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Ex-NFL players file suit saying painkillers were easy to get up to 2012

...amended two weeks later to add another 250. The nine named plaintiffs include current ESPN analyst Marcellus Wiley, Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and Hall of Fame defensive lineman Richard Dent.It contends the NFL and its teams, physicians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-18/ex-nfl-players-file-suit-sayi
NFL removes $675 million cap on damages from concussions

...former players have filed suit, some accusing the league of fraud for its handling of concussions. They include former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who suffers from dementia.The original settlement included $675 million for compensatory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-25/nfl-removes-675-million-cap-d
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has passion for basketball

...big ? in Los Angeles." He didn't reply to requests for an interview.Dan Jiggetts, a former lineman for the Chicago Bears, remembers Ballmer from when he managed Harvard's football team in 1975, Jiggetts' senior year as captain. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-02/new-clippers-owner-steve-ball
Retired NFL player Adrian Peterson visits Augusta Christian Schools

...college, Peterson continued to strive for greatness, playing for eight years as a running back in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and playing in Super Bowl XLI."Hard work pays off. I prove it true," Peterson said. "My entire life I set goals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-07/retired-nfl-player-adrian
Seahawks agree to extension with Earl Thomas

...September, but on Monday he entered a plea to reckless operation and received a fine and suspended jail sentence.? Chicago Bears wide receiver Josh Morgan was arrested and charged with punching a man outside a Washington nightclub.DC police spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-04-28/seahawks-agree-extension-earl
Colin Kaepernick receives lucrative six-year extension from 49ers

...more players, bringing the total to 750 plaintiffs.Wiley is the ninth player identified by name, joining former Chicago Bears Jim McMahon, Richard Dent and Keith Van Horne, Jeremy Newberry and others.The lawsuit, which is seeking class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-04/colin-kaepernick-receives-luc
Ex-players say NFL illegally used painkillers

...Press ahead of the filing.The complaint names eight players, including three members of the Super Bowl champion 1985 Chicago Bears: Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent, offensive lineman Keith Van Horne, and quarterback Jim McMahon. Lawyers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-20/ex-players-say-nfl-illegally-
NFL sued by group of ex-players over use of painkillers

...federal court in San Francisco and names eight players as plaintiffs, including three members of the NFL champion 1985 Chicago Bears: quarterback Jim McMahon, Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent and offensive lineman Keith Van Horne.More than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-20/nfl-sued-group-ex-players-ove
Overtime

...3-0 lead but couldn't hold on Monday as their season came to an end. FootballMarshall, Bears reach new dealThe Chicago Bears and Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2017 season.Marshall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-19/overtime
Denver Broncos follow regular routine before Super Bowl

...Natrone Heights, Pa., was working for an airline in Chicago and tending bar at night. He got to know members of the Chicago Bears, who supplied him with tickets early on."After three or four years, I said I have to do this every year," Henschel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-31/denver-broncos-follow-regular