By Curt Popejoy
This week the news came out of a lawsuit being filed against Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. The suit alleges Brown, during a fight in an expensive Miami apartment, started throwing furniture out a 14th-floor window, almost hitting a toddler walking on the ground.
And now Brown has fired back with a motion of his own to dismiss the lawsuits, indicating they are meritless and false.
Brown’s attorney, Darren Heitner, called the lawsuit “a blatant shakedown attempt” which would imply the man suing him, Ophir Sternberg, is just doing this to get paid. And this would make perfect sense.
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Except for one thing. Sternberg is the CEO and founder of Lionheart Capital and is worth millions. I could not find an exact net worth but the types of deals his company works with, I don’t think he’s trying to shake down an NFL wide receiver for some cash.
Hopefully, this issue can be settled quickly and quietly and Brown’s attention can turn to football. At least until the next round of drama smacks this team in the...