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Murder, Suicide, And The NFL Plays On

dahni Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:09 PM
Addition: I played football in HS and in DIV. 1 College (we won a Nat'l Championship). I was a 'Red Dog' Linebacker and gave and took a lot of head shots. I also hold a BA, MA and PhD in Physics and Math. Lot's more ex football players like me than like Mr. Belcher.

Last weekend, just 24 hours after a tragic murder-suicide committed by one of its own players, the Kansas City Chiefs played their Sunday football on schedule. Back in 1963, just 48 hours after the nation-shaking assassination of President Kennedy, the NFL played its Sunday football games as usual, a decision later deeply regretted by then-commissioner Pete Rozelle. Will last Sunday’s decision be regretted as well?

President Kennedy was pronounced dead on Friday afternoon, November 22nd, 1963. Two days later, less than one hour before the early games were about to start on Sunday, Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin, was shot...