Ex-Chicago Bears Sue Widow Over 'Super Bowl Shuffle'

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 4:43 PM EST) -- Former members of the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears who participated in the famed song “The Super Bowl Shuffle” lodged a suit in Illinois court Friday, two days before this year's game, over royalties generated by the rap track.

Ex-Bears Richard Dent, Steve Fuller, Willie Gault, Jim McMahon, Mike Richardson and Otis Wilson say the widow of former Red Label Records president Richard E. Meyer has been making money off their names, likenesses, voices and other personality rights for decades without their consent.

The “Shuffle,"...
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