Sapp's attorney quickly issued a boilerplate apology. "He sincerely apologizes to the NFL family and fans for taking away any distraction from today's big game," said the lawyer, Christopher Lyons. "We ask that everyone reserve judgment on the matter until all the facts come out in a court of law."
Sixty-three points for Sapp, who apparently needs to be reminded that head slaps are illegal off the field as well as on.
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1_ BOGDAN RUDENKO (COLORADO SPRINGS GOLD KINGS) | murder | 90
2_ BRENT VINSON (EX-TENNESSEE) | accessory to murder | 89
3_ WARREN SAPP (EX-BUCS) | girlfriend-choking | 63
4_ DEON ANDERSON (COWBOYS) | scary gun-waving incident | 50
5_ GERALD AND BRANDON LAIRD, AND THEIR CRAZY-ASS GRANDPA (TIGERS, YANKEES) | messing with Eddie House's wife, attacking security guards | 48
6_ GILBERT ARENAS (WIZARDS) | fun with guns | 40
7_ CHRIS TERRY (EX-CHIEFS, BENGALS) | a standard "Bulldog" | 35
8_ DUSTY DVORACEK (BEARS) | being a big hulking drunken menace to bouncers | 31
9_ CHRIS CHELIOS (CHICAGO WOLVES) | DUI | 25
9_ REY MAUALUGA (BENGALS) | driving drunk en route to teenie ménage a trois | 25
11_ TERRY GLENN (EX-PATRIOTS) | blew off rental-car bill | 9
12_ CHARLES ROGERS (EX-LIONS) | violated court order by passing out drunk in a plate of Mexican food | 8
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