Posted February 08, 2013

Michael Strahan fires back at Warren Sapp after Hall of Fame vote

NFL

Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan, two finalists for the latest Pro Football Hall of Fame voting, have swapped shots after Sapp was elected, but Strahan was not.

After Saturday’s Hall of Fame vote, Sapp went on WDAE Radio with his belief that he couldn’t compete with Strahan’s media presence on Live With Kelly & Michael.

“Say if I rewind this to Saturday at 12 o’clock me and you are sitting and I say, ‘It breaks down whatever and whatever and then you have Michael Strahan and me.  C’mon, the menace and the media darling,’” Sapp told WDAE.  “C’mon.  Madness, or Good Morning America?  I mean, c’mon.”

Strahan apparently felt slighted and fired back at Sapp via Twitter.


28 comments
emill.kim
emill.kim

I can barely understand what Warren Sapp even said. Is there even a slight given or received? I never understood him on the NFL network because his speech was so muddled. This sounds like professional jealousy between two guys who have way too much time on their hands.

marco  rubio
marco rubio

IM WARREN  SAPP IM  BOO TEE FULL AND  BROKE  HI IM  WARREN  SAPP AND IM  STOOPID!!!!!!!!!!!!

marco  rubio
marco rubio

WAREEN  I   BROKE   LIKE A   NIGGG   CRYING LIKE A  BITCH

Conservative1
Conservative1

Don't see what the fuss is about.  I don't think Sapp was trying to diss Strahan.  Strahan needs to get his undies out of a wad.  Must be a little self-conscious or something...maybe if he got the gap fixed he would be a bit more secure!

KevinDoucette
KevinDoucette

I like Sapp but what a stupid comment. Strahan will be in within the next year or two anyway

bskott
bskott

I don't see what Sapp said as an insult. More like, "Wow, I really didn't think I had a chance since he's got a lot more media presence, I'm so excited I made it, I can't believe it!"

 

Whereas Strahan seems to have taken it as, "Haha, I beat that punk even though he's got his face everywhere, that's how much better I am!"

samlang
samlang

Strahan deserves to be in (as does Sapp). 

joeshine730
joeshine730

warren sapp is broke in bankruptcy and just a national joke

IdDoHannahStorm
IdDoHannahStorm

So many innocent victims of random violence are dead, and Warren Sapp still breathes air...

TherealdanMcKelvey
TherealdanMcKelvey

Sapp is broke and a moron...Michael is on TV everyday...Jealousy is all Sapp has...He is a Sapp...F Him.

Observer
Observer

How do you interpret Strahan's comments as evidence of his feeling slighted, or that he was swapping shots with Sapp?  He did not attack Sapp or claim that Sapp should not have been elected to the Hall of Fame.  he did call Sapp on Sapp's inability to enjoy his moment in the sun.  Sapp, on the other hand is clearly bothered by what he perceives to be an unfair advantage that Strahan holds (even though he doesn't seem to know what show Strahan actually co-hosts)

TA1
TA1

If either these guys make the HOF, Bryant Young better get in this year.  I am against these ex NFLers keeping in the limelight as part of the media and building these fake build ups.  Neither Strahan or Sapp should be allowed on the same field as Butkus, White and Singletary or Deacon. Derrick and Page.

MarvGoble
MarvGoble

I'd rather see Live Sapp With Kelly.

l.czolgosz66
l.czolgosz66

Both of these guys crave so much attention. Don't care to listen to either of them.

stabmasterarson21
stabmasterarson21

Sapp is an attention H-O-E, he needs to be put in front of the camera more telling us how great he is....but on MUTE please! : D

LJRich
LJRich

Michael Strahan is boring. He should also get the gap fixed, it is not a good look for a man who can afford a dentist. A good footballer, not ready for Hall.

scp1957
scp1957

Maybe Sapp's campaign for the 'pity vote' put him over the top. Didn't realize that sportswriters were sentimental about anyone since Mickey Mantle.

TA1
TA1

..should NOT be..  CORRECTION 

pandah462
pandah462

 @stabmasterarson21 So, let me get this straight.  You want to stare at a soundless television with this suited manatee smiling and flailing his arms?  That's more than a little weird.

danbernhardt
danbernhardt

 @LJRich How does one become "ready" after they have already retired. Either you are HOF material or you are not.

jrholtman
jrholtman

I don't know why such a "pity vote" was even needed.  Both of these guys were eligible for the first time this year so it's not like they were at any risk of never being considered again.  If you believe in pity votes, look to Dale Murphy (eliminated after 15 years on the ballot) and Jack Morris (nearly elected with ~67% in his 14th year) from the most recent baseball HOF election where no one got elected.

Fifilo
Fifilo

 @TA1 Your original syntax was correct since you used "neither."

ohmy
ohmy

 @jrholtman warren sapp should take his induction and shut the hell up . oh yeah and take care of his families

pandah462
pandah462

 @Fifilo  Incorrect usage of "since" as something other than a timeframe measure.

TA1
TA1

 @Fifilo

 Thanks, just having one of those senior moments...I hope.