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Junior Seau’s daughter should be allowed to speak at Hall of Fame ceremony

By Chris Hui Seriously … how does the NFL keep bungling so many sensitive issues? From Ray Rice and their ignorance of domestic violence, to the Washington Redskins scandal, to the Adrian Peterson fiasco, the league appears out of date with the rest of society. In the upcoming Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, Junior Seau will be remembered as one of the greatest...
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: HOF won’t allow Seau’s family to speak at induction

By Larry Brown The Pro Football Hall of Fame appears to be making a shortsighted, insensitive decision when it comes to the induction of Junior Seau. According to The New York Times, the Hall of Fame will not allow Seau’s family or anyone else to speak on his behalf when the late linebacker is enshrined in Canton in August. From The Times’ report: But the Hall of Fame does...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's family lashes out at NFL

By Vincent Frank Showtime’s "60 Minutes Sports" will air a segment on Tuesday that focuses on Junior Seau’s family and their thoughts on how the National Football League has responded to calls to take on more responsibility relating to concussions and head injuries of former players. In the segment, Seau’s ex-wife talked about how her late husband would react to the injuries that...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's family rejects concussion settlement

All-time NFL great Junior Seau passed away at the age of 43 on May 2, 2012 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. For those of us who remember watching the future Hall of Fame play the game of football and understood how he lived life off the field, this came as a tremendous shock.  Once it happened, there were obviously more questions than answers. And that’s where the...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau passes as just another sad story

I can't believe the news today Oh, I can't close my eyes And make it go away How long ... How long must we sing this song The National Institutes of Health issued what amounted to an autopsy on Junior Seau on Thursday. Cause of death: Playing football. Reactions after the NIH conclusion that Seau suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he shot himself in...
Via FOX Sports
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers officially retire number 55 in honor of Junior Seau

In an emotional day in San Diego, the Chargers have officially retired the number 55 from the organization.  Before the home opener against the Tennessee Titans today, Charger great Dan Fouts gave a speech and retired 55 from the team. In honor of Seau's passing, and in memorial to his great years in San Diego.  Seau spent 13 years with the Chargers, 12 of which he was elected...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

USC honors to Junior Seau in multiple ways

USC paid tribute to former program legend Junior Seau during their season-opening game on Saturday at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. Seau, who was an All-American linebacker for the school, committed suicide in May. To honor him, the school gave away wristbands like the one seen above to all 80,000 fans in attendance. The bands say “Trojan Pride 55,” which is a reference to Seau...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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