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Jovan Belcher

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  • Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime

    Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime
    Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
  • Jovan Belcher's body exhumed; brain to be checked for damage

    Jovan Belcher's body exhumed; brain to be checked for damage
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated...
  • Former Northampton football player is leading a campaign to stop violence against women at UMass

     
    Former Northampton High standout Galen Clemons is a senior defensive lineman at UMass and in his final season as a Minuteman he has made his mark on the field. Clemons, who transferred from Central Michigan, has played in eight games and has had 20...
  • Athletes Who Use Guns Must Use Their Influence In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

    Some of the best hunters and anglers in the world are to be found on the rosters of American professional sports teams. Some of the best hunters and anglers in the world are to be found enshrined in Cooperstown, Canton and Springfield. They are...
  • Woman, Chiefs player Jovan Belcher die in murder-suicide

    Woman, Chiefs player Jovan Belcher die in murder-suicide
    In an apparent murder-suicide, a Kansas City Chiefs player shot himself in the head in front of his coaches at a team training facility after earlier shooting to death his girlfriend at her residence, police said. Kansas City, Missouri, police spokesman...
  • Update: Kansas City police confirm Chiefs' Jovan Belcher involved in murder-suicide

    Update: Kansas City police confirm Chiefs' Jovan Belcher involved in murder-suicide
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager after first thanking them for...
  • Chiefs player involved in apparent murder-suicide at team facility

    Chiefs player involved in apparent murder-suicide at team facility
    Tragedy struck in the NFL early Saturday morning with the news that a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at the team's Arrowhead Stadium practice facility, after shooting and killing his girlfriend at home a short time earlier, SI.com has...
  • NFL Linebacker's Mother Heard Screaming on 911 Tape

    NFL Linebacker's Mother Heard Screaming on 911 Tape
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Inside the Kansas City home that Jovan Belcher fled, his baby daughter wailed, his mother was in hysterics and his girlfriend was quiet. Barely breathing. This is what the NFL linebacker left behind on Saturday in a rush of violence...
  • ODU's Wilder said he knew Jovan Belcher well when both were at Maine

    Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder, who coached Maine while Jovan Belcher was there, said he knew Blecher “really well. That one still has me shook up a little bit.” Belcher, a starting linebacker with the Kansas City Chiefs, killed his...
  • Jovan Belcher's Mother To Raise His Orphaned Daughter In Long Island

    Jovan Belcher's Mother To Raise His Orphaned Daughter In Long Island
    Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher would have played Sunday afternoon to take on the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. Instead, his teammates suited up without him, in mourning, after Belcher shot and killed the mother of...