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TOLEDO, Ohio -- Although his team won Wednesday night and Doug Fister had a successful rehabilitation outing, it was still a bad day for Toledo Mud Hens manager Phil Nevin.
Earlier in the day, Nevin learned that his good friend Junior Seau had reportedly committed suicide at the age of 43.
Nevin, 41, got to know Seau when the two were both playing professionally in San Diego. Seau was a star linebacker for the Chargers and Nevin played for the Padres from 1999-2005.
"We did a lot of charity events together and just became friends from doing stuff in San Diego," Nevin said. "We had dinner a couple weeks before I left for spring training. It was a typical night. We had a good time together."
Nevin has a lot of good memories of the times he spent with Seau.
"He was a great man," Nevin said. "I don't know what's going to be said about him, but you're going to hear all his friends come on there and say what kind of guy he was. He called...
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Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the San Diego County Medical Examiner confirmed on Thursday.
The medical examiner's office said in a news release it is awaiting a decision by Seau's family to release the deceased linebacker's brain for study. Boston University researchers reportedly have requested an opportunity to examine Seau's brain to further...
Hearing the shocking news today about Junior Seau, many thoughts ran through my mind. Besides the obvious questions of how and why, I wondered how much this had to do with concussions and other crazy football related stuff.
(Ed.Note Junior Seau was never listed on an injury report as having a concussion)
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Today the world found out the tragic news that the beloved and respected man known as Junior Seau was found dead at the age of 43. Uncharacteristic for a linebacker in the NFL, it seems like everyone enjoyed Seau and the way he played. Not only his teammates and opponents, but the fans also seemed
It is with heavy hearts that we have to report, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau is dead according to reports coming from TMZ and other sources. While initial details are still vague it is believed Seau committed suicide, in his home in California.
Junior Seau was an All-Pro linebaker who made his name with the San Diego Chargers even taking them to a Super Bowl. He ended his...
TMZ is reporting that Junior Seau was found dead and may have committed suicide.
Seau spent 20 years in the NFL (1990-2009), the first 13 with the San Diego Chargers. He was a member of San Diego’s 1994 AFC champion team and a member of the undefeated 16-0 New England Patriots of 2007, who lost to the Giants in Super Bowl XLII. He also spent three seasons with the Miami Dolphins...
I am no longer an NFL player, now what do I do with my life? No more practices, no more sitting on the training table nursing this injury or that injury. No more sitting in the film room watching film of this week’s opponent. Running out of the tunnels to thousands of cheering fans is no
Some stories transcend division rivalries… our heartfelt sympathies to Chargers nation and Junior Seau‘s family. Here are a collection of comments from Broncos players, current and former.
John Elway –
I had the pleasure of playing against Junior for many years. He played the game the way it was meant to be played…
— John Elway (@johnelway) May 2, 2012
“Everyone in the Padres organization is deeply saddened by the news of Junior Seau’s passing,” said Padres President Tom Garfinkel. “He was a great San Diegan and an inspiration, not only on the playing field, but in how he positively impacted people's lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Seau family, friends and the Chargers organization during this difficult time.”
Retired New York Giants player Tiki Barber on the emotional challenges that could have faced Junior Seau before his death.
Barber says, “You’re shocked because of the sudden nature of the death but you’re not shocked that you see these things happen. There’s a lot of factors that contribute to depression. One is stress, money stress, family stress…. You’re...
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Len Pasquarelli discusses the crushing loss of Junior Seau, the myriad problems revolving around the New Orleans Saints, the injury to Baltimore LB Terrell Suggs, free agent RB Ryan Grant and more.