In CBS' inaugural Thursday Night Football coverage of the Ravens against the Steelers, commentator James Brown dedicated a large portion of his pre-game interview to the Ray Rice assault video.
In his speech, James touches upon Janay Rice's tragedy, past domestic violence incidents in the sport, and, even more importantly, the fear women have to endure outside of football throughout the country on a daily basis.
His statement is ever-so poignant and we think James and CBS addressed the important topic impeccably well.
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After Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins and eventually took his own life, it was unclear what was going to happen to their 9 month-old daughter, Zoey Perkins.
But now a judge in Missouri has finally decided to grant custody of the little one to Sophie D. Perkins, Kasandra's cousin.
For the past several months,
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Jovan Belcher murdered his baby's mama Kasandra Perkins and then killed himself earlier this month.
And as more deets on the horrific tragedy unravel, another piece to the puzzle could've possibly STOPPED the unfortunate occurrence.
According to reports, the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker sent a text message to his secret lovah stating that he "would shoot" Kasandra "if she didn't leave him alone."
However, the mysterious lady blew off the text and
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In the sad story of NFL star Jovan Belcher's shooting rampage and eventual suicide, the motive was unclear.
Though now it seems like there may be a reason why he was set off.
According to his mother, he and his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins were arguing over their three-month old daughter, Zoey.
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The Kansas City Chiefs are paying for the funeral of Jovan Belcher, their player who killed his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, and then himself.
Not only are they covering the funeral expenses, they're also offering financial assistance to Kasandra's family.
According to inside sources, the Chiefs just want to make sure that neither family is financially burdened by the funeral or memorial service costs.
A rep for the chiefs said:
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Jovan Belcher, the Kansas City Chiefs player who killed his girlfriend then killed himself apparently used two guns in the murder-suicide.
Not at the same time or anything.
After shooting his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins several times, he drove to his team's practice facility and shot himself in the head with a different gun.
It was found that he had both guns for a least a year before the murder-suicide.
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It's so sad that Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs star, was driven to kill his girlfriend and then himself.
It's a tragedy that has reverberated through the entire NFL and all its fans.
A public relations and marketing agent for high-profile athletes said:
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