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Amazing Hall of Fame Moments There are times when the NFL Hall of Fame ceremony has gotten a bit lethargic. Truth be told, it can be too long, too much story-telling, too much glorification, too much pomp and circumstance, and too much long-windedness, if you will. That wasn’t the case this past Saturday evening in Canton when the Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff received his rightful...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers fans remember Junior Seau for football -- and for his heart

Junior Seau was known to give an impassioned speech or two during his Chargers days. That's why some San Diegans felt Seau's posthumous induction was bittersweet. They wanted to hear the fiery speech from No. 55 that eight other Hall of Famers got to deliver. As Seau's daughter Sydney said, that's just not the reality. But Seau left a lasting legacy both on and off the field -- and...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sydney Seau pays tribute to Hall of Fame father

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The rules prevented Sydney Seau from honoring her Hall of Fame father Junior with an induction speech from the stage alongside the rest of the Class of 2015 on Saturday night. It hardly mattered. Like her relentless father, she found a way to deliver anyway. The daughter of the legendary linebacker -- who took his life in 2012 -- provided the remarks she would...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sydney Seau pays tribute to Hall of Fame father

CANTON, Ohio (AP) The rules prevented Sydney Seau from honoring her Hall of Fame father Junior with an induction speech from the stage alongside the rest of the Class of 2015 on Saturday night. It hardly mattered. Like her relentless father, she found a way to deliver anyway. The daughter of the legendary linebacker - who took his life in 2012 - provided the remarks she would have...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen to the touching Hall of Fame speech Junior Seau’s daughter would have given

Junior Seau’s wish was to have his daughter, Sydney, present him into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Seau had an amazing 20-year career in the league and was enshrined in Canton, Ohio posthumously on Saturday night, but the NFL cited a five-year-old policy which does not let others give full speeches for deceased inductees. Thus, Sydney was unable to give the speech she prepared...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's Daughter Delivers Moving Speech About Her Father

Sydney Seau was not able to give the speech introducing her father into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Due to the Hall of Fame's policy,...
Via Athlon Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s daughter Sydney delivers at father’s Hall of Fame induction

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY SportsThe Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015 was formally enshrined Saturday during a ceremony in Canton, Ohio. The late San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was inducted by his family, including his daughter, Sydney. While Sydney was not allowed to give a complete speech due to the Hall’s policy to not allow live speeches during a posthumous...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s daughter would’ve given this speech had the NFL not stopped her

As we all know, the late great Junior Seau was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday. Seau’s daughter Sydney was on hand to present the award to her father, but the league would not allow her to give her full speech, citing “a posthumous-induction policy from 2010,” per USA TODAY Sports. The New York Times published this video of Sydney’s fully intended speech, recording...
Via Low Brow Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sydney Seau opens up about father at Hall of Fame induction ceremony (video)

Junior Seau finally received the proper sendoff he deserved from his daughter at the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night. Sydney Seau deserved the right to speak about her father, and was granted it. But she was not allowed to give a full speech, as the Hall does not allow speeches to be given for inductees that have died. Here’s what Sydney said during...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Hall of Fame Class: The Real Junior Seau Story

Apparently the National Football League can't even avoid a controversy in its Hall of Fame induction ceremony. San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, who was arguably the most dominant player of the 2015 Hall of Fame class, committed suicide in 2012 at the age of 43. After his death, it was found that the former linebacker had a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head...
Via Football Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's Induction Filled with Emotion and Passion

Saturday night was an emotional night for longtime Chargers fans.While I was too young to remember Junior Seau's playing days with the team, chills still went through my body as I watched the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Seau was more than just a talented football player. He was the heart of San Diego, and even though I may be a fan from another state, all...
Via Pro Football Spot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sydney Seau Honors Father, Junior Seau, During Hall Of Fame Induction (Video)

Sydney Seau honored her father, the late Junior Seau, with a moving tribute at his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. Sydney started off the tribute to her father when she spoke in a video package. Then she got the chance to honor her father further when she was interviewed on stage. “This isn’t my speech to give, he spent 20 years in the league and he deserves this moment...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Haley's speech casts sad light on Seau's absence at HOF inductions

Three members of the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class had to deal with mental health issues. Only one was able to discuss them during Saturday night's induction ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Ex-San Diego linebacker Junior Seau committed suicide in 2012 at the age of 43. Mick Tingelhoff, the 75-year-old former Minnesota center, is battling dementia and memory loss...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the Hall of Fame speech Junior Seau's daughter would have made

