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  1. DEA investigating potential painkiller use, abuse in NFL

    The DEA has launched an investigation into potential painkiller abuse in the NFL, the New York Daily News reported Saturday, citing three sources familiar with the probe.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  2. NFL agrees to remove $675 million cap on concussion damages

    The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  3. Jim McMahon honored by the Sports Legacy Institute

    Jim McMahon got another rousing ovation in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  4. Ex-Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon talks about struggles with depres...

    Jim McMahon opened up about his struggles with early onset dementia and depression in a gathering with a small group of reporters on Tuesday, issues he believes were brought on by the beating he absorbed playing football.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  5. NFL illegally supplied risky painkilling drugs, former players al...

    A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  6. Ditka: Halas was greatest Bear of all time

    Staff

    Mike Ditka was humble Wednesday when told he was voted No. 3 on ESPNChicago.com's list of the "50 Greatest Bears" of all time, but he was more vocal about a few other players. Ditka thought George "Papa Bear" Halas should have been No. 1 instead o...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  7. McMahon: I should have played baseball

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who is suffering from early-stage dementia, has told a Chicago television station that while he appreciates what football has done for him, if he could do it over, he would play baseball. Re...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  8. Former Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon says, if he could do it over,...

    Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who is suffering from early-stage dementia, has told a Chicago television station that while he appreciates what football has done for him, if he could do it over, he would play baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  9. Fandom's eBay picks of the week

    Paul Lukas

    eBay Photo Remember all the controversy over Bears quarterback Jim McMahon's headband back in 1986? NFL commish Pete Rozelle told him to stop wearing it because it had an unauthorized adidas logo. Now, as you can see above, you can score a whole d...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  10. Historical perspective on Vilma suspension

    Pat Yasinskas

    The season-long suspension of New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma pretty much is unprecedented in the NFL. There have been plenty of one-year suspensions (and some longer) for substance-abuse violations. But Vilma's suspension ranks as on...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  11. Former Chicago Bear Jim McMahon's investment woes; Ryan Leaf's le...

    Lester Munson

    When it looks, sounds and feels too good to be true, it probably is. Jim McMahon found that out the hard way. Plus, what's next for Ryan Leaf.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  12. Jim McMahon, former Chicago Bears, sued over bank's loans

    In an attempt to recover $104 million, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and others involved in a now-failed bank that was at the center of the campaign for President Obama's old U.S. Senate seat.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  13. OTL: Jim McMahon's memory loss

    Kevin Seifert

    Former Chicago Bears (also Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers) quarterback Jim McMahon is part of a class-action lawsuit originally filed last summer against the NFL, claiming the league failed to warn players properly about the dangers of concu...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  14. Video: Outside The Lines -- Jim McMahon

    Jeff Dickerson

    Former Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon says repeated blows to his head during his playing days are taking a toll on him today, which is why he is among the hundreds of former players suing the NFL....

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  15. The infamous hit from the ref's perspective

    Melissa Isaacson

    Jerry Markbreit still has the newspaper photos framed in his den. The first shows Packers defensive tackle Charles Martin on one knee with Bears quarterback Jim McMahon lying on the Soldier Field turf. The second has the NFL veteran referee escorting...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  16. More retired players bring concussion lawsuit vs. NFL in Pennsylv...

    NFL officials conspired to hide evidence linking concussions to dementia and brain disease, seven retired players charge in the latest lawsuit filed on the subject.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012