Found December 02, 2012 on
Silver and Black Daily:
What happened in Kansas City yesterday was sad for a number of reasons. First and foremost, two young lives were ended. Friends were lost. Pain triumphed over hope for one man. Depending on what your beliefs are, Jovan Belcher may have committed two acts that he’ll pay eternally for. Depending on her sins and the way his girlfriend led her [...]
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In the wake of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher's Saturday morning murder-suicide -- sportscasters (and sportswriters) have decided to put their own thoughts on gun control front and... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Darren McFadden was drafted by the Oakland Raider with the 4th overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. The Raiders signed McFadden to a six-year, $60.1 million contract which included $26 million in guarantees. To say that he's been a dangerous running back when healthy would be an understatement, but he hasn't been the ultra productive running back the Raiders thought...
On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Panthers 27-21. As we all know by now, the game was played under unthinkable circumstances following the horrifying murder/suicide by Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher just one day earlier. As details continue to emerge about the incident, and Belcher’s state of mind leading up to Saturday’s events, our hearts go out to the families of...
Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend briefly lived apart before he killed her and then committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager, a friend of the woman said Sunday.
But Brianne York, 21, said that Belcher and his girlfriend, 22-year-old Kasandra M. Perkins, had gotten back together by Thanksgiving.
When she learned Saturday that Belcher had fatally...
The families of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and of the girlfriend he shot and killed before killing himself spoke out Monday, two days after the tragic incidents.
Belcher's family says it is having difficulty dealing with the "inconceivable tragedy." Police say Belcher shot and killed Kasandra Perkins on Saturday at their Kansas City home before driving...
Former Kansas City Chiefs fullback Tony Richardson said he was "shocked" when he found out that linebacker Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend to death and then drove to the team's facility and killed himself. He was one of several who reacted to Saturday's tragedy in Kansas City. "People think, how can a young man with the world in front of him, making good...
Police say a 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs player was involved in two shootings Saturday, one of which occurred in the parking lot near Arrowhead Stadium.
Kansas City police Supervisor Andrea Khan could not release the name of the player involved. The condition of the two parties was not immediately known.
Khan said the first shooting happened in a Kansas City, Mo., neighborhood...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. At some point, they had to return to football. They had to think about football.
The Chiefs knew that. This is their job, their passion, their obligation.
The nightmarish events of the previous 24 hours when teammate Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend, then took his own life had to be stored away, and the focus had to return.
Football is simply a game, but...
The burning embers of the Twin Towers had a way of being invoked when a particularly dicey part of the Patriot Act needed selling 11 years ago.
This was the smart play. Watering down constitutional rights is not easily undertaken. So scaring Americans and then using that fear to explain why this egregious assault on their rights is for their own good is genius. This is exactly why...
Multiple media outlets are reporting that a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at the team facility early Saturday morning. KCTV5 News’ Laura McCallister broke the story at 10:30AM ET Saturday morning, stating that police are investigating two deadly shootings that appear to be related. Reports indicate that the Chiefs player shot his girlfriend before [...]
The apparent murder-suicide of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, 25, is one of a series of untimely deaths for current or former NFL players in recent years:
- In July 2012, Tennessee Titans receiver O.J. Murdock, 25, was found in his car in front of his Florida high school with what appeared to be self-inflicted gunshot wounds.
- In May 2012, Junior Seau, 43, shot himself...
It appears Sunday's game between Kansas City and Carolina will be played as scheduled even in the aftermath of the murder/suicide involving Chiefs middle linebacker Jovan Belcher.
FOXSports.com NFL Insider Jay Glazer reported that the league has "full plans" of playing the game at 1 p.m. ET Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Charlotte Observer reported that the Panthers...
That Javon Belcher killed his girlfriend, the mother of their three-month old daughter, is a tragedy indescribable. That the Kansas City Chiefs starting inside linebacker then drove to Arrowhead Stadium’s practice facility and shortly thereafter turned the gun on himself, makes it all even harder to believe. The story primarily garnered national headlines because the [...]
Police hope to deliver an investigative report to prosecutors
Tuesday, detailing what caused Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan
Belcher to kill his girlfriend and then himself.