“You have heard by now that Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher killed Kasandra Perkins, his girlfriend and mother of his own 3-month old child. He then went to the Chief’s stadium parking lot, talked to the team’s General Manager and Head Coach Romeo Crennel. When the police arrived, Jovan reportedly walked 20 or 30 feet and fatally shot himself in the head. The Chiefs played the next day after a vote of its team captains in consultation with Crennel. They won their first game in 70 days and only the second time this season.
The game is secondary. The decision whether to play game is secondary. Life and the loss of it are far more important and tragic.”
Read the entire piece by Roger Groves at SportsMoney.