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Peter King Has Important News About Adrian Peterson’s Smile

PK wants you to know that not letting Junior Seau's family speak at his enshrinement is the right thing because bylaws.

Junior Seau’s Family Not Allowed To Speak At His Enshrinement Ceremony

The Pro Football Hall of Fame won't allow Sydney Seau to speak at her father's enshrinement, instead it will show a five-minute video.

NFL Breaking $16 Million Brain Research Pledge

Almost five years ago, soon after the suicide of linebacker Junior Seau, the NFL announced it was donating $30 million to the National Institutes of Health for brain research. At the end of August, it appears that partnership will expire, with $16 million of the money still unspent. Show More Summary

NIH to walk away from $16 million of NFL gift for brain research

Five years ago, four months after the suicide of legendary linebacker Junior Seau, the NFL donated $30 million to the National Institutes of Health for brain research. At the time, the league said its “unrestricted gift” was the largest donation in its history and would help fund a new Sports and...

How the NFL Life Line is saving lives 5 years after the Junior Seau tragedy

The program offers current and former NFL players, staff and their families a hotline and online chat services for anyone with suicidal thoughts. It was five years ago this month that the NFL launched its suicide-prevention hotline, NFL Life Line. The anniversary date is no accident. Show More Summary

Remembering Junior Seau: San Diego's Heart Broke Five Years Ago Today

9 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Junior Seau’s death five years ago Tuesday, broke the heart of my hometown.

Nephew of late Hall of Famer Junior Seau signs with Bills

Bills sign defensive end Ian Seau, nephew of late Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau        

Bills sign Ian Seau

The nephew of the late Hall of Famer Junior Seau is getting another chance in the NFL. The Bills announced today that they have signed defensive end Ian Seau. Seau signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent, made some plays in the preseason and was heavily featured on Hard Knocks, but he was…

Retired NFL Player Lance Briggs Says He’s Battling CTE

10 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

You’ve heard some of the names before – Jovan Belcher, Dave Duerson, Adrian Robinson Jr. and Junior Seau – Who all battled with having CTE and ultimately took their own lives as a result. Former Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs, who had a 12-year career with the franchise, teamed with to develop the multi-episode original production […]

Families of Junior Seau, others affected by CTE push for disease awareness, brain donation in Houston

Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was an area legend. (AP) There is generally no shortage of press conferences and events at the media center during Super Bowl week. On Monday, there was one set for a first-time event:...Show More Summary

Former NFL doctor gets probation in Junior Seau case

David Chao was accused of gross negligence in caring for the linebacker before his 2012 suicide.        

Seau Foundation makes $250K donation to UC San Diego

The Junior Seau Foundation has pledged $250,000 to support brain injury research and education at the University of California, San Diego        

When Celebrities Die By Suicide That Makes News

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD When celebrities take their lives that makes the news. Some page one people have included Robin Williams (age 63), Kurt Cobain (27), Junior Seau (43), Marilyn Monroe (36), Vincent Van Gogh (37), Hunter Thompson (67), Sylvia Plath (30), Virginia Woolf (59), Ernest Hemingway (61), and others we have known and admired. Show More Summary

Su’a Cravens: I’m one of the best USC football players ever

Frank Gifford. Mike Garrett. O.J. Simpson. Lynn Swann. Ronnie Lott. Bruce Matthews. Charles White. Anthony Munoz. Marcus Allen. Junior Seau. Carson Palmer. Reggie Bush. And Su’a Cravens? The list of great players in USC history is a long one, but Cravens — Washington’s second-round draft pick this season — thinks he belongs on that list.…

Bozell & Graham Column: America's Wrong to Love Football?

The NFL has a serious PR problem with concussions. NFL star Junior Seau committed suicide in 2012 to underline the issue. Count on flower children at NPR to go over the edge with this issue. The problem isn't the size and strength, and therefore power of professional football players. Show More Summary

Aspiring Ram Ian Seau, nephew of Hall of Famer Junior Seau, looks to make his own impact in NFL

The resemblance between Ian Seau and his late uncle, pro football Hall of Famer Junior Seau, is in determination more than DNA, more striking in their love of family, football and the ukulele than in their facial features. Ian Seau, one of 19 undrafted rookie free agents who participated in the...

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