| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Linebacker Junior Seau and quarterback Kurt Warner were among the 113 modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
A total of 99 players and 14 coaches make up the list of 113 nominees, all of whom have been retired at...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Joe DeLamielleure, the Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman, plans to object to the proposed NFL concussion settlement.
“I’m going to tell everyone I know to object,” said DeLamielleure, who played for the Buffalo Bills and...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The late Junior Seau’s family will opt out of the proposed NFL concussion settlement, their attorney said Wednesday.
“We want to lead the way,” said Steve Strauss, the San Diego attorney who represents the family of the 12-time Pro...
| Aug 29, 2014
Mark Edmundson's new memoir about his days playing high school football, "Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game," arrives at a time when the sport's role in American society has become one of serious contradictions.
On the one hand, football...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Contention over the proposed NFL concussion settlement spilled into court filings Thursday when an attorney for the family of the late Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson filed a motion to depose Christopher Seeger, co-lead counsel for the retired...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Almost 6,000 of more than 19,000 former NFL players will develop cognitive problems serious enough to be compensated under the league's proposed concussion settlement, according to documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Dwight Hollier's first career was a passion. His current career is more akin to a crusade.
The Peninsula native and former NFL linebacker counsels players — past, present and future — on life beyond the field. He takes his own experiences...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Graduated Boys' Latin lacrosse standout Shack Stanwick, The Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year, will be featured in a 30-minute documentary titled "Undeniable: The Road to the All-America Game."
The show, which will run...
| Dec 29, 2013
While the National Football League remains the most successful sports entity in America, its foundations are being shaken by a looming health crisis. For more than two decades, evidence has been mounting that concussions associated with playing football...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A Kansas City Chiefs linebacker was suffering from concussion-related brain damage when he went on a rampage and killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012, a new lawsuit claims, and the player's mother wants to hold the team responsible.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Toa Lobendahn has practiced only 14 times at USC, but the freshman's performance during spring workouts has put him on track for a possible starting role on the offensive line in the fall.
With senior Aundrey Walker and third-year sophomore Jordan...