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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 [...]
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Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles released a statement regarding Jovan Belcher on Monday, saying that the loss hits him close since he didn’t just lose a team mate, but also a family member. Charles said his wife, Whitney was first cousins with Belchers girlfriend, Kassandra Perkins. Our family has [...]
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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
KANSAS CITY, Mo. What could anyone really say? The Kansas City Chiefs had just won its second football game of the year, 27-21 against the Carolina Panthers, but then what? You celebrate? You don't celebrate? You focus on football despite what was on everyone's minds? Or do you focus on the dead and the grief and the anger?
Kansas City head coach Romeo Crennel focused on...
Dwayne Bowe of the Kansas City Chiefs Tweeted out a picture in which he saluted recently fallen teammate Jovan Belcher while wearing a commemorative Jovan T-shirt. The idea seemed good to Dwayne, he just had trouble with the execution as the shirt he was wearing spelled ‘Jovan’ as ‘Javon.’
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A moment of silence for victims of domestic violence was held at Sunday's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Carolina Panthers.
The NFL and the Chiefs made the decision Saturday to play Sunday's game despite the fact that 30 hours earlier Chiefs starting linebacker Javon Belcher allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and committing...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Breaking their silence for the first time, the family of the woman shot and killed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher said Monday their "hearts are truly broken" and asked for privacy while they grieve the loss of two loved ones.
Belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, at their Kansas City home Saturday before...
The Kansas City Chiefs have to be hurting today with the tragic incident that took place yesterday. The Chiefs look to be turning those emotions into a positive force against the Carolina Panthers. At the half the Chiefs are ahead of the Panthers by 3, leading in the game 17-14. Brady Quinn has has a great first half completing 14 of 14 passes for 122 yards and a touchdown in today’s...
Police say the Kansas City Chiefs had been providing counseling
to linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend before he killed her
and committed suicide over the weekend.
Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers and safety Abe Elam left Sunday's game with injuries, leaving Kansas City short in the defensive backfield against the Panthers' Cam Newton.
Elam left with what the team characterized as a left leg injury. Flowers hobbled to the sideline with a hamstring injury after making a tackle late in the first quarter.
On the next play, Panthers...
As the Kansas City Chiefs stepped onto the field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday afternoon, they were preparing for more than just a football game.
Peyton Hillis was well aware of that reality, gathering his teammates in the locker room before the game and using the bible as his guide, as NFL Network’s Jeff Darlington noted on Monday.
“Put on the full armor of God, so that you...
Bob Costas is one of the most respected broadcasters in sports, so when he spoke about the Jovan Belcher situation during halftime of NBC’s Sunday Night Football, the entire sports world turned up the volume.
Costas used the platform of the highly rated program to preach about the gun problem facing the country, citing a column by Kansas City-based writer Jason Whitlock. In the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Against the backdrop of an unthinkable tragedy, the Kansas City Chiefs gave themselves a reason to be proud Sunday -- and perhaps the impetus to let the healing begin.
Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Carolina Panthers. The win snapped an eight-game losing...
Clark Hunt is regarded as an intensely private man, someone who prefers to operate behind the scenes and away from the spotlight that comes with owning an NFL franchise.
In some ways, that's about to change.
Hunt fired coach Romeo Crennel on Monday as part of a shakeup of the entire structure of a franchise that his father, the late Lamar Hunt, founded 53 years ago. The younger...
It took a horrific tragedy, ten losses to date, but the Kansas City Chiefs put it all together to defeat the Carolina Panthers and regained some of their soul that had been taken away without warning just a day earlier.