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2014-07-16 16:24:06

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new investigative report by KGTV, the ABC affiliate in San Diego, reported on the California Medical Board's failure to police negligent doctors, like former Chargers team physician Dr. David Chao. KGTV previously reported that Dr. Chao, a known substance-abuser, could be responsible for the May 2012 suicide of former linebacker Junior Seau. "The nexus between physician substance abuse, reckless prescribing, and...

2012-05-05 23:01:19

Football history lost a great player and Hall of Fame-er when Junior Seau committed suicide yesterday. Therapist and football fan Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil urges scientific community to use Seau's death as a call to action to further study the link between suicides and concussions. Football players often sustain multiple concussions throughout their career, and as players' lives end in tragedy the connection must be explored. Seau played in the 1994 Superbowl - eight defensive players from that...

2008-12-25 11:31:28

New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau said he does not plan to press charges against a fan who was arrested after tackling him on the sidelines of a game. Todd Kobus, 31, of Attleboro, Mass., was arrested after jumping on Seau during Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, WCVB-TV, Boston, reported Thursday. Kobus pleaded not guilty Monday to trespassing and assault and battery charges in Wrentham District Court. During the hearing, he referred to the incident as a stupid lapse in...

2008-12-05 10:25:41

Linebacker Junior Seau, a 12-time Pro Bowl selection, has re-signed with the New England Patriots, the NFL team said Friday. The 39-year-old Seau will be in his 19th NFL season. He played in 16 games for New England last year and spent the off-season recovering from surgery on a torn rotator cuff. He had retired in August 2006 but signed with the Patriots four days later. Seau also played for the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins in his 257-game NFL career. He has 1,870 tackles, 56.5...

2006-08-18 18:28:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New England Patriots signed free agent linebacker Junior Seau on Friday, just four days after the 12-time Pro Bowler announced his retirement. Seau, 37, held an emotional farewell-to-the-NFL news conference on Monday in San Diego. The 6-foot-3, 248-pound linebacker had been injured for most of the past two seasons with the Miami Dolphins and was released by the club in March after missing 17 games in two seasons. He appeared to have misgivings on Monday...

2006-08-14 22:53:43

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Linebacker Junior Seau retired from the National Football League on Monday, ending a 16-year career that featured 12 Pro Bowl selections. Seau starred with his hometown San Diego Chargers for 13 seasons and played the last three years with the Miami Dolphins, and he elected to end his career at a farewell press conference in San Diego on Monday. "I don't look at it as a retirement," Seau told reporters. "I look at it as a graduation. "I'm graduating to wherever...

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