Junior Seau

Miami Dolphins linebacker Junior Seau prepares for a game against the Carolina Panthers on September 25, 2005 in Miami. The Dolphins defeated the Panthers 27 to 24.  (Source: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Seau Family Opts Out Of Proposed NFL Settlement

The family of Junior Seau has opted out of a proposed NFL legal settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries.

09/04/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 9:  Junior Seau #55 of the Miami Dolphins lines up during the game with the Buffalo Bills on October 9, 2005 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The bills won 20-14 (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Seau Had Degenerative Brain Disease

Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.

CBS Miami–01/10/2013

Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers

Sports Agenda for Thursday (1/10/13)

With local sports having the night off, I thought I’d address two topics that are making news across the sports world Thursday morning, concussions and football; and separately, the steroids-era in sports. Plus, we’ll update the Heat’s situation as they continue their road trip.

CBS Miami–01/10/2013

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 9:  Junior Seau #55 of the Miami Dolphins lines up during the game with the Buffalo Bills on October 9, 2005 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The bills won 20-14 (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Seau’s Family To Donate Brain For Research

The family of the late Junior Seau has decided to donate the former NFL stars brain to researchers looking for evidence of damage as the result of concussions, according to the San Diego Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell.

CBS4–05/04/2012

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 9:  Junior Seau #55 of the Miami Dolphins lines up during the game with the Buffalo Bills on October 9, 2005 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The bills won 20-14 (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Junior Seau’s Death Ruled A Suicide

The San Diego County coroner had ruled the death of Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Junior Seau a suicide.

CBS4–05/03/2012

(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)  Linebacker Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots, a former Miami Dolphin,  during warm ups at Reliant Stadium on January 3, 2010

Sports Agenda for Thursday (5/3/12)

Chris Bosh shows where his priorities should be; the Heat can expect small ball tonight; Heath Bell is pitching like Heathcliff Huxtable; a quick kudos to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; and a final note on the passing of Junior Seau.

CBS4–05/03/2012

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