Family Member Says Paul Oliver May Not Have Meant To Kill Himself

USA Today has more details on the death of former Chargers safety Paul Oliver, who died last month from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Citing a police report, USA Today paints Oliver as a man who was directionless and possibly depressed at the time of his death. » 10/04/13 3:18pm 10/04/13 3:18pm

The Meaning Of Ryan Freel's "9 Or 10" Concussions

Ryan Freel was "tough." In baseball parlance, that means hustling on every pitch, giving up your body to make the play. These types of players are celebrated, of course. In August 2006, the Cincinnati Enquirer paid tribute to just the latest example of Freel's toughness, a diving catch on the warning track of a long… » 12/24/12 2:45pm 12/24/12 2:45pm

Titans Receiver O.J. Murdock Commits Suicide

Titans wide receiver O.J. Murdock was found suffering from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound early this morning, according to Tampa police. He was in his car parked in front of his high school, where he was an all-county and all-state player in 2005. He was transported to the hospital, where he died about an… » 7/30/12 11:35am 7/30/12 11:35am

Dave Duerson's Funeral Was Held In Chicago Today

Eight days after his teammate committed suicide, former Chicago Bear Richard Dent was among those who carried Dave Duerson's casket into a South Side Baptist church for a memorial service and funeral today. Hundreds of mourners attended. Duerson's youngest son Brock offered one of several eulogies. » 2/26/11 6:00pm 2/26/11 6:00pm