Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon. (Getty Images)

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

A $675 million cap has been lifted, and there’s a tiered system for payouts to ex-pros.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon talks about the effects concussions have had on his health, including dementia and severe migraines, which led to thoughts of suicide. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

McMahon: ‘I Wouldn’t Be Here’ If I Kept Guns At Home

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon was in Chicago on Tuesday ahead of the Sports Legacy Institute’s first annual Chicago gala Wednesday evening, when he’ll be honored for becoming a public face of concussions in the NFL.

06/17/2014

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots leaves the field after an injury. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL’s ‘Culture Of Coercion’ Destroying Players

A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.

05/23/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Supplied Drugs

Three ’85 Bears, including Jim McMahon, are central figures in the lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

Jim McMahon. (Getty Images)

Report: Former ’85 Bears File Super Bowl Shuffle Lawsuit

There’s controversy brewing over the ’85 Bears’ famed Super Bowl Shuffle.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2014

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Great Moments In Ditka History

While a lot of focus was on some more popular clips of Ditka the player and Ditka the coach, I feel much of the true Ditka was not highlighted enough Monday

670 The Score–12/10/2013

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon (CBS)

Jim McMahon: No Longer ‘Have Thoughts Of Killing Myself’

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon has dealt with his fair share of issues since he walked away from the NFL in 1996 after a 15-year career.

670 The Score–08/30/2013

William Perry. (Credit Getty Images.)

Throwback: McMahon, The Fridge Star In Coca-Cola Commercial

It’s not quite Thursday yet, but we can still throw it back a bit.

670 The Score–06/05/2013

Jim McMahon. (Credit: Otto Greule/ALLSPORT)

Baffoe: NFL Retirees Getting A Soldier’s Treatment

Celebrate them as they work for us, making us feel good. Buy stock in the slogans. Don attire supporting them. Forget about them once they can’t fight for us anymore. Am I talking about soldiers or football players?

CBS Chicago–05/13/2013

Brian Urlacher looks on during the Bears' final game of the 2012 season.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Need For Urlacher To Retire A Bear

Let’s all stop the stupidity over Brian Urlacher needing to keep some kind of pristine connection to the Bears, as if the mere sight of him limping around the field in any other colors is somehow unthinkable.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Jim McMahon (CBS)

McMahon: ‘I Get A Little Mad At Myself’ Over Dementia Problems

He was thrown through the air, and slammed head first to the ground. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon said he always knew his body would be beaten up by playing football, but he said he did not know the extent of damage being done to his brain.

CBS 2–02/05/2013

Jim McMahon

McMahon: ‘Super Bowl Week Wasn’t A Good Time For Me’

It should have been the crowning career moment for former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon when he helped his team win the Super Bowl. Instead, McMahon, in a sit-down interview with CBS 2’s Dave Savini, says the experience was a nightmare.

CBS 2–02/04/2013

Joe Flacco and Ed Reed.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Weirdest Super Bowl Ever

I’m not really sure what any of that was, but I damn well know I liked it.

670 The Score–02/03/2013

Jim McMahon

McMahon: ‘The Whole Game Has Changed’

Jim McMahon, quarterback for the Super Bowl winning Chicago Bears, shows he still has a special flare.

02/03/2013

Jay Cutler takes a hit from Kareem Jackson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cris Collinsworth Spoke Irresponsibly About Concussions

And here I thought we had turned a corner in our understanding of the seriousness of brain injury, especially in what had appeared to be a newly enlightened – and legally threatened – NFL.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2012

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon (CBS)

Report: Jim McMahon Being Investigated For Bad Bank Loans

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is being investigated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for bad loans handed out by Broadway Bank.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Jay Cutler of the Chicago Bears takes a moment after being taken down after throwing a pass from the end zone by Lawrence Sidbury of the Atlanta Falcons at Soldier Field on September 11, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.

Baffoe: Cutler Will Be Under The FOX Camera Microscope Sunday

By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) We get pretty used to our unusual sports personalities fairly quickly here in Chicago. Jim McMahon was a rebel who eventually was just the quarterback here. Dennis Rodman looked weird and […]

CBS Chicago–09/24/2011

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon (CBS)

Jim McMahon Injured In Nevada Limo Crash

Legendary former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and two others were injured Monday in a limousine accident near Reno, Nev.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Jim McMahon

McMahon Pushing For Concussion Awareness

Jim McMahon was one of the most popular players on the most popular team in Chicago sports history. He helped make memories that Chicago Bears’ fan will never forget.

02/03/2011

Jay Cutler

McMahon: They Would Have Had To Drag Me Out Of That Game

Since Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers preventing the Chicago Bears from making the Super Bowl, Jay Cutler has been the target of everyone’s criticism. Former Bear Jim McMahon was even surprised he didn’t see Cutler back in the game after he left the field.

01/27/2011

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