On Saturday, the late Junior Seau was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a 20-year NFL career that included 12 Pro Bowl selections and six All-Pro picks.  When the linebacker's bust was unveiled on stage in Canton, Ohio, his three sons and daughter Sydney were on hand. Sydney was interviewed after the unveiling, but she was not permitted to give a speech due to the...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior Seau's daughter speaks at HOF induction

Sydney Seau spoke Saturday at the Pro Football Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, and the words moved everyone who heard them.
Via Gamedayr
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the Hall of Fame speech Junior Seau's daughter would have made

On Saturday, the late Junior Seau was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a 20-year NFL career that included 12 Pro Bowl selections and six All-Pro picks.  When the linebacker's bust was unveiled on stage in Canton, Ohio, his three sons and daughter Sydney were on hand. Sydney was interviewed after the unveiling, but she was not permitted to give a speech due to the...
Via Fox Sports West
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's absence will speak loudly at his Hall of Fame induction

CANTON, Ohio -- Sydney Seau doesn’t have to say a word publically at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to draw more attention to the sport’s potential dangers. Her father’s absence says enough. Junior Seau won’t be here Saturday to celebrate his induction. He committed suicide three-plus years ago, likely sparked by brain damage suffered while playing the game he loved. Those...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Buzz: Ferrell takes Petco Park and SDSU's fancy new jerseys

The San Diego Padres have had a rough week on the field since taking two out of three from the Marlins last weekend, winning just one game in Milwaukee during a four-game series. But one thing the organization can claim when times are tough is that they sure know how to host unique events at Petco Park like no other team (see Lil Jon and Nelly at Petco Park). The team announced this...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers fans upset with Pro Football HOF for this Junior Seau banner

The Pro Football Hall of Fame keeps dropping the ball when it comes to Chargers' legend Junior Seau.First, they attempted to prevent Seau's family from speaking at his Hall of Fame induction on Saturday. Now, they're upsetting induction-goers by depicting Seau -- but not as a Bolt.https://twitter.com/MartyCaswell/status/629317261090783232Jerome Bettis isn't on that banner as a St...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hey Buddy: Seau fondly recalled as he goes into Hall of Fame

SAN DIEGO (AP) Junior Seau was many things to many people. He was one of the most ferocious linebackers of all time, the fist-pumping, emotional leader of his hometown San Diego Chargers for 13 seasons. He was a beach rat, living the Southern California lifestyle to the fullest. He always had a big smile and called everybody ''Buddy.'' Seau will be inducted into the Pro Football...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Special feelings for families involved in inductions

Cheyenne Humphrey-Robinson was thrilled to hear that the Pro Football Hall of Fame will allow Junior Seau's daughter to speak from the stage during Saturday's induction ceremonies. She got to do it for her father, Claude Humphrey, when he entered the shrine last summer. ''I think it would really have been sad for her considering her dad is not here and she not being allowed to speak...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s daughter to speak at his Hall of Fame Induction

Tonight, the Hall of Fame has made an unprecedented decision with regards to the Junior Seau induction next week. Previous policy had not allowed for speakers on behalf of players inducted after their death.  The Hall of Fame has received a lot of backlash for the decision.  Fans believed that the Hall of Fame was keeping the family from talking about Junior’s death.  The furor...
Via EndZoneScore
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s Daughter Now Allowed To Speak At Hall Of Fame Induction

It turns out Sydney Seau will have the chance to honor her late father, Junior Seau, when he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next Saturday. “Sydney will be given a chance to share thoughts about her father immediately following the unveiling of his bronzed bust,” the Hall of Fame said in a statement, via ESPN.com. “The unveiling, which typically features just...
Via NESN.com
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s daughter will speak at Hall of Fame induction

The daughter of the late Junior Seau will get a chance to speak at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony for her father next week.
Via Gamedayr
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame will allow Junior Seau's daughter to speak at induction

The daughter of the late Junior Seau will be able to speak live during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony after all. FOX Sports has learned the Hall has added some opportunities that will help Sydney Seau further honor her father as a posthumous selection next Saturday in Canton, Ohio. Sydney will be given the chance to participate in an on-stage interview conducted...
Via Fox Sports
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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