NFL Fans Are Praying For ESPN’s Shannon Sharpe Following Heartbreaking Family Announcement

Shannon Sharpe with headset onShannon Sharpe (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Fans are feeling it for former NFL star Shannon Sharpe following his revelation of a deep, personal loss.

Sharpe, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, lost his 14-year-old pomeranian, Tazz, this week and took to social media to share his grief.

“It’s with a heavy heart I share my beloved 14yr old, Tazz has gone 2 meet his bros,” he revealed on Twitter/X late Tuesday night. “I loved all my dogs, but every1 knew baby was my fav. Gonna miss him barking, greeting, turning so I can pick him up. It hurts, he knows I poured every oz of love I had in him. Daddy will miss you.”

The post has prompted several sad reactions, with many users showing the ‘First Take’ star love.

“Sorry for your loss Shannon,” one fan wrote. “We’re blessed to have these amazing creatures in our lives.”

“Shannon, I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your little guy. We all saw the way you showered him with love and immaculate care,” wrote another. “I think he if he could come back in another life, he’d choose you again, for sure. Sending love and prayers of healing.”

Another comment reads, “Sorry for your loss Unc. I’ve seen you post this pup for years and knew he was a big part of your life.”

“Sorry to read of your loss. What an adorable fur baby. May the memories continue to bring you joy,” a user lamented.

“My condolences, brother,” another wrote. “Losing a pet is never easy. “Take solace in knowing you gave Tazz the best life possible.”

See more reactions below:

Shannon Sharpe Is A Huge Dog Lover

It’s no secret that Shannon Sharpe is a big dog lover. He is known to spend shocking amounts on his pets and claims to prioritize his relationships with them over relationships with women.

Speaking on his ‘Nightcap’ podcast last year, Sharpe claimed he wouldn’t be with any woman who doesn’t accept his pets.

“If you got a problem with the dogs, let me know now, we can’t do anything,” he said. “I don’t care how fine you are, I don’t care how much money you make. Dogs ain’t going nowhere.”

Losing his favorite one couldn’t have been easy. Our thoughts are with Shannon during this difficult time.

VIDEO: Paul Pierce Risks Getting Fired Again As He Casually Drops The N-Word On Live TV

Paul Pierce on UndisputedPaul Pierce (Photo via @awfulannouncing/Twitter)
Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce has fans fearing for his job following an embarrassing slip-up during ‘Undisputed’ this Monday.

The Hall of Famer has already been fired from a TV gig following his retirement. But he risked it all again after appearing to blurt out the N-word in reference to New York Knicks shooting guard Donte DiVincenzo while reviewing Sunday’s NBA playoff fixtures.

The audio doesn’t quite do the clip below justice, but it sounds like Pierce said, “Look at this N, Key” as he turned to former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson.

Check it out below:

“Paul pierced bout to get fired from his 2nd TV network lmao,” one fan wrote in the comments.

Check out some more reactions here:

Pierce was referring to DiVincenzo’s weak performance during the Knicks’ embarrassing 121-89 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.

The guard scored 25 points in Game 1, added another 28 in Game 2, and recorded 35 in Game 3. But he scored just seven points in Game 4, shooting 3-13 from the floor.

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