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  1. Aaron Hernandez Had CTE. How Much More Damage Can The NFL Take?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Time

    ... against their spouses, abused drugs, raged and acted irrationally. In 2012 Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who had CTE, killed his girlfriend before shooting himself. Still, for anyone who appreciates the artistry of football, this ...

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  2. Aaron Hernandez Found to Have Severe C.T.E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | The New York Times

    ... or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, joining Dave Duerson, Junior Seau, Andre Waters, Ray Easterling and Jovan Belcher, among others. Seau and Duerson deliberately shot themselves in the chest so that researchers would be able to examine their ...

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  3. Brain injury study suggests football at any level is riskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... Fame Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, who died in 2016, had CTE. So did Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, 25, who killed his girlfriend in a murder-suicide in 2012. Another Hall of Famer with CTE, Junior Seau, who played for the ...

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  4. Football is dying before our eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... suffering the effects of CTE when he reportedly beat his significant others and eventually killed one of them? Jovan Belcher shot himself in the head in the parking lot of the Chiefs training facility after killing his girlfriend. This ought to give ...

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  5. 22 Stars Who Committed SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... injuries after leaping off a bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor. He left notes for his friends and family. Jovan Belcher, a linebacker on the Kansas City Chiefs at the time, shot his girlfriend dead and then drove to team headquarters where he shot ...

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  6. 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Kansas City Chiefs select Joe MixonRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    ... Colts , Jacksonville Jaguars , Jamaal Charles , Jamal Adams , Joe Mixon , John Ross , Jonathan Allen , Jovan Belcher , Kansas City Chiefs , Kevin King , Leonard Fournette , Los Angeles Chargers , Malik Hooker , Marshon Lattimore , Miami Dolphins , ...

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  7. Vahe Gregorian: Chiefs should avoid another controversial draft pick, like Joe MixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... draft Hill - at least in part because no NFL team should stand against domestic violence more in the wake of Jovan Belcher's murder of Kasandra Perkins and subsequent suicide in 2012. But once Hill was drafted, the best-case scenario was to root for ...

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  8. The Current State of the NFL: Questions about handling tragedies,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... I mean. The loss of a life cannot and should not be downplayed. In 2012, former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins during an argument, drove to Arrowhead Stadium, and killed himself in the parking ...

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  9. Aaron Hernandez's Family Donates His Brain To CTE Researchers, Questions Suicide RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Vibe

    ... s include: Brett Favre, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Cincinnati Bangels' Chris Henry and Kansas City Chiefs' Jovan Belcher.

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  10. Did Aaron Hernandez's violent life in football lead to his death? Now is the time to find out: Joel MathisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | PennLive.com

    ... equal causation, the correlation gets stronger all the time. So did former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson. Jovan Belcher, a player for the Kansas City Chiefs, killed his girlfriend, then committed suicide in front of the team's general manager. ...

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  11. Bob Costas stepping down signals death of Sports Anchor-GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Sporting News

    ... segment of a "Sunday Night Football" game in 2012 after the murder-suicide case involving ex-Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and live-in girlfriend Kasandra Perkins? Those moments made them the successors to the pioneering sports TV giants of the ...

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  12. Tyreek Hill's past split fans. How should they feel now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... asked for the trust of the organization and community, still wounded from the morning in 2012 when linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and then committed suicide

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  13. Tyreek Hill and the uneasiness of second chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    ... Swhich four years ago experienced one of the worst domestic violence incidents in NFL history, when linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and then drove to the Chiefs parking lot and committed suicide in front of his head coach and ...

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  14. Complicated feelings for Tyreek Hill and others as playoffs progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | YardBarker.com

    ... third-round talent but instructed his staff to stay away from him. The Chiefs, four years removed from having Jovan Belcher murder his girlfriend and then commit suicide at the team facility in front of general manager Scott Pioli and head coach ...

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  15. Coroner: Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam's death was a suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... Don Cornelius , creator and host of Soul Train, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. 2012: Jovan Belcher , Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, shot his longtime girlfriend multiple times and then drove to team headquarters where he shot ...

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  16. Tyreek Hill becoming valuable asset for ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | NFL

    ... bashed the pick as insensitive for one main reason: This was the same franchise that watched former linebacker Jovan Belcher kill his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, and then himself during the 2012 season. The criticism then was that Reid and Dorsey ...

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  17. Derrick Johnson feels super about being key part of Chiefs' successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Sporting News

    ... a 2-14 campaign - the second one Johnson had to endure - became secondary when teammate and fellow linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his fiancee and himself in a December murder-suicide. "That was a close guy to me," Johnson said. "I'm not condoning ...

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  18. Hill a breakout star, trying to outrun pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Fulton Sun

    ... pick on him when most teams were unwilling. Then they faced the backlash of a fan base that still recalls the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide of a few years ago. Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said front-office executives spent time with coaches at ...

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  19. Chiefs' Tyreek Hill breakout star, trying to outrun pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | News Times

    ... pick on him when most teams were unwilling. Then they faced the backlash of a fan base that still recalls the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide of a few years ago. Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said front-office executives spent time with coaches at ...

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  20. The NFL's gun problem and why epidemic will lead to more tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | New York Daily News

    ... that results from repeated head trauma associated with football headbanging. That same year, linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then shot himself in the head outside the Kansas City Chiefs' training complex. He, too, tested positive ...

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