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Jim McMahon

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  • DEA performs NFL painkiller sweep

    Visiting NFL teams were met Sunday by federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation into the handling and distribution of prescription painkillers, ESPN reported. While no arrests were expected and search...
  • 'Bears Classics' focuses on Walter Payton

    'Bears Classics' focuses on Walter Payton
    It has been 27 years since he last carried a football, and 15 years since his death. Yet for most Bears fans, the memories of Walter Payton always will be as vivid as yesterday. The latest installment of “Bears Classics” features a look at...
  • Chicago's top sports executives show lighter side

    Chicago's top sports executives show lighter side
    Had a tycoon traipsed into a downtown hotel Thursday and offered Bears Chairman George McCaskey $3 billion to buy the team, it would have taken McCaskey longer to order lunch than to answer. "We've been in it for 95 years (and) my brother likes to say...
  • Where are they now: The Bear who turned his back on the Super Bowl

    Where are they now: The Bear who turned his back on the Super Bowl
    In 1979, the Bears made defensive end Al Harris a first-round draft pick (9th overall), out of Arizona State. Harris wound up playing 11 NFL seasons, nine with the Bears and his final two with the Eagles. At 6-5, 250 pounds, Harris was agile and athletic....
  • Editorial: What players' brain damage will cost the NFL

    Editorial: What players' brain damage will cost the NFL
    Chicago football fans need no reminding of the danger the game poses to the brains of players. Former Bears All-Pro safety Dave Duerson dramatized it when he committed suicide in 2011, shooting himself in the chest. He wanted his brain to be intact so...
  • Candlestick burns: Bears usually leave San Francisco embarrassed

    Candlestick burns: Bears usually leave San Francisco embarrassed
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the dreaded jaunt to the San Francisco Bay area. The Bears’ first road trip of the...
  • Luckman ahead of McMahon, Cutler as best Bears QB

    Luckman ahead of McMahon, Cutler as best Bears QB
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame displays more busts of Bears greats than any other team. But there is only one enshrined quarterback, Sid Luckman, who threw his last pass 64 years ago. Since then, there has been no shortage of Bears quarterbacks who were...
  • Sighting: Kate Upton, Justin Verlander dining in Chicago

    Supermodel Kate Upton and the Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander went out for a nice dinner in Chicago the night before news spread that they were one of many celebrities who had their nude photos hacked and leaked online. The couple had dinner...
  • Bears legend Dan Hampton: 'We can light it up'

    Bears legend Dan Hampton: 'We can light it up'
    One of the most feared defensive players in Bears history doesn't think teams respected the team's defense last season, and that bothered him. "If I'm on a golf team and you've got some guy that's a 12-handicap hack, you're saying to yourself, 'I don'...
  • After 37 years, Jim McMahon to graduate from BYU

    After 37 years, Jim McMahon to graduate from BYU
    The Deseret News reports: It took 37 years, but former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon finally has finished up his degree requirements for graduation from Brigham Young. McMahon, 55, was only a few credit hours shy of graduation when he left BYU in 1982...
  • How Bears' latest improbable comeback compares to list of rallies

    How Bears' latest improbable comeback compares to list of rallies
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the art of the comeback. Face it, at some point Sunday night, you probably lost hope...