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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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    Miguel Bonilla took his family on a Disney World ... Parents worry about them becoming the next Junior Seau. ... such a thing until thousands of ...
    12/15/2014 - 9:42 am | View Link
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    Miguel Bonilla took his family on a Disney World excursion last weekend. The climax was overwhelming.
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    On Wednesday, Patriots coach Bill Belichick took some time to talk about one of his former players whos also a legendary Charger: the late Junior Seau, who is a 2015 candidate for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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    When it comes to rooting for an NFL team, 50-year-old Niagara Falls, New York, native Frank Croisdale never really had a choice "In my family, if you weren't a Bills fan you weren't going to have a seat at the dinner table," he says today. "I was born into it." See also: A woman's touching quest to get Grandpa to Fenway one last time Croisdale's been a hardcore Bills supporter ever since. He had ...
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  • Ohio State lineman Kosta Karageorge mourned at funeral in Columbus
    At Wednesday?s funeral, questions remain about the reasons behind Kosta Karageorge?s tragic death.
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  • Doctors to examine brain of deceased OSU player
    After the death of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge, many are asking questions about the effects of head trauma on players.
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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 ...
    09/1/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Junior Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries
    The family of Junior Seau, the likely future Pro Football Hall of Famer who committed suicide last May by shooting himself in the chest, filed a wrongful death suit Wednesday against the National Football League. The suit alleges the league failed to ...
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  • Family of Junior Seau sues NFL
    The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the linebacker's suicide last year was the result of brain disease sparked by violent hits he sustained during his football career. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior ...
    01/23/2013 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL Over Brain Injuries
    Junior Seau's family has filed a lawsuit against the NFL over brain injuries the Chargers legend sustained during his career -- injuries they claim caused him to kill himself. The family filed the wrongful death lawsuit today in San Diego, claiming the ...
    01/23/2013 - 5:39 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 ...
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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 ...
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  • 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.
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    The family of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau will reportedly pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the league, per ESPN.com's Mark Fainaru-Wada and ...
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  • Report: Junior Seau Had Brain Disease
    When he ended his life last year by shooting himself in the chest, Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease often linked with repeated blows to the head.
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  • Junior Seau's family files wrongful death suit vs. NFL
    The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained ...
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