, 2014 4:02 PM

    Does the IRS know they have that kind of bling?

  27. smillr58 says: Feb 2, 2014 4:06 PM

    Amazing how much effort he puts into trying to remain relevant… First the Michael Strahan talk and now this… Pathetic!

  28. thevikesarebest says: Feb 2, 2014 4:08 PM

    I bet that 90 % of packer fans weigh more than warren sapp and rick Ross.

  29. edwardemanuelson says: Feb 2, 2014 4:13 PM

    A fool and his money are soon parted.

  30. blackngold4life says: Feb 2, 2014 4:21 PM

    He sure has the right last name

  31. lks311 says: Feb 2, 2014 4:33 PM

    Back to the Sapp/Strahan thing—the question that should be asked is, if Strahan was not granted entrance into the Hall yesterday, would Sapp have apologized? Sapp realized he was on the wrong side of history and did a quick mea culpa.

    And now he’s sweating bullets that the Network doesn’t can him for betting. Soon he’ll be a Greeter in Vegas. That’s how this thing is going to end. Badly.

  32. metalman5150 says: Feb 2, 2014 4:35 PM

    I can say what I want to, even if I’m just kidding.

  33. craniator says: Feb 2, 2014 4:43 PM

    “Can NFL Network fire this guy ?” Like the president , he can’t be fired due to affirmative action policy.

  34. thingamajig says: Feb 2, 2014 4:55 PM

    100 grand? Sapp doesn’t have 100 bucks. Rick Ross is in for a surprise if he wins this bet.

  35. randomguy9999 says: Feb 2, 2014 5:00 PM

    if Rick Ross wins, he’ll be waiting a loooooong time for that money

  36. hendeeze says: Feb 2, 2014 5:08 PM

    He’s just gonna sell one of those commissioned pictures of “large women” to gain capital.

  37. jackybadass says: Feb 2, 2014 5:19 PM

    He is a clown taking a job from someone with class and a brain.

  38. floriooooooo says: Feb 2, 2014 5:22 PM

    “For folks who work in the media (particularly the league-owned media) gambling is frowned upon.”

    be sure to let Al Michaels know

  39. jschmus says: Feb 2, 2014 6:12 PM

    Sapp is such an idiot. It amazes me that he is even employed by any of the networks. Nothing like learning from your bankruptcy.

  40. sbdt says: Feb 2, 2014 6:17 PM

    As a Saints fan I’m proud to say I got in on the ground floor of hating this clown.

  41. melikefootball says: Feb 2, 2014 6:32 PM

    Sapp has to try to be bigger than this week each year. I wonder how his wife feels about this didn’t they get in a scuffle before this game. NFL channel should get rid of this guy.

  42. mamasaidknockuout37 says: Feb 3, 2014 7:44 PM

    Still hasnt thought his kids future

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