Kansas City Chiefs take to field in wake of tragedy

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 02: The Kansas City Chiefs pause for a moment of silence honoring domestic abuse after the incident involving Jovan Belcher #59 prior to the game at Arrowhead Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

View gallery

16 photos

The Chiefs and fans were shocked to learn linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend before taking his own life in front of Kansas City general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. The team paused for a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families before Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.

More coverage from Yahoo! Sports:
Chiefs try to make sense of the impossible after Jovan Belcher suicide
Jovan Belcher's conflicting portrait reveals a hard-working young man
Mayor: Chiefs GM Scott Pioli 'very emotional' after witnessing suicide

View Comments (0)

Recommended for You

  • Watch This F-15 Take Out An ISIS Compound With A ‘Sniper’ Weapon

    As U.S.-led airstrikes continue in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon has released a video of an F-15 Eagle wiping out an ISIS compound near Kobani, Syria (close to the central Turkish border) with a Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod.

    The Daily Caller
  • Take Your Career in Law to the Next Level!

    Earn an accredited Master of Laws in only 1 year. 100% online, No LSAT required, and 5 concentrations offered, including Taxation Law. Apply today!

    AdChoicesThomas Jefferson Law Sponsored
  • Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago at age 4 found alive in Mexico

    An Austin, Texas, girl abducted 12 years ago has been found in Mexico, law enforcement officials say.

    Yahoo News
  • Reporter Finds Missing 10-Year-Old Boy While Covering Story

    Reporters sometimes face a dilemma: Witnessing events in their communities, they are tasked to report what they see, for their viewers and readers, without crossing any lines of involvement. But sometimes, on a human level, that is just not possible.

    Trending Now
  • US hospital bungled report of Africa travel in Ebola case

    Washington (AFP) - The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States initially told a nurse he had traveled in Africa but was sent home anyway, raising concerns about US preparedness for the spread of the deadly virus.

    AFP55 mins ago
  • Texas woman sentenced to 60 years in 'black widow' murder case

    By Marice Richter FORT WORTH Texas (Reuters) - A Texas woman dubbed a "black widow" was sentenced on Tuesday to 60 years in prison after her conviction on murder and evidence tampering in the shooting death of her husband in what prosecutors said was a plot to collect insurance money. Michele…

    Reuters
  • View

    Abandoned amusement park (17 photos)

    These are the chilling images of an abandoned amusement park that shut down after a boy lost his arm on a ride. Dadipark amusement park, Dadizele, Belgium, closed its doors more than a decade ago after a young boy had his arm ripped off on the Nautic Jet water ride. Kris Van de Sande, 28, captured…

    Yahoo News55 mins ago
  • Masters in Accounting or Forensic Accounting

    Study online in your spare time and graduate in less than two years. Accredited program from New England College School of Accounting.

    AdChoicesNew England CollegeSponsored
  • Ailing North Korea leader sends message to China

    Seoul (AFP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has not been seen for nearly a month due to apparent health problems, sent a congratulatory message to China on its national day Wednesday, state media said.

    AFP
  • Accused Pennsylvania stabber rejected by psychiatric unit: judge

    By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A western Pennsylvania teenager accused of stabbing 21 people at his high school in April was refused admission to a Pittsburgh psychiatric hospital due to safety concerns, a judge said on Tuesday. Alex Hribal, who was 16 at the time of the stabbings, has…

    Reuters
  • Islamic State beheads seven men, three women in Syria: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State beheaded seven men and three women in a northern Kurdish area of Syria, a human rights monitoring group said on Wednesday, part of what it described as a campaign to frighten residents resisting the militant group's advance. The head of the Syrian Observatory for…

    Reuters
  • Police chief: Officer's comments 'unacceptable'

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer's comments before a March fatal shooting that sparked a protest and FBI investigation were "completely unacceptable," the city's police chief said Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Play

    Cause of Utah Family's Death a Mystery

    Five family members found dead in a bedroom at their Utah home over the weekend weren't shot or stabbed, but their causes of death could remain a mystery for weeks, police said Monday. (Sept. 30)

    Associated Press Videos
  • Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies after infection: officials

    By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination. The child, a 10-year-old girl who was not named, died last week as a…

    Reuters
  • Mayor of Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens shot dead

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot dead by his wife on Tuesday but the woman was released without charge after being detained, the county sheriff's department said. The shooting at Bell Gardens stemmed from an afternoon quarrel between the…

    Reuters
  • Georgia woman gets 30-year prison term in daughter's malnutrition death

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A suburban Atlanta woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and child cruelty charges in the malnutrition death of her 16-year-old daughter. Ebony Berry, 37, did not withhold food from her daughter, Markea, but failed…

    Reuters
  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A parolee accused of abducting and killing a top-selling Arkansas real estate agent had contacted her to set up an appointment to view a vacant house, authorities said Tuesday, hours after discovering the woman's body in a shallow grave at a concrete company.

    Associated Press
  • Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank

    DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested after she called police, police said on Tuesday. Once Dallas police received the call from the sister who was concerned about what her brother…

    Reuters
  • PCH Winner Could Take Home $5K a Week for Life

    NBC will announce a Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize winner soon, so be sure to get your free entry at PCH.com today!

    AdChoicesPublishers Clearing HouseSponsored
  • Weed-smoking French clubber becomes US-wanted jihadist

    Cachan (France) (AFP) - As a teen, Salim Benghalem smoked weed and went out clubbing. Now, the Frenchman is an Islamic State jihadist wanted by Washington which accuses him of carrying out executions for the extremist group.

    AFP