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Junior Seau book excerpt reinforces grim painting of NFL's injury treatment

A recent excerpt of Jim Trotter's book, "JUNIOR SEAU: The Life and Death of a Football Icon," published on, reinforces the grim nature of the NFL's treatment of injuries during the Hall of Famer's era. After the author explains...Show More Summary

Junior Seau's home in Oceanside burglarized

According to police, Junior Seau's home in Oceanside was burglarized for a $500 bike....

Chris Borland's conflict with football brings a complicated issue into focus

I love football. As more times goes on, I'm more conflicted by that. I thought about it again when I wrote about Junior Seau being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. You can't talk about Seau's career without mentioning how tough he was and how violent his playing style was. Show More Summary

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015: Best Moments from Legends' Speeches

Eight men earned the highest honor in their profession Saturday as the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrined its 2015 class in Canton, Ohio. By the end of the festivities, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley, Junior Seau, Will Shields,...Show More Summary

The wonderfully touching moment from Sydney Seau to her father

I can't imagine the strength it took Sydney Seau to talk about her father, newly enshrined Pro Football Hall of Famer Junior Seau, and she did so with such incredible grace and honor. It was the most beautiful Hall of Fame moment you're...Show More Summary

Junior Seau's Daughter Sydney Speaks on Father's Hall of Fame Induction

The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015 was formally enshrined during a ceremony in Canton, Ohio, Saturday night, and late San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was inducted by his family, including his daughter, Sydney. While...Show More Summary

“The Bus” parks in Canton for Jerome Bettis

Following Junior Seau’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was a difficult task, but Jerome Bettis was up for the task. Bettis spoke to the Seau family and praised his fellow enshrinee for his career and character before turning to his own career accomplishments during his speech at the Hall of Fame. Bettis…

Junior Seau remembered for his passion

In one of the most bittersweet moments in the history of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Junior Seau was inducted posthumously tonight, with his induction ceremony a wonderful reminder of his great career, and his absence a tragic reminder of his life cut short by suicide. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony should be…

Remembering Junior Seau's Hall of Fame Career

Junior Seau is the reason the Pro Football Hall of Fame exists. He didn't build it with his own two hands or donate money to keep the Hall stocked with yellow blazer fabric and molten bronze. The Hall is not named after him, and he won't be a charter inductee. Show More Summary

Hall of Fame banner shows Junior Seau in Patriots (not Chargers) jersey

There is a new chapter of awkwardness with Junior Seau's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. After the strange rejection of Sydney Seau, Junior's daughter, not being able to speak in her late father's place at Saturday's induction...Show More Summary

Hall of Fame profile: Chargers-Dolphins-Patriots linebacker Junior Seau

  The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the eight new Hall of Famers, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Junior Seau San Diego Chargers 1990-2002 Miami...Show More Summary

Junior Seau's Daughter Will Be Allowed to Speak at NFL Hall of Fame Induction

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has amended its rules to allow Junior Seau's daughter Sydney to speak about her father during next week's enshrinement ceremony. Fox Sports' Alex Marvez first reported the news Saturday, clarifying the exact...Show More Summary

Hall of Fame softens its stance on Sydney Seau speaking

Five-year-old policies were made to be modified. Sydney Seau, daughter of deceased linebacker Junior Seau, will be given opportunities to speak at next week’s Hall of Fame induction activities, according to Alex Marvez of She won’t be giving an induction speech in place of her late father. However, Sydney and her three brothers will…

Sydney Seau will get chance to speak for father at Hall of Fame induction

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has reversed field and allowed Sydney Seau to speak at the induction ceremony of her father, the late Junior Seau, after initially saying she could not, according to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez. The Hall had...Show More Summary

Seau family not happy Hall of Fame preventing Sydney from speaking

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is not allowing the family of deceased linebacker Junior Seau speak on his behalf at the induction ceremony on August 8 in Canton, Ohio, and — despite an earlier report to the contrary — the family is not happy about it. Seau's wish was that his daughter, Sydney, would speak for him upon his induction. Show More Summary

PFT Live: HOF rules deny Junior Seau’s family to speak at ceremony

Junior Seau will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but Hall rules will disallow his daughter, Sydney, to speak at the ceremony.

Hall of Fame talked to Seau’s family, and they’re fine with decision

There might be people still upset at the Pro Football Hall of Fame for not allowing Junior Seau’s family to speak at his induction ceremony. None of those people, however, are the Seau family. According to Jim Trotter of ESPN, the Hall spoke with Seau’s daughter Sydney Seau after last week’s New York Times piece describing…

NFL already plotting response to upcoming film Concussion

While it now appears that the NFL didn’t try to muzzle the family of soon-to-be Hall of Famer Junior Seau in order to avoid a potential concussion-related embarrassment, the NFL already is making plans for the potential concussion-related embarrassment that it never will be able to silence. Per a league source, owners spent significant time…

Report says Junior Seau's family not allowed to speak at HOF enshrinement

Junior Seau's Hall of Fame enshrinement went from awkward and sad to really messy with the release of a New York Times story on Friday afternoon. According to the Times, Seau's family will not be allowed to speak at his Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Show More Summary

If Junior Seau's Daughter Can't Speak at the Hall of Fame, No One Should

Don’t pick up the phone when the Pro Football Hall of Fame calls, Rodney Harrison. They will want you to speak for Junior Seau at the induction ceremony, and you don’t want to do it. Ditto for you, Bobby Ross. Let them leave a message; you’ll get back to them in September. Show More Summary

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