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Different version of ’85 Bears; Real Sports story of how team abused painkillers and pills

There have been numerous stories about the ’85 Bears, but none quite like this. The latest edition of “Real Sports” (HBO, Tuesday, 10 p.m. ET) will feature a report by Bryant Gumbel that alleges the players from that team used excessive painkillers and narcotics to get on the field back then. It contributed to many of them being severely debilitated nearly 30 years later. ...
Via Sherman Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO doing yet another 1985 Chicago Bears feature; NO ONE CARES

It’s not just Chicagoans who are sick of the 1985 Chicago Bears; it’s everybody. Every five years there’s an anniversary of the 1985 Chicago Bears that “needs” to be “celebrated” for some reason. In 1995, we reached the saturation point. This was on the heels of the infamous Saturday Night Live sketch which brought us all lots of laughs and good times in the early...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

1985 Bears Squad Talks Suicide, Drugs and Alcohol

The underbelly of the National Football League during the 1980’s isn’t something that is focused on a great deal. It, however, brings up some disturbing memories from players of that era. This was brought to the forefront in a segment on an all-new episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.  Speaking to the veteran journalist, former Bears plays candidly discuss the...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The five worst quarterbacks to win the Super Bowl

When you think of Super Bowl champions, the first thing that comes to mind is greatness. Usually, the team raising the Lombardi Trophy has a multitude of star players, especially at quarterback. However, there are the exceptions. Over the 48-year history of the Super Bowl, the starting quarterback of the winning team has become a Hall of Famer 23 times. Once you assume Brett Favre...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Athlete’s 10 Worst Commercials

There are three things an athlete looks forward to when they finally make it big. Of course being a pro, signing an autograph for the first time, and endorsement deals. Thing is, endorsements ultimately mean starring in horribly bad commercials. Well we were able to uncover some of those horrifically bad commercials, starring some of your favorite Chicago sports stars and just knew...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The best quarterback for every team in the Super Bowl era

Some NFL teams have gotten lucky to field a lot of pretty good quarterbacks over the years. Others, not so much. But for every team, at least ONE QB has stood out since the Super Bowl era began in 1967. I recently ran down a list of the worst quarterback for every team in the Super Bowl era. On the flipside, let’s find out who is/was the best for every team in the same time frame...
Via Down and Distance
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Player convicted of rape fails to close deal with Oldham

LONDON (AP) Ched Evans, the soccer player trying to revive his career after a rape conviction, apologized Thursday for ''the effects'' of his actions as his bid to join English club Oldham seems to have fallen through. The former Manchester City and Sheffield United striker maintains he was wrongly convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room in 2011. He was released...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Convicted rapist Ched Evans issues apology

Ched Evans has issued a "wholehearted apology" for the effects of his actions in 2011 but continues to maintain his innocence over his rape conviction. Evans, whose move to sign for Oldham has fallen through, has also condemned social media abuse of the woman he was found guilty of raping. In a statement issued to the Press Association via the Professional Footballers' Association...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oldham appears to scrap plans to sign convicted rapist

LONDON (AP) English club Oldham appears to have abandoned plans to give a convicted rapist Ched Evans a route back into soccer. Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon announced on Thursday: ''I understand Oldham Athletic's move to sign Ched Evans is off.'' McMahon added that ''the reputation of our club and town'' has been affected by the public debate over Evans' future in the game...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wife of Former Chicago Cub Gets Drunk and Does Sexy Dance in Front of Clubhouse

Former Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus was traded way back in 2013; however, his wife, Kim DeJesus, still considers the Windy City her hometown. Thus, it should come of no surprise to see that she was out enjoying herself at a Cubs game back in August of 2014. It’s not everyday though we get to see Kim DeJesus drunk. Luckily, like many other gorgeous women in today’s day...
Via Sports Mockery
22 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Cougars could learn from Utes

The BYU football program could learn a thing or two from their rivals up north. Look, I hate the Utes more than most. I’ve even been called a “10%er” (the newest Twitter term for fans who irrationally and immaturely hate their rival). But after watching Utah battle the Ducks the other night on ESPN, I was reminded about the one thing that Utah has had since Urban Meyer and...
Via TornBySports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowls

