Warren Sapp Off NFL Network After Abuse Claim

CBS 4 reports from Miami Saturday afternoon:

Former University of Miami and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp was arrested by Miami Beach Police on Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge, according to Juan Sanchez of the Miami Beach Police Department. The arrest prompted swift action by the NFL, who removed Sapp from NFL Network broadcasts while the league investigates the matter.

Sapp was picked up on Saturday at the Surfcomber Hotel at 1717 Collins Avenue.

The NFL Network released the following statement on Mr. Sapp: “We were made aware this afternoon of the arrest of Warren Sapp by the Miami Police Department (sic). In light of these circumstances, Warren Sapp will not appear on NFL Network while we review the matter.”

Sanchez to Omar Kelly of the SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL: “He’s being questioned in reference to a domestic battery. No one has been arrested yet.