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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2011 file photo, former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon speaks during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, honoring the Bears' 1985 Super Bowl XX win. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia, announced Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million. The plaintiffs include at least 10 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with McMahon. The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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