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PLAYERS: Junior Seau
<a href="" class="moshare-button-hor" data-channel="wordpress-1.2.8" data-message=" During a paddle-out memorial service for recently deceased Junior Seau this weekend, a woman in her 50s who participated was pulled face-down from the water and treated on site. According to the USA Today: A woman in her 50s whoparticipated in Sunday's "paddle-out" tribute to Seauin Oceanside, Calif., is in serious condition after being pulled face-down from the water where several surfers and kayakers were paying tribute to the fallen civic icon, per the Associated Press. She was treated on site before being transported to a hospital. This is the last thing that anyone needed and we hope that the paramedics are able to prevent another tragedy." data-type="article" data-location="" data...

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...

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.

Study: NFL players live longer

The sudden death of Junior Seau, which has been ruled a suicide by police, has once again brought up the dangers of football due to its violent nature. While there are studies linking concussions to neurological disorders, there is no proof that football shortens the lifespan of an NFL player. In fact, there is a [...]

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...
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