| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:23 PM
What happened to Daniel Brett is the worst-case scenario.
After constant, excruciating headaches that stemmed from multiple concussions and months of unsuccessful treatment, the 16-year-old chose suicide as the way to free himself from the pain.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:38 PM
El CAJON — Any thoughts that the Orange Coast College football team was building on a potentially special season were likely washed away by a deluge of 35 straight points by host Grossmont Saturday.
Grossmont rallied from a 10-0 deficit to earn a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Raise your hand if you believe the Harbaugh family storyline has been exhausted.
I believe we’ve heard from Mom and Pop Harbaugh, the brothers and the sister. Unless Manti Te’o proclaims he is now going steady with an imaginary Harbaugh...
| Sep 27, 2012
*** (out of four)
At some point your mom or dad probably said, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” Ralphie from “A Christmas Story” knows what I’m talking about.
Many people participating in activities...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Orange Coast (3-1) vs. Grossmont (3-1)
When/where: Saturday, 1 p.m. at Grossmont
Key Pirates: So. TB Robert Penny (440 yards, five TDs rushing); FR. QB Jon Newsom (829 yards, eight TDs passing); So. OLB Nick Cody (44 tackles); So. DE Vince Coleman (34...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The call comes from an unknown number. I pick up and hear an unfamiliar voice.
"This is Brandon Marshall. ... I understand you're trying to find out some information about me."
Marshall — the biggest, and riskiest, addition to the Bears this...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 5:48 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Former San Diego Charger Junior Seau will not face any charges after he drove his SUV off a cliff shortly after being released from jail in connection with a domestic violence case.
"The San Diego County District Attorney's Office has...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Are you ready for some football? First, however, are you ready for some autopsies?
The opening of the NFL training camps coincided with the closing of the investigation into the April suicide by gunshot of Ray Easterling, 62, an eight-season NFL safety...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:02 PM
I'm a football fan, but I don't need to see players destroyed on the field in order to enjoy the game. Junior Seau's untimely death dovetails nicely with Bounty-gate, the recent New Orleans Saints scandal where a couple of coaches offered bonuses to...
| May 3, 2012
Through her tears, Luisa Seau said that there had been no warning of this. How could her son, Junior, who had so much promise in his life and during a glittery football career, want to kill himself? "I don't understand," she wailed.
But Seau, 43, a...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau had no alcohol or illicit drugs in his system when he committed suicide in May.
The toxicology results did show use of the sleep aid zolpidem, which is marketed under the name Ambien.
But, no traces...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:00 PM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- The gun that former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau used to shoot himself in the chest was not registered to him, investigators said Friday.
Detectives are still trying to determine who owns the gun, Oceanside police Lt....