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Here’s the audio from the frantic 911 call after Junior Seau’s girlfriend finds the former San Diego Chargers linebacker in a spare bedroom with a gunshot wound to the chest. You can listen to it here.
"My God, my boyfriend shot himself! Oh my God!" Seau’s girlfriend shouts to the 911 operator.
Oceanside, Calif. police released the recording one day after Seau’s death was ruled a suicide.
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Ron Troxel had known him since 1983, when Junior Seau showed up as a freshman in Troxel's physical education class at Oceanside High School. There already was something freakish about Seau's desire to be a great football player. But his physical dimensions suggested something more modest.
"A skinny kid," recalls the teacher. "Looked like a wide receiver."...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries.
San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell said the family made the decision Thursday.
"The Seau family really has, almost like Junior, a philanthropic approach, where they always desire to help others," Mitchell said in a phone interview Friday...
The Trojan Family and beyond are feeling the loss of NFL great Junior Seau, and have thrown together a short but poignant tribute to #55. R.I.P. Junior Seau.
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The Orlando Sentinel has a headline on their website; “Don’t automatically blame NFL for Junior Seau suicide,” it reads. Easy enough because I don’t. Even if Junior’s suicide is driven by head traumas, that’s the player’s choice. The millions and millions of dollars they get paid do not make them invincible. However, given the option to be compensated in this manner...
BallertainmentJunior Seau, January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012
Rest In Peace.
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The news of former San Diego Chargers great Junior Seau's apparent suicide stunned virtually everyone who knew him, including former Chargers coach Marty Schottenheimer.
"When I coached him, he walked into work everyday with a smile on his face," Schottenheimer told me by phone from his home in Charlotte, N.C. "And the thing is, I don't think it ever seemed...
“When I was a [freshman] in HS, Junior Seau worked the Jay Fiedler Football camp and at the end of one of the days he challenged anyone to a 1 on 1. “Being one of the ‘big’ kids, I was volunteered by my buddies and went up in front of the whole camp to face this monster of a man. Shaking in my cleats, he gave me a wink before a coach gave the cadence...
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I don’t really have anything planned for today so I figured that I would just dip back into my treasure trove of teenage stories instead of forcing a ****** post. These always seem to go over well with the masses. MUDawg appears to enjoy posts like these so consider this your reward for an awesome joke at Junior Seau’s expense yesterday.
The year is 1995...
The tragic news of former NFL star Junior Seau’s suicide and the link to injuries he sustained to his brain bring to remembrance Howard Cosell’s declaration nearly 30 years ago when he decided to quit announcing boxing matches because he was “appalled by professional boxing’s viciousness”. Cosell later called for an end to the sport. While Cosell’s statements may have...
This is Part Two in my look at the State of the NFL following the death of Junior Seau and the repercussions from ‘BountyGate.’
In Part One, I addressed the fact that players, owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell must come together to do something for players who leave the game for good. Whether it be in the form of lectures, classes, financial stability lessons or a combination...
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.