Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and baby's mother before going to the team's practice facility and taking his own life in the parking lot in front of the GM, coach and Defensive Coordinator. This ordeal brings a pressing issue to the table, the alarming number of athletes, especially NFL athletes, that are taking their lives. A study found that most of those football players (34 of 35) had the degenerative brain disease, CTE. The next step in the study of CTE is finding a way to diagnose while the person is alive.