Zoey Belcher Custody Ruling Handed Down

Following months of back-and-forth between the mother of former Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher and the cousin of the woman he murdered, the permanent custody of little Zoey Belcher was decided on Thursday. A Jackson County probate commissioner appointed Sophie Perkins as the legal guardian of the 9-month-old daughter of Belcher and Kasandra Perkins. […]

Belcher Estate To Be Managed By A Third Party

As the families of Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins battled over the custody of orphaned Zoey Belcher, there was also potentially millions of dollars at stake. Following an announcement by Jackson County Probate Commissioner, it appears the focus will instead stay squarely where it remains: on Zoey. Both sides have dropped their petitions to serve […]

Zoey Belcher Custody Hearing Opens Today

The darkest day for the Kansas City Chiefs last season had nothing to do with football. It was when LB Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and killed himself, leaving his daughter, infant Zoey, an orphan. Since that day in December, Zoey Belcher hasn’t placed in a single stable household as she deserves. Instead she has […]

Newest Chief Was Close To Jovan Belcher

As bad as the mounting losses were for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012, nothing on the field compared to the tragedy involving linebacker Jovan Belcher off of it. Belcher murdered his girlfriend and committed suicide, leaving his daughter an orphan in the process. While the Chiefs players were hit the hardest by this devastating […]

Zoey Belcher’s Fate To Be Determined In Missouri

A Fort Worth judge dismissed a custody case involving the orphaned daughter for Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher according to the Star-Telegram. Judge Jerome Henningan decided Texas was not little Zoey Belcher’s home state, meaning the case will be handled exclusively in Missouri. Custody of the infant was originally given to Jovan’s mother Cheryl […]

The Fight For Zoey Belcher

Unfortunately this is something we all knew was coming as soon as news broke that Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then himself, leaving little Zoey Belcher an orphan: A heated custody battle. Custody of the four-month-old was originally given to Jovan’s mother Cheryl Shepherd, who was in the house when […]

When Can We Go Back To Acting Normal?

Did you know the Kansas City Chiefs are 5.5 point underdogs Sunday when they head to Cleveland to take on the Browns? Do you care as little about it as I do? I sat down to write about their trip as dogs and how they are 2-3 against the spread on the road this season. […]

Clark Hunt: Chiefs Will Rally Around Each Other

Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt spoke on the field before Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers with ESPN’s Ed Werder about the incredibly difficult task facing his franchise following the tragedy involving Jovan Belcher. “What a tremendous tragedy in the fact that it happened at our training complex,” a somber Hunt said. “And our […]

Chiefs-Panthers Game To Be Played As Scheduled

The Kansas City Chiefs and Carolina Panthers will play Sunday afternoon as scheduled, despite the terrible circumstance surrounding the death of Jovan Belcher. After news broke of Belcher’s murder of his girlfriend before his suicide at the Chiefs practice facility, the league had informed the Panthers they should prepare to keep their travel plans to […]

Chiefs Player Kills Girlfriend, Then Himself At Arrowhead

It’s a sad day in the history of the Kansas City Chiefs. Jovan Belcher, a 25-year-old linebacker, shot and killed his girlfriend and then drove to Arrowhead, where he turned the gun on himself. According to The Star the first shooting happened just before 8 a.m. at a home near 54th Street and Chrysler with […]

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