Archive for Friday, December 1, 2000

NFL Briefs

December 1, 2000


Sapp fined $2,500

Tampa, Fla. Tampa Bay defensive tackle Warren Sapp was fined $2,500 by the NFL on Thursday for entering Buffalo's bench area for a drink of water and taunting the Bills during the Buccaneers' 31-17 victory Sunday. The 1999 defensive player of the year, who leads the Bucs with 131/2 sacks, drew a penalty for the fourth-quarter incident that occurred after Derrick Brooks tackled Buffalo's Shawn Bryson on the Bills sideline.

Ravens' Lewis accused

Baltimore Two women are suing Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis for $6 million, claiming he struck them during a brawl in a crowded bar last year. The women, Catrice Parker and Ericka Ury, accused Lewis of assault and battery and inflicting emotional distress and are seeking $2 million on each count.

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