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Behind the Broadcast: Halftime a fitting time for essay

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NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas stirred up the pot last Sunday night. At halftime of the Philadelphia Eagles-Dallas Cowboys game on “Sunday Night Football,” Costas devoted his halftime essay to Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who police said shot his girlfriend to death, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide last Saturday. Here’s an excerpt from that essay. “You knew it was coming. In the aftermath of the nearly unfathomable events in Kansas ...

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