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Report: Off-duty police officers involved in LeSean McCoy bar brawl sue the NFL star

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Report: Off-duty police officers involved in LeSean McCoy bar brawl sue the NFL star

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office may have dismissed its investigation of former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy surrounding his involvement in a bar brawl in Philadelphia that took place in February.

And the NFL may not have disciplined the Bills running back for his involvement, but that hasn't stopped the police officers who were involved in the brawl from suing the NFL star.

TMZ Sports reports today that two of the off-duty police officers hurt in the incident, Darnell Jessie and Roland Butler, are suing McCoy.

"The officers are also suing Recess and 3 members of McCoy's party -- Curtis Brinkley, Tamarcus Porter and Christopher Henderson," TMZ writes.

NBC has more details:

The civil suit says McCoy, who now plays for the Buffalo Bills, beat and kicked one officer while he was on the ground and punched another officer in the eye. The suit was filed Tuesday in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

The suit also names Curtis Brinkley, Tamarcus Porter and Christopher Henderson as defendants along with McCoy. Brinkley is a former NFL running back, and Porter once played football for the University of Pittsburgh, where McCoy also played. Recess Lounge in Old City, where the fight occurred, is also named as a defendant in the suit. 

The suit alleges that McCoy, Brinkley, Porter and Henderson were "already visibly intoxicated," but that employees at Recess continued to serve them in the time leading up to the brawl.
 

Police say the fight started over who purchased an expensive bottle of champagne and that one of the officers suffered a broken noes and a broken ribs, according to the AP.

Flyers mascot Gritty absolutely destroyed another mascot on social media

Flyers mascot Gritty absolutely destroyed another mascot on social media

By now, you’ve probably seen that adorable video of Gritty experiencing snow for the very first time. It’s sweet and precious, just like our Gritty. 

The video has spread to tons of different outlets on social media, where the love for Gritty is flowing faster than the snow no one expected. Here it is again, in case you missed it. 

 

However, as it hits timelines across the league, it appears that not everyone is impressed with the video. It seems that some of the other mascots across the NHL have become a bit ticked that Gritty is getting all the love. 

Bailey, the LA Kings mascot, seems bit angry that Gritty is getting all this attention. Or maybe he’s ticked that he isn’t also getting snow. He had a few things to say on a repost of the video on social media. 

Because Gritty is well, Gritty, he couldn’t let that one go and fired back with an absolute roast of the other mascot. See his response for yourself. 

We have no words, beyond well played Gritty, well played. As far as we’re concerned, Gritty is undefeated in this league. 

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Gritty enjoys the wonders of snow for the first time in his life

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Gritty enjoys the wonders of snow for the first time in his life

Philadelphia was treated to something of a surprise snowstorm Thursday morning.

Weather people are not in mid-season form. They're rusty so to speak. So the accumulation this morning caught plenty of people by surprise.

But there's a bright side to the inconvenience. We all get to witness Gritty, the Flyers young mascot, experience snow for the first time. It did not disappoint. 

"Zamboni dust." Hehe.

The guy from North Dakota across the street was less in awe and more in love with the flakes:

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