There was no BCS to make sure Nos. 1 and 2 played each other after the 1982 regular season. That left No. 1 Nebraska facing No. 4 Miami in what was expected to be a coronation for the powerful Cornhuskers. It ended up being one of the great games in college football history, spawning a superpower in south Florida. Ahead of the college football season, The Associated Press asked its...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL seeks to dismiss former players' painkillers lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. NFL lawyers in court papers deny the allegations and argue that the former players waited too long to file...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. NFL lawyers in court papers deny the allegations and argue that the former players waited too long to...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Chicago Bears games are a reminder of greatness

5. December 8, 1940 Chicago 73 Washington 0 NFL Championship Game The Chicago Bears lost a regular game encounter with Washington on November 17, 1940 by the score of 7-3. Wikipedia: After the contest, Redskins owner George Preston Marshall told reporters that the Bears were crybabies and quitters when the going got tough. As the Bears prepared for the rematch, Chicago head coach...
Via Patriots Life
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Loose Broncos are dangerous Broncos

Would a guy who properly uses the word “narrative” in a sentence generally be considered to be loose? It’s not likely. Especially if said guy is a football player. Even more especially if the word was used during a postgame interview on a local radio station. No, the guy who’s able to freely whip out “narrative” outside of a game of Scrabble is probably pretty damn sharp...
Via Mile High Sports
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Refused to Trade Jim McMahon for Future Hall of Famer

The days of owners and GM’s making trades on bar napkins may be in the past, but there are still several should’ve, would’ve, could’ve trades that may have been discussed that never quite happened. One of which, Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey revealed, was the decision of the Chicago Bears to not trade Jim McMahon to the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders for Howie Long...
Via Sports Mockery
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah State At BYU: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Friday night's game for the Wagonwheel, ended with a wounded BYU handing it over to Utah State. No matter what side of the fence you sit on, there was plenty of good, bad, and ugly on either side; let's consider the following.The Good:The game started on a good note for BYU when fans saw that after so many years, former BYU quarterback Jim McMahon got inducted into BYU's hall of...
Via Football Nation
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

While Most Americans Watched Baseball, BYU’s Dreams Came Crashing Down Last Night

This has been a great week in American sports on numerous levels. The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles — two franchises that made the Major League Baseball postseason every year but once in a nine-season span from 1976 through 1984 — are now one win apiece from meeting in the American League Championship Series. Both franchises stood in the shadow of the New York Yankees...
Via The Student Section
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

While Most Americans Watched Baseball, BYU’s Dreams Came Crashing Down Last Night

This has been a great week in American sports on numerous levels. The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles — two franchises that made the Major League Baseball postseason every year but once in a nine-season span from 1976 through 1984 — are now one win apiece from meeting in the American League Championship Series. Both franchises stood in the shadow of the New York Yankees...
Via Bloguin Best
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Jim McMahon Wears Awesome Floral Jacket the Night BYU Retires His Jersey

Friday night former BYU legend Jim McMahon returned to his old stomping grounds so the school could honor him by retiring his jersey. To commemorate the moment McMahon--being the unique guy that he is--decided to throw down with an awesome floral jacket.Yeah, you know you want one.@cjzero Loading...
Via FatManWriting
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU retires Jim McMahon's No. 9

PROVO, Utah (AP) BYU retired Jim McMahon's No. 9 jersey during its game against Utah State on Friday night, a day after the former quarterback was inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame. The 55-year-old McMahon recently graduated, a requirement for the number retirement and hall of fame. He had to complete four classes, which was not an easy task for the former NFL star...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim McMahon’s Sex Appeal is Off the Charts with Flower Suit Coat

Jim McMahon was inducted into the BYU Hall of Fame on Friday night and the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 BYU faces Utah State; McMahon to be honored

Make room, Steve Young. Scoot over, Ty Detmer. Another BYU quarterback legend is about to be honored. Jim McMahon will have his number retired and displayed inside the stadium in a halftime ceremony during the game between No. 18 BYU (4-0) and Utah State (2-2) on Friday night in Provo, Utah. For a change, the quirky character dubbed the ''Punky QB'' will be on the receiving end when...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  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.
Via Sports Mockery
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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