Junior Seau

Former NFL player Kevin Turner, left, suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Former players Dorsey Levens, center, and Bill Bergey listen during a a news conference in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Mixed emotions from NFL players on settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — The hundreds of millions of dollars the NFL is ready to pay former players sounds great, until you stretch it out over 20 years and divide it among thousands of people. […]

08/31/2013

Oct. 7, 2007 photo of New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau.  (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and other brain disorders they blame on the violent, bone-crunching […]

08/29/2013

Junior Seau

Seau’s family sues NFL over brain injuries

(AP) — 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 while playing football.

01/23/2013

Junior Seau

Researchers: NFL’s Seau had a brain disease

(AP) — 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.

01/10/2013

Burglar breaks into Junior Seau's home

(AP) – Police say a thief burglarized the garage of Junior Seau’s Oceanside home days after the former NFL star’s suicide. A burglar crawled through a doggy door into Seau’s garage at about 2 p.m. […]

05/16/2012

Chaplain: Seau's brain to be donated for research

(AP) – The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries. San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell says the family made the decision Thursday. Seau, a […]

05/04/2012

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