Local police youth league severs ties with AB, returns donation
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The Hollywood Police Department in Florida announced its athletic league cut ties with Antonio Brown on Tuesday after he verbally berated officers and the mother of his children in a video posted on Instagram.

"We made the decision to sever ties between Mr. Brown and the Hollywood Police Athletic League," public information officer Christian Lata said in a statement, according to ESPN's Brooke Pryor. "We did not want our youth to be subject to this type of behavior nor emulate the actions of Mr. Brown."

The department returned a donation to Brown that he made on Jan. 9 for the Police Athletic League's seven-on-seven football division.

"We will not take money from a donor that we cannot have our youth be proud of or represent our organization," Lata said.

In the Instagram video, Brown repeatedly shouted profanities at officers and former partner Chelsie Kyriss, whom he accused of trying to take his Bentley to bring their three children to school. The kids were present during the altercation.

Brown played in one game during the 2019 season because of various off-field issues. The seven-time Pro Bowl receiver recently completed a free-agent workout out for the New Orleans Saints but afterward called it a publicity stunt for the team.

Local police youth league severs ties with AB, returns donation
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