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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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  • Amses: NFL’s fading memories - Times Argus
    ... between football and brain damage ... years, and at least two — Dave Duerson and Junior Seau — did so in ... confirm what he and his ...
    01/28/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Link
  • Concussions: Settlement or not, it's an issue that won't go away for ... - Star Ledger
    It is believed that brain damage led ... in recent years, including former stars like Junior Seau and Dave ... For the record, the Seau family ...
    01/28/2015 - 2:58 pm | View Link
  • X's and O's: Former 49er Dwight Hicks in Play That Tackles Football ... - SF Weekly
    ... is all tied up with family memories. ... how the violent sport affects the brain. This was shortly after former pro player Junior Seau had ...
    01/27/2015 - 1:16 pm | View Link
  • Brain exam reveals former Patriot Mosi Tatupu suffered from CTE - Sporting News
    A posthumous brain exam revealed that ... Tatupu said that the family had ... Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May 2012, and Jovan ...
    01/27/2015 - 10:50 am | View Link
  • The Season from Hell - GQ US
    After the election, the family moved ... NFL's Mild Traumatic Brain Injury ... Relatives of Junior Seau, who committed suicide in 2012, are ...
    01/26/2015 - 8:25 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    01/23/2013 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    01/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Junior Seau's family donates brain for research
    Seau's family has agreed to donate his brain for research. (US Presswire) A few days after Junior Seau fatally shot himself in the chest, his family members said they would donate his brain to researchers studying the brains of deceased former NFL players ...
    07/12/2012 - 10:24 am | View Link
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  • In Brawl For Seau Brain, a Proxy War Over Concussion ...
    Inside the autopsy room of the San Diego County medical examiner’s office, Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist, carefully sliced Junior Seau’s brain with a long ...
    01/28/2015 - 11:06 pm | View Website
  • Junior Seau
    Tiaina Baul "Junior" Seau Jr. (SAY -ow ; January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012) was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). Known for his passionate playing ...
    01/27/2015 - 11:04 am | View Website
  • Junior Seau's family opens up to '60 Minutes Sports' about ...
    Junior Seau’s family described the likely Hall of Famer’s tragic last years in an interview with 60 Minutes Sports scheduled to air later this week.
    01/5/2015 - 11:59 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
  • Junior Seau's family rejects NFL concussion settlement
    The family of Junior Seau, the 12-time Pro Bowl linebacker who committed suicide in 2012, plans to move forward with its wrongful death lawsuit against the ...
    09/2/2014 - 9:25 pm | View Website
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