| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Just 196 of the estimated 20,000 retired NFL players opted out of the proposed settlement to concussion litigation with the league, according to papers filed in federal court Monday.
Players had until Oct. 14 to opt out, but can revoke the moves up...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
A federal judge denied four motions Thursday seeking to delay the Tuesday deadline for retired players and their families to opt out of the proposed NFL concussion deal.
Attorneys representing the families of late NFL players Lewis Bush and Dave Duerson...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Former USC and NFL fullback Mosi Tatupu, who played for the Trojans in 1974-77, has been selected to the 2015 class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame.
Former USC linebacker Junior Seau was part of the inaugural class last year.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Amid the unrelenting furor surrounding the NFL and domestic violence the past three weeks, a critically important story concerning football, and all collision sports slipped by virtually unnoticed.
A projection was made from NFL documents in the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:28 AM
While football remains far and away our country's most popular sport, in the past few years it has also become our most fraught, thanks to a steady drumbeat of stories underscoring its moral and physical hazards.
The headlines dominating the news for...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...