Source: Lindsay H. Jones / USA Today / Detroit Free Press Jovan Belcher’s mother, who was at the Kansas City home when Kasandra Perkins was killed, and Perkins’ family are in a legal battle for custody of the couple’s daughter, 8-month-old Zoey, with a trial opening June 11 in Jackson County (Mo.) Circuit Court and [...]
by Jason Whitlock Columnist for FoxSports.com It wasn’t that long ago, in the aftermath of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor’s tragic death in 2007, that I was the toast of right-wing America. Before there were any arrests, before we knew the gruesome circumstances that precipitated his murder, I analogized Taylor’s assailants to the Black KKK in a [...]
Source: Lateef Mungin / CNN 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 that left many wondering why. Few answers came from 911 tapes [...]
Source: Thayer Evans / Sports Illustrated According to a law enforcement official close to the investigation, Jovan Belcher was out “partying” the night before he shot Kasandra Perkins. He had been with a woman in the Power and Light District, an area of bars in downtown Kansas City. Belcher and the woman had become separated at some point [...]
by Jason Whitlock Columnist for FoxSports.com Football is embarrassingly tone deaf. Jovan Belcher, a starting linebacker for the Chiefs, murdered the mother of his child shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday. He hopped in his car, drove to the Kansas City Chiefs practice facility, thanked Romeo Crennel and Scott Pioli — and shot himself in the head in [...]
LISTEN: Roland Martin Talks With Jason Whitlock About His Column About Jovan Belcher's Murder-Suicide
Roland Martin talks with Jason Whitlock about his article about Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide posted on Foxsports.com.
Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more. Source: Mike Florio / Pro Football Talk To cap an emotional and informative opening segment to Football Night in America, Peter King of Sports Illustrated supplied some new details regarding Saturday’s tragic events in Kansas City. Citing a source close to law enforcement on [...]