Found May 07, 2012 on Unathletic:
PLAYERS: Junior Seau
I went back and forth about posting this link. I don’t know if it’s in good taste to post a 911 call informing authorities of Junior Seau’s suicide. Anyway, here’s the link to the audio. RIP Junior Seau. You will not be forgotten

Mike North wasn’t surprised by Junior Seau’s death

On his Sunday night radio program, nationally syndicated talk show host and sports caster Mike North told his listeners he wasn’t surprised at all when he heard that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau had committed suicide.  ”Domestic problems with the girlfriend… driving his truck over a cliff and you’re surprised?” he asked. North was referring to a stunning episode in...

Hundreds paddle-out as tribute to Junior Seau

h/t Sports Illustrated Sandy Huffaker - Getty Images Saints QB Drew Brees was among the family and friends who came together Sunday in Oceanside, Calif., to honor the late Junior Seau with a “paddle-out.” San Diego Chargers great, Junior Seau passed away Wednesday from a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. Seau was an avid surfer throughout his life and the Hawaiian...

RIP Junior Seau and Adam Yauch

Generation "X" just got a little older this week. Two days,  two deaths.     One story is a mystery without a satisfying solution.  The other, a brilliant novel that ended to soon.  The death of Junior Seau, former NFL All Pro linebacker, is a mystery that is without a satisfying solution.  Seau was found dead on Wednesday due to a...

Bill Walton regrets not helping Junior Seau

Football players weren't the only people to take Junior Seau's death hard last week, as one Basketball Hall of Famer took it very hard and personal, too. Bill Walton told U-T San Diego that he was "ashamed" and "embarrassed" that he wasn't there to tell Seau "not to give up." "When I think of the tragic scenario of last week, I only...

Chargers to host Seau memorial event Friday

The San Diego Chargers on Friday will host a celebration of Junior Seau , the 20-year NFL star who died Wednesday. The team announced it will hold the event at Qualcomm Stadium at 6:30 PST to honor Seau, who played 13 seasons with the Chargers (1990-2002). Guest speakers will share memories of Seau at the event, where admission and parking will be free. Seau, 43, who played...

London Fletcher on the Death of Junior Seau

Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher on what Junior Seau’s suicide has meant to him.  Fletcher hopes the league will make it mandatory for retired players to undergo counseling sessions so that there are less situations like Seau’s.  Fletcher has played 15 seasons in the NFL without ever missing a game and has more tackles than anyone in that timespan. 

Woman rescued during Seau paddle-out

A woman has been hospitalized in serious condition after she was found face-down in the water during a Southern California tribute to former NFL linebacker Junior Seau.

Saints QB Drew Brees joins Junior Seau memorial in the ocean.

Before he was leading the New Orleans Saints to glory, Drew Brees played for the San Diego Chargers. During his two campaigns there he got to know LB Junior Seau. Please click the below to read the rest of this story and watch a recap of the recent events regarding Junior Seau.

Brees joins 'paddle out' to honor Seau

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was among 200 surfers who paid tribute to Junior Seau on Sunday with a "paddle out" on the beachfront outside the Oceanside, Calif., home of the former NFL star. The longtime San Diego Chargers player died Wednesday at the age of 43 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Brees, who played with Seau for two seasons at...

Around the League

There is no denying the tragic nature of the death of linebacker Junior Seau last week, but the media, as it has done so far, needs to continue to practice the responsibility demonstrated to date, and to keep tapping the brakes on any rush to judgment about the potential role of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) on his suicide.

Ex-players remember Seau, Saul

Some of the greatest players and coaches in modern football gathered at the Pacific Club to celebrate the 42 nominees for the Lott IMPACT Trophy on Monday. The watch list for 2012 can be found here. The mood was tempered by the recent deaths of Rich Saul and Junior Seau. Saul, who played for the Los Angeles Rams from 1970 to 1981 and was a six-time Pro Bowler, died from leukemia...

NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson, mentor to Junior Seau, makes head trauma a priority

NFL football great, Harry Carson, and Meridian Neuroscience spokesperson, made a surprise visit Thursday to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. With a charismatic style all his own, the former New York Giants team captain visited stroke patients and popped in on Edison native Ken Kramer in his hospital room. The 54-year-old-fitness enthusiast suffered a subarachnoid...
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