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Junior Seau Suicide

Family Of Late NFL Star Opts Out Of Concussion Settlement

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Junior Seau has opted out of a proposed NFL legal settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries. ...

Brain Damage in the NFL: A Moral Thorn for Christians

Tom Krattenmaker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Tom Krattenmaker

Pro football has a serious morality problem. I am not talking about promiscuous players or racist team nicknames. Nor am I referring to the "obscene" amounts of money changing hands between the masses obsessed with football and the sports industrial complex that keeps them supplied.

Death and Football

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

As I watched my star NFL clients endure concussion and head injuries over the last 40 years I knew intuitively that there had to be long-term consequences that we didn't know about.

Report: Junior Seau Had Brain Disease

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports

When he ended his life last year by shooting himself in the chest, Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease often linked with repeated blows to th...

Home Where Junior Seau Killed Himself Sells For $2 Million

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Los Angeles

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- The beachfront home where former NFL linebacker Junior Seau killed himself has been sold for nearly $2 million. The North County...

Junior Seau Autopsy Released

AP | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — No alcohol or illegal drugs were found in Junior Seau's system when he shot and killed himself at his home in May, authorities said ...

Junior Seau's Home For Sale

AP | Posted 07.26.2012 | Los Angeles

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- The beachfront home where former NFL linebacker Junior Seau killed himself is on the market for nearly $2.3 million. The price i...

Junior Seau's Brain Tissue Donated For Research

AP | Posted 07.12.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- Junior Seau's family has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football career contr...

What's Next? Seau's Suicide Troubling NFL Players

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

Junior Seau's suicide is troubling NFL players. No one knows precisely why the 43-year-old Seau shot himself in the chest at his oceanfront home May ...

Seau's Fall Part 3: Breathing Room

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Sports
Brandon Bowlin

Every death can bring us together. I've talked to people I haven't spoken with in over 10 or 20 years. Rummaged through pictures and videos. Tapped down memory lane a bit. But I've also seen that we continuously have choices.

Seau's Fall Part 2: Comparing Notes

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports
Brandon Bowlin

Chris Hale has a great personality, a million-dollar smile, and a wry sense of humor. He's 5'7" and, as he would tell you now, no one would mistake him for an NFL vet. But he is.

Junior Seau: Changing The NFL Forever

Barbara Bruno | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

This man whom we held in such high regard killed himself quite possibly as a direct result of suffering repeated head trauma while providing us with entertainment. And that makes me very, very uncomfortable. I feel something tight and burning that can only be called guilt.

WATCH: Saying Goodbye To Junior Seau

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Los Angeles

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Several hundred people have taken part in a paddle-out in front of Junior Seau's Southern California home to pay tribute to the f...

Junior Seau 911 Call Released

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 07.04.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — A 911 call from the home of Junior Seau released Friday captures the voice of a woman who is horrified to find the former NFL lineba...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.04.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Mariano Rivera doesn't know if he'll pitch again and while fans ponder what the Yankees will be like without the best closer in baseball history, stop for a moment to think what the Yankee trophy case would look like if they never had him.

Life After the NFL

Reef Karim, D.O. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Sports
Reef Karim, D.O.

The Junior Seau tragedy is so very sad. But I'm afraid it won't be the last. Until something is done to protect a player's brain from trauma, many won't be equipped to handle life after they leave the game.

Junior Seau's Friends Didn't See Any Warning Signs

AP | BERNIE WILSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 07.04.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Those who knew and loved Junior Seau say they didn't see this coming. "This is not anything I thought he would ever do," former San...

Seau's Death Ruled Suicide

AP | BERNIE WILSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports

By BERNIE WILSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO -- Junior Seau's death has been ruled a suicide by the San Diego County medical exam...

Brain Condition Speculated To Be A Factor In Junior Seau's Suicide

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Science

NFL legend Junior Seau died yesterday after reportedly shooting himself in the chest, according to various news reports. What prompted the apparent s...

Junior Seau: Another Concussion-Related Death in the NFL?

Kelly Moore | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports
Kelly Moore

I knew Junior Seau from our days at USC when I worked as a student intern in the football office. I hadn't talked to him in years, but we share many friends and memories from what most of us consider to be some of the best years of our lives.

Seau's Fall

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports
Brandon Bowlin

Playing for USC put me in contact with a few men who went on to play in the NFL and had to give up the game in their 20s and 30s. And they all, to a man, shared some kind of dip in their spirits.

Speculation Arises About The Role Of Concussions In Junior Seau's Death

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Gary Stix (Click here for the original article) NFL legend Junior Seau died today after reportedly shooting himself in the chest, according to ...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Poof, there goes the government's case? Tuesday Andy Pettitte testified that Roger Clemens told him he used HGH. Yesterday, Pettitte testified that he may have misunderstood the conversation.

Junior Seau Remembered As Charitable Champion

Posted 05.03.2012 | Impact

Friends, family and fans are mourning the sudden death of beloved football player Junior Seau who they say shined as a charity icon off of the field. ...

Former Player Talks Last Time He Spoke To Seau

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.03.2012 | Sports

As dozens of NFL players both past and present began sharing messages of love for the late Junior Seau and support for his family on Wednesday, one of...