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1985 Chicago Bears still buzzworthy

Ignore their misguided detractors -- Super Bowl champs deserved White House honor

Updated: October 8, 2011, 2:11 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-five years later, there was no mistaking the sight of a 52-year-old Jim McMahon sitting behind the president of the United States on the South Lawn of the White House in a suit, tie, white headband and tennis shoes.

For all those pinheads who wish the 1985 Chicago Bears would go away already, there they were again Friday, honored for their contribution as Super Bowl champions, getting overdue attention from Washington for, the nerve of them, being one of the greatest ...

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