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News to know
Former NFL star Junior Seau was found dead in his home Wednesday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. The linebacker who starred most of his career for the San Diego Chargers and finished his career with the New England Patriots was 43.
In other football news, four players who participated in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty program were suspended by the NFL on Wednesday. The players are Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma. The men are accused of trying to injure other players, and their suspensions vary. The Saints’ coach, Sean Payton, was suspended for the entire season for his role in the program.
Quote of note
"I have regrets about not being smarter about how to run." – Newt Gingrich, talking to USA Today about his presidential campaign, which officially ended Wednesday. He also said he had no regrets about running for president.
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