The Early Lead: Jovan Belcher


Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Jovan Belcher legally drunk when he killed girlfriend and himself, autopsy shows

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker shot his girlfriend nine times.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 12/07/2012

Terrell Suggs surrendered "several" guns after domestic case

Baltimore Ravens linebacker owned weapons legally and was not charged with any crime, but did turn over firearms.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:43 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Jovan Belcher, Terrell Suggs

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Jovan Belcher: Mother's 911 call is released

Cheryl Shepherd says of Jovan Belcher: "That's my son and I love him."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/05/2012

Bob Costas isn't backing down; rather, he's explaining

Bob Costas found himself at the epicenter of a debate about guns after his Jovan Belcher commentary.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Costas, Jovan Belcher, NFL

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Bob Costas calls Jovan Belcher commentary a mistake

NBC's Bob Costas says of his halftime commentary about guns, "My mistake is I left it open for too much miscommunication."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:47 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Costas, Jovan Belcher, NFL

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Jovan Belcher: Bob Costas clarifies comments, Chiefs talk about guns

An NBC spokesman says Bob Costas isn't against gun ownership; the Chiefs and Romeo Crennel discuss gun policy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:23 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Jovan Belcher kissed girlfriend, apologized after killing her, report says

Kansas City Chiefs player apologized to his mother, to his coach and general manager, saying, "I did it. I killed her," before shooting himself to death.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:46 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Brady Quinn on Jovan Belcher tragedy: An eloquent moment for Chiefs QB

After Jovan Belcher tragedy, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn notes that, in a plugged-in society, we often miss what's right in front of us.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brady Quinn, Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL