One year later, Belcher tragedy still shakes NFL

“That’s the conundrum of domestic violence in general. This is about how badly the whole country handles it,” said Dan Lebowitz, executive director the Center for Sport and Society at Northeastern University in Boston. “This is big conversation, not just around the Jovan Belcher situation, but around the acculturation of young boys, and why we still have a definition of manhood that doesn’t allow for kindness, compassion and respect for women as part of that definition.”