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  • Ex-Bear Chris Zorich charged with failing to file income tax returns

    03/08/2013 10:05:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 7, 2013 12:26PM | Updated: March 8, 2013 2:23AM | Kim Janssen, Federal Courts Reporter
    In an era when star athletes are often seen as overpaid egotists, former Chicago Bear Chris Zorich had built a reputation as an unusually caring athlete. Known for his work to help the needy through his Chris Zorich Foundation every bit as much as for the six seasons he played defensive tackle for the Bears, he was an early supporter of Barack Obama, even appearing next to the future president as he launched his bid for the U.S. Senate in 2003.But his glowing character references took a hit last year when he agreed to pay back his charity nearly $350,000...