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
The family said that contrary to reports, it did not support the Hall’s policy preventing relatives from speaking at a deceased player’s induction ceremony.
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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.
Terrell Owens is pissed that Junior Seau's family won't be able to speak live at the NFL legend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony... saying the whole thing is "terrible." Seau is set to be posthumously enshrined in…
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…
As the Hall of Fame prepares to posthumously induct Junior Seau next month, the details of his death—and the role that football played in it—are still being met with silence.
Junior Seau will be posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month—but don't expect to hear speeches from his family, who won't be allowed to utter a word. The Hall plans to show a 5-minute video that honors the star linebacker without mentioning Seau's diagnosis of...
Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker penned a letter to the fans Saturday refuting the reports that the HOF denied Junior Seau's family the right to speak at the late Seau's induction ceremony. Baker wrote that it's policy...Show More Summary
The moment at which Junior Seau, the great linebacker who suffered brain damage from playing in the NFL and took his life in 2012, was inducted into the Pro Football of Fame was always going to be an emotional and difficult one. His family continues to struggle with the aftermath of his death and the […]
Junior Seau will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame posthumously in August, but his family won’t be allowed to give (...)
Junior Seau, a former linebacker, committed suicide in 2012 and had a subsequent diagnosis of traumatic brain injury. Pro football’s Hall of Fame said it had ended speeches for deceased inductees.
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…
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
It was not that long ago that the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the presenters for this year’s group of inductees. On the list was Sydney Seau, the daughter of the late Junior Seau, who was chosen for Canton on his first year of eligibility. Show More Summary
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
Citing previous policies on posthumous inductions, the Pro Football Hall of Fame has barred Junior Seau's daughter from commenting during his presentation on Aug. 8.
The family of Junior Seau will not be allowed to address the crowd when the late San Diego Chargers linebacker is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, according to the New York Times.
A look at the Pro Football Hall of Fame's decision to prevent Junior Seau's family from speaking at his induction ceremony next month.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has decided not to let the family of Junior Seau speak at his induction ceremony next month, the New York Times reports. And as quickly as the Times published its report, the public reacted — largely negatively. Junior Seau was not just any player. If his daughter wants to speak, […]