Jasper Howard
Jasper Howard

Another tragic story in college football. Another rising star dead by the hand of another. Jasper Howard, starting cornerback for UConn, was stabbed to death after a school dance while on campus. So far there are no suspects in custody.

UConn had a victory Saturday at home against Louisville.

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    Steve McNair                 Sahel Kazemi

I was rather shocked to see this yesterday. Steve McNair and Sahel Kazemi were found shot to death in a condo in Nashville, TN. I am sure the fans in Baltimore and Tennessee are still in shock as well. And I am sorry to say that it sounds like it is either a murder-suicide or there is a possibility (my personal opinion my you) that it was Steve McNair’s wife, Mechelle McNair, who shot them, since rumors are that these two were having an affair. Sahel was shot once in the head and Steve was shot multiple times. Although at this point, it appears to be a murder-suicide, and the gun was within reach of Sahel, but not easily found.

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crimson_tidelsu-iconI know that I am a fanatic for my teams. I have been in mourning since yesterday due to both of my teams (Bears and Steelers) losing, however, it is not a life-altering event. Nor would I kill someone over the loss or win. However, apparently Michael Williams apparently felt otherwise on Saturday after the Alabama-LSU game. Yes, it is easy to get caught up in the spirit of things, but to actually pull out a gun and shoot two people to death is irresponsible and stupid. I am sure that the family and loves one of Dennis and Donna Smith feel the same way right now. I hope that Michael Williams love of the Crimson Tide and college football is worth spending life in prison for.

Dennis and Donna Smith murder 11/08/2008 Evergreen, AL *Couple shot to death after argument over Alabama-LSU football game; Michael Williams arrested*

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tbradford.jpgThe University of Memphis is on lockdown today and classes are cancelled after a student athlete, Taylor Bradford, was shot to death as he was in his car on campus on Sunday night night. So far no arrests have been made. From what I have read, he went out to his car to get something and never returned to his dorm room. This made his friends go looking for him and they made the horrible discovery. Apparently, after getting shot, Taylor tried to drive himself to the hospital when he crashed into a tree. However, just now on CNN it is reported that this young man was specifically targeted.


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