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Jovan Belcher's Body Exhumed in Search of Brain Injury

Expert convinced Chiefs' linebacker had CTE when he killed girlfriend, self

(Newser) - 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 concussions. An examination of Belcher's brain could determine whether he... More »

NFL Mascot Seriously Hurt in Zip Line Accident

Kansas City Chiefs' Dan Meers suffers back injury

(Newser) - A man who has been the Kansas City Chiefs' mascot for more than two decades was seriously injured this weekend while rehearsing a zip line routine at Arrowhead Stadium. His attorney today blamed human error and said the company responsible for securing his riggings appeared to be at fault. It'... More »

Football Fan Swaps Wedding Rings for Tickets

Don't worry, the rings were from a previous, not current, marriage

(Newser) - A longtime Kansas City Chiefs fan says he swapped six game tickets for a wedding ring set advertised on Craigslist. The ring buyer, 49-year-old Kansas City resident Rusty Jones, said he first learned of the ring offer last week through a story in the Kansas City Star . He contacted the... More »

Top 5 Picks in NFL Draft

All five are linemen in draft considered weak on QBs

(Newser) - The NFL draft is under way and off to an unusual start. For the first time since the 1970 pro football merger, offensive tackles were taken with the first two picks. ( Bleacher Report has live coverage). Here are the top five overall:
  1. Kansas City Chiefs: Eric Fisher, Central Michigan,
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Eagles' Reid, Bears' Smith Among Slew of NFL Firings

'Black Monday' sees Romeo Crennel, Norv Turner, and more exit

(Newser) - The NFL regular season ended yesterday, and that means today the heads were rolling. A slew of big-name coaches are out of jobs after lackluster seasons, ESPN reports. Including…
  • Andy Reid : To the surprise of exactly no one, the coach who won more games than any other in Eagles history
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Belcher Apologized, Kissed Girlfriend as She Lay Dying

Asked team officials to take care of his daughter

(Newser) - As Kasandra Perkins lay mortally wounded on their bed, Jovan Belcher apologized to her and kissed her forehead as his mother rushed into the room, having heard the gunfire just after 8am that fateful morning, police tell the Kansas City Star . Belcher then told his mother he was sorry, kissed... More »

In College, Belcher Punched Window 'Over a Girl'

More details of murder-suicide emerge

(Newser) - Years before this weekend's Jovan Belcher murder-suicide , the future NFL star had a history of conflict with women, according to records released by the University of Maine. Belcher was cited in at least four police reports during his four years at the institution, including two involving a woman, the... More »

NFL's Belcher: Friends Saw No Warning Signs

But girlfriend's family says relationship with Belcher was strained

(Newser) - Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend seemed just like any other couple in the weeks before the murder-suicide over the weekend , their friends say. The Kansas City Chiefs linebacker and Kasandra Perkins argued, but only about "normal couple stuff," a friend who took community college classes with Perkins tells... More »

Chiefs Play On After Belcher Murder-Suicide

'Incredibly tough 24 hours,' says team chairman

(Newser) - The Kansas City Chiefs took to their field in Arrowhead Stadium today, reports CBS News , just more than 24 hours after linebacker Jovan Belcher turned a gun on himself at the facility after he killed the 22-year-old mother of his infant daughter. "We have a lot of players who... More »

NFL Player Kills Girlfriend, Self

Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs is the shooter

(Newser) - Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend this morning and then killed himself, reports the Kansas City Star . Police say the 25-year-old linebacker shot the woman about 8am during an argument at their home—in front of her visiting mother. He then went to Arrowhead Stadium,... More »

Chiefs Cut Larry Johnson Over Slur

Running back was suspended for insulting coach

(Newser) - The Kansas City Chiefs released Larry Johnson today, following a 2-week suspension for insulting coach Todd Haley. The running back had referred to Haley using gay slurs on his Twitter page, and then repeated the comments to reporters a day later. He leaves the team having rushed for 5,996... More »

Lions Score 1st Win Since 2007

Redskins fall to team that went 0-16 in 2008; Vick returns

(Newser) - The Detroit Lions, winless since December 2007 and holders of the NFL record for futility after their 0-16 2008 season, stunned the visiting Redskins today at Ford Field, recording a 19-14 victory. "Yes, it's just the Redskins. And yes, they are not very good," wrote Shawn Winston of... More »

Rusty Favre Gets Standing O in Vikes Debut

(Newser) - What was once unthinkable became reality tonight under the big white top of the Metrodome—Brett Favre received a standing ovation in Minnesota. Long considered the most dastardly of villains in Minnesota sports, Favre's decision to sign with the Vikings has instantly turned him into the state's white knight and... More »

Patriots Trade Cassel, Confident in Brady

(Newser) - No quarterback controversy here. The New England Patriots—confident that Tom Brady will return stronger than ever—have traded Matt Cassel to the Kansas City Chiefs, the Boston Herald reports. Cassel emerged from obscurity this year by leading the Patriots to an 11-5 record after Brady got injured in the... More »

Jets Punch Hole in Titans' Perfect Season

Tennessee loses for the first time this season

(Newser) - In NFL action, it was an exciting day for the AFC East’s No. 1 and 2, the New York Jets and the New England Patriots, the AP reports:
  • Brett Favre threw two TDs and the Jets took down the Tennessee Titans 34-13, breaking their 13-game winning streak. The Jets
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Pats Top Jets 19-10 Without Brady at Helm

Manning sparks Colts rally; Giants win 12th straight road game

(Newser) - Matt Cassel stepped in to lead the Tom Bradyless New England Patriots today, as Peyton Manning sparked a late Indianapolis Colts rally and Eli Manning showed why the New York Giants are champs:
  • Tom who? In his first start since high school, Matt Cassel led the Patriots to a 19-10
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Favre Solid in 20-14 Win Over Dolphins

Patriots' Brady limps off field; Brees gives Big Easy a smile

(Newser) - Brett Favre debuted in style with the New York Jets today and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees gave storm-weary fans something to celebrate—but New England Patriots' QB Tom Brady hobbled off the field in pain:
  • The recently unretired Favre led the Jets to a 20-14 win over the
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Chiefs' Gonzalez Saves Choking Man's Life

After Heimlich connection, SD fan will root for KC tight end

(Newser) - Kansas City tight end Tony Gonzalez gained his most devoted fan in the middle of a quiet dinner in an Orange County, Calif., restaurant. When Ken Hunter began to choke at the next table, Gonzalez sprang into action, performing the Heimlich maneuver and saving the man's life, AP reports. "... More »

The Draft's Winners and Losers

The Chiefs came out on top, but who botched their picks?

(Newser) - The Chiefs made all 13 of their 2008 draft picks count by tapping defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey and picking up sleepers, writes Mel Kiper Jr for ESPN. The Cowboys would have made out equally well but didn't draft a wide receiver, and the Redskins got big guns despite trading out... More »

Monk Leads Hall of Fame Class

Redskins teammate Green will also enter Canton in August

(Newser) - What has been a rough season for the Washington Redskins got a little brighter yesterday when both Darrell Green and Art Monk were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, reports AP. New England linebacker Andre Tippett, San Diego/San Francisco defensive end Fred Dean, Minnesota/Denver tackle Gary Zimmerman and ... More »

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