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Did Dave Mirra Suffer From The Same Concussion-Related Condition As Junior Seau?

This is still such a shock to us — and as we learn more about investigators' findings, it may be a shock to them, too. BMX legend Dave Mirra apparently committed suicide on Thursday, and now authorities in Greenville, North Carolina where he made his home believe there may be a specific reason the extreme sports [...]

Football’s Polynesian moment: Samoa’s athletic outliers are paying a steep price for their commitment to the game

The things that make them so good at football also make them most vulnerable--as embodied by the great Junior Seau

Ian Seau gets the spotlight and shadow that comes with the last name of a legend

The nephew of Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau is etching his own name into the family legacy. CARSON, Calif. -- Ian Seau became the first Nevada player to ever earn back-to-back All-Mountain West honors and racked up 18.5 tackles...Show More Summary

Former NFL Star Antwaan Randle El's Post-Retirement Health Problems Are Heartbreaking

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau would have turned 47 on Tuesday. He didn’t, though, because in 2012 he shot himself in the chest. A year after his suicide, it was revealed that Seau suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathyShow More Summary

How Junior Seau’s Daughter Wants You To Remember Her Father

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

On the afternoon of what would’ve been the Hall of Fame linebacker’s 47th birthday, Junior Seau’s daughter Sydney called for us all to pay tribute to her father by becoming more knowledgeable about the disease that killed him: chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Show More Summary

Sydney Seau's touching birthday message for her late father, Junior Seau

Today you would be turning 47 and I would be making old man jokes. Happy birthday dad, I love you forever and always (...)

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 ESPN.com, 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 Sister -- I'm Fearful for Wes Welker ... Reconsider NFL Comeback

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Junior Seau's sister says she doesn't want to see Wes Welker end up suffering from CTE like her brother -- and is advising the wide receiver to seriously reconsider his NFL comeback.  Welker has been out of football since last year -- and it…

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

Junior Seau’s Daughter Gives Dad’s HOF Acceptance Speech (Video)

6 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

On Saturday, Junior Seau was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Accepting the honor on his behalf was Seau’s daughter, Sydney Seau, and while the NFL was originally going to forbid her from giving an acceptance speech for her father, they eventually lightened their stance and allowed Sydney to provide the audience at […]

Are You Ready For Some Football?! [Y-not]

This weekend the NFL Hall of Fame inducted several new members, including Jerome Bettis. Junior Seau was also inducted, but that was marred somewhat by the controversy surrounding his death. This weekend also saw the passing of HoF member Frank...

Junior Seau's Daughter Delivers Emotional Speech from Hotel Room, Not Hall of Fame

6 months agoSports : Vice: Sports

Sydney Seau fulfills her father's wishes by delivering the heartfelt speech that the NFL didn't want to hear.

Blocked By Hall, Junior Seau's Kid Gives Speech Anyway

Junior Seau bulldozed his way through 20 seasons in the NFL as one of the game's fiercest competitors and elite linebackers. Yesterday, he was inducted into Canton for his efforts— three years after he killed himself and was subsequently found to have degenerative brain disease linked to all those blows...

Junior Seau’s Daughter’s Tribute Brings The Audience To Tears [Video]

Junior Seau’s daughter delivered a heartfelt video tribute when she presented her late father for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the emotional moment brought audience members to tears. As reported by the New York Times,...Show More Summary

Here’s the speech Junior Seau’s daughter couldn’t give at Hall of Fame

6 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Sydney Seau, the daughter of the late Junior Seau, presented her father for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a moment that packed an emotional wallop. But it was also a controversial moment because the Hall of Fame limited Sydney’s comments, saying that players inducted posthumously were to be presented only with a […]

Charles Haley's Hall Of Fame Speech Was The Moment Needed On Mental Health Issues

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

While the Pro Football Hall of Fame did not allow Junior Seau's family to deliver a speech on his behalf at Saturday's ceremony, the topic of mental health issues and football did not go unaddressed. Many of the headlines leading upShow 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

Seau Inducted Into Pro Football Hall of Fame

The daughter of the late Junior Seau was emotional but composed as the linebacker was among six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday.

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