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BYU to retire Jim McMahon’s number 9 Jersey

Brigham Young University will honor former QB Jim McMahon by retiring his number 9 Jersey during the halftime game against Utah State on October 3rd. McMahon will also be be inducted into the Cougar’s Hall of Fame the night before. Five other players in BYU history have had their number jersey retired: Eldon “The Phantom” Fortie (No. 40), Marion Probert (No. 81), Steve Young...
Via NCAA Football Zone
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

#TBT: Hilarious Coke Commercial Featuring Jim McMahon and The Fridge

Ranked as the 58th best Super Bowl commercial by Viral Video Chart, this hilarious “Coke” ad features Jim McMahon and William “The Refrigerator” Perry. #TBT   62 total views, 62 views today The post #TBT: Hilarious Coke Commercial Featuring Jim McMahon and The Fridge appeared first on ✶ Sports Mockery ✶ Chicago Breaking Sports.
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nearly 4 decades after enrolling at BYU, former Bears QB Jim McMahon will graduate

Nearly four decades after enrolling at BYU, former Cougars star and Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is eligible for graduation.McMahon has completed his course requirements and will get his diploma in either the winter or the spring, according to the Deseret News.Very cool.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Jim McMahon Is The Sausage King, Talks About Suicide

Posted to Chicago BearsJim McMahon recently appeared on the Today Show wearing a “Sausage King of Chicago” shirt, what a cool cat. McMahon has been in the news lately regarding his involvement in the lawsuit regarding prescription drugs against the NFL, he’s also recently talked about suicide. McMahon is also among about 500 former players in a class-action suit against the...
Via Sports Mockery
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim McMahon considered suicide, talks about dementia

Those familiar with the Chicago Bears and former quarterback Jim McMahon are well aware of his struggles with dementia. McMahon, 54, is best known as the quarterback of the 1985 Super Bowl winning Bears team but since his NFL career ended he has struggled with memory loss and has had thoughts of committing suicide. “I try to stay as close as I could to (girlfriend Laurie Navon...
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy Jim McMahon’s Scottsdale, AZ Home For $2.4 Million

Jim McMahon appears to have had enough of all the golfing and drinking he does in Arizona. The former Chicago Bears QB is selling his Scottsdale mansion for just under $2.4 million. The place boasts an outdoor paradise and one of the coolest home offices we’ve ever seen. According to Realtor, this is McMahon’s second major real estate dump since 2009 when he sold a Chicago-area...
Via Busted Coverage
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim McMahon Says He Would Have Played Baseball if He Knew What Football Head Injuries Could Do to Him

For years, Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon was the image of a rock 'n' roll persona in the NFL: the hit-absorbing gunslinger who played hard on and off the field. In recent years, however, McMahon has been the image of the burgeoning tragedy of former NFL players who are fighting dementia or other life-altering injuries incurred from their days in the league. As research...
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-QB Jim McMahon talks of early-stage dementia

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. In an interview with Fox affiliate WFLD-TV, aired Wednesday, the 53-year-old McMahon says he knows where he's going when in an airport. But when...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Bears QB McMahon sued over loans

In an attempt to recover $104 million, federal authorities have sued former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and eight others involved in a now-failed bank that was at the center of the campaign for President Obama's old U.S. Senate seat. Seven former directors -- including McMahon -- and two officers of Broadway Bank ignored federal warnings about just how risky some of...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Past NFL Greats: Jim McMahon

Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon was considered a lot of things; cocky, flamboyant, and fragile, just to name a few.  Despite whatever colorful adjective commentators and analysts used to describe McMahon there is one that is often not associated with him; greatness.  But make no mistake about it — Jim McMahon is a past NFL great. McMahon was selected out of BYU by...
Via The Penalty Flag
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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