Jim McMahon supports brain studies

Updated: November 10, 2010, 8:39 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It was during Super Bowl media day in February when Jim McMahon was first approached and asked to get involved with the Sports Legacy Institute, which was formed three years ago to "solve the concussion crisis" in sports.

More than that, Boston University researchers want to study McMahon's brain as part of their ongoing mission to treat and prevent the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. McMahon's comments have indicated that he's a good candidate.

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