Posted August 16, 2012 on
AP on Fox
Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Steve McMichael says he wants to enter the political field after being a star on the football one.
McMichael was a fan favorite as a member of the Super Bowl-winning Bears and he says he plans to run for mayor of Romeoville, Ill. McMichael is co-owner of Mongo McMichael's sports bar in the Chicago suburb.
McMichael moved to the village in April. He says he was prompted to run by his desire to help the district where his 4-year-old daughter will attend school and conversations he's had with customers at his sports bar. It will be his first time running for office.
McMichael discounts his lack of political experience, saying he didn't have any experience at professional football or wrestling and he was successful at both.
BEST OF MAXIM
The ad wizards over at NFL apparel recently decided to put together this classic commercial starring Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and Bears offensive lineman, Roberto Garza.
The commercial was for the NFL women's apparel line and answers the age old question, "What does Roberto Garza look like in a Jay Cutler jersey?"
(Courtesy of Facebook)
- Former WCW United States Champion and Chicago Bears defensive tackler Steve “Mongo” McMichael announced Thursday on the Waddle and Sylvie Show (ESPN 1000 Chicago) that he will be running for mayor of Romeoville, Illinois.
McMichael, who owns Mongo McMichael’s restaurant and sports bar in Romeoville, said he was encouraged to run by his customers, who are unhappy with various...
It's not the news Bears fans wanted to hear, but I think we all knew this might happen.
Yesterday Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent an arthroscopic surgical procedure on his ailing left knee.
For the last two weeks or so, Urlacher has been held out of practices due to recurring pain in that knee.
It's the same knee he injured on New Year's Day. A...
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher isn't counting missed practices or offseason surgeries. He's keeping but one thing top of mind during training camp. "Sept. 9. Ask me another question, I'll tell you Sept. 9," Urlacher said, repeating his stated goal of playing in the 2012 regular-season opener against the Colts. "That's my goal, and that's what...
Lost in all the hoopla surrounding the left tackle battle is the health of Gabe Carimi and his knee. We still don't know how healthy Carimi's knee is and will he be able to handle the grind of a 16 game season.
Early on in camp Carimi's knee didn't even hold up through the rigors of training camp and there are reports that Carimi has at times looked uncomfortable...
Israel Idonije talks about playing DT for the first time in three years, Corey Wootton and Shea McClellin discuss RGIII, notes from the final training camp practice and more.
– As noted earlier here on the website, former WCW United States Champion and Chicago Bears defensive tackler Steve “Mongo” McMichael announced Thursday on the Waddle and Sylvie Show (ESPN 1000 Chicago) that he will be running for mayor of Romeoville, Illinois.
McMichael, who owns Mongo McMichael’s restaurant and sports bar in Romeoville, said he was encouraged to run by...