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  • Chargers retire Seau's jersey number

    Chargers retire Seau's jersey number
    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers retired the No. 55 worn by the late linebacker Junior Seau before Sunday's home opener against the Tennessee Titans at Qualcomm Stadium. Seau, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound May 2 at his Oceanside...
  • 1994 Dolphins: Some ex-players succeed, some fall on hard times

    1994 Dolphins: Some ex-players succeed, some fall on hard times
    A heroin dealer in upstate New York. A juvenile court judge in Tennessee. A Stanford grad overseeing $500 million in pension funds for Florida state retirees. A felon who watched his son win the Heisman Trophy from a jailhouse TV. These are your 1994...
  • Battered ex-Dolphins face life of pain when playing days are over

    Battered ex-Dolphins face life of pain when playing days are over
    Few players walk away physically unscathed after a career in professional football. From Greg Baty and his crooked pinky finger to Gene Atkins and his well-documented struggles with dementia, the 1994 Miami Dolphins are no different. Today, with most...
  • Permanent memorial honoring Seau is in the works

    Permanent memorial honoring Seau is in the works
    OCEANSIDE, Calif. - A plan for a memorial in Oceanside honoring Junior Seau is in motion. Junior Seau was a friend with a smile and enthusiasm that could light up any room and a man who gave it his all on and off the field. So for Shannon Sager, owner of...
  • 'Head Games' review: Ouch. And I mean that in a good way.

    'Head Games' review: Ouch. And I mean that in a good way.
    *** (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...
  • Orange Coast Football Preview

    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...
  • Junior Seau's brain tissue to be studied

    Junior Seau's brain tissue to be studied
    SAN DIEGO - Brain tissue from deceased NFL star Junior Seau has been sent to the National Institutes of Health for study to determine whether his brain suffered damage from his football career, the San Diego County medical examiner said Thursday. The...
  • Fans to select next Chargers Hall of Famer

    Fans to select next Chargers Hall of Famer
    SAN DIEGO -- The Chargers announced Monday that fans will be able to vote for the next inductee into the team's Hall of Fame for the first time. Online voting began Monday on the Chargers website and will continue to Sept. 17, when the results will be...
  • Football Dangers: An Increasingly Guilty Pleasure

    Football Dangers: An Increasingly Guilty Pleasure
    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...
  • Concussion concerns grow in high school football

    Concussion concerns grow in high school football
    For many, it's somewhat of a silent epidemic that is turning into a loud problem. High school athletes are suffering brain injuries at alarming rates, and the research is staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...
  • Junior Seau's autopsy reports released

    Junior Seau's autopsy reports released
    SAN DIEGO -- No illegal drugs or alcohol were found in Junior Seau's system following his suicide in May, according to a toxicology report released Monday. The report showed the presence of naproxen and zolpidem in Seau's system. The former Charger had...