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Family of Junior Seau will allow his brain to be studied

Former USC and NFL star died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.OCEANSIDE -- The family of deceased NFL star Junior Seau has decided to allow researchers to study his brain for evidence of damage as the result of concussions, San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell said.

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    09/30/2014 - 11:39 am | View Link
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    Report Shows Jovan Belcher Had Brain Damage -
    09/30/2014 - 10:01 am | View Link
  • Head trauma is the NFL’s biggest tragedy: Arthur - Toronto Star Online
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    09/30/2014 - 8:46 am | View Link
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  • Concussion safety in football: How safe are players?
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    08/30/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
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  • Junior Seau’s family rejects NFL brain injury settlement
    SAN DIEGO – Relatives of the late Chargers star Junior Seau decided to opt out of a proposed settlement between the NFL and about 4,500 former players over brain injuries sustained by concussions, according to the family attorney. A settlement of $765 ...
    09/2/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Junior Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries
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    01/23/2013 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • Family of Junior Seau sues NFL
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    01/23/2013 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau’s family sues NFL over brain injuries
    Junior Seau played for three NFL teams, including the New England Patriots. (Charles Krupa / AP) The family of Junior Seau has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, alleging that he committed suicide because of brain disease caused by repeated violent hits over ...
    01/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Family of Seau Decides to Give Brain for Study
    Shawn Mitchell, the Chargers’ chaplain and a pastor with New Venture Christian Fellowship, said that he had been in touch with the Seau family and that they decided to allow researchers to examine Seau’s brain for signs of trauma. “Junior was ...
    05/4/2012 - 3:47 pm | View Link
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  • Junior Seau
    Tiaina Baul "Junior" Seau Jr. (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012) was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). Known for his passionate playing style, he ...
    10/20/2014 - 10:27 am | View Website
  • Family of former Chargers star Junior Seau rejects NFL ...
    From Yahoo Sports: Family members of former San Diego Chargers star Junior Seau, who killed himself in 2012, have rejected the recent settlement of a ...
    09/4/2014 - 3:36 am | View Website
  • Junior Seau's Family Opts Out of NFL Concussion Settlement
    NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Junior Seau has opted out of a proposed NFL legal settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries.
    09/3/2014 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • Junior Seau family rejects NFL brain injury settlement ...
    SAN DIEGO – Relatives of the late Chargers star Junior Seau decided to opt out of a proposed settlement between the NFL and about 4,500 former players over brain ...
    09/3/2014 - 1:07 am | View Website
  • Junior Seau's Family Reportedly Will Proceed with Wrongful ...
    The family of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau will reportedly pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the league, per's Mark Fainaru-Wada and ...
    09/3/2014 - 12:31 am | View Website
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