Comments for: Belcher murder-suicide leaves former UMaine coach, teammates stunned

Posted Dec. 01, 2012, at 10:08 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 02, 2012, at 7:12 p.m.

ORONO | Mike Brusko slept in Saturday morning. He hoped to get some extra rest before covering a high school basketball game as a sports reporter for Service Electric, a cable TV provider in Bethlehem, Pa. But his cell phone started vibrating incessantly beside the bed. When Brusko finally …

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  • nostrajimus

    he murdered his son’s mother. Hello, McFly???

  • Anonymous

    I don’t want to believe it. There had to have been a science fiction brain over-ride remote control chip installed after a surgery and implanted in him unknowingly, turning him into a robot, by Jove. His name, his former high school being West Babylon, and his stardom make him a prime candidate for a ritualistic sacrifice. Just like another Kassandra of ancient Greek fame, it’s tough knowing the future that has been planned for us: implantable chips for all, the mark of the Beast, that will override free will. The technology is ready now, and we must not acquiesce.

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    • James Klowning

      Now that Arcturus has me belly laughing…laughed out loud. I have my chip on and they told me to write this comment

  • Anonymous

    My heart goes out to friends, family and teammates. Let’s all see what we can do to prevent these situations happening over and over and over. It could be my son or yours or my best friend. :(

  • Anonymous

    ” He’s truly one of the great stories in the program’s history.” Cosgrove

  • Anonymous

    The coach – “Unable to come to grips with it, he alluded to the possibility of some kind of brain injury possibly having affected Belcher’s mental state.”
    That was the first thing that came to my mind too. Anyone who has followed some of these horror stories surrounding football players who apparently have it all going for them and then have something like this occur, has to question CTE.

  • Anonymous

    Why all the nice photos of him. He did murder someone you know.

  • shannon attwood

    Another athelete hero-ized unjustly. He was a murderer. “Such a nice guy, family was everything” Bull. Football impacts people in the strangest ways. I was not a fan and the crimes committed by players don’t warrant wonderful things said about them.

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