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Michael Vick News Archive
They're the Vicktory Dogs: The pooches rescued from Michael Vick's dog fighting ring.
The pups were saved waaay back in 2007, but it was just National Dog Fighting Awareness Day, so we got to wondering, where are they now??
Originally, some people said that the dogs were brutalized and trained to be killers, so they should be put down. That's awful!
An abused, strong dog surrounded by violence doesn't sound like a
It looks like Michael Vick's financial issues are officially a thing of the past!
Well his money management has apparently improved since then as he's officially
Well it looks like Michael Vick has an interesting backup plan if this whole, football thing doesn't pan out!
As he prepares to enter free agency, the controversial quarterback is apparently spending his offseason embarking on a brand new business venture as he's teaming up with Bow Wow to release their very own line of
This family just can NOT seem to stay out of trouble!
Michael Vick's younger brother Marcus was pulled over in Georgia at around 2:30 this morning for driving with expired tags.
However, what would have been a routine traffic ticket turned into a DUI when officers noticed there was marijuana in his car and that he was higher than a kite!
Marcus was booked at a nearby station, but the extent of his punishment wasn't made immediately available.
However, this isn't anywhere close to his first run-in with the law, as he's face multiple traffic violations in the past, including DUIs! We're guessing that's not going to help his cause!
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We can’t say that we’re surprised.
E-Poll Market Research did a survey on the Most-Disliked NFL Players, and the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback’s dogfighting past is still hanging over him, with 53 percent of people disliking Vick.
It hasn’t seemed to hurt his endorsement deals too much though.
Here’s the rest of the list:
Nobody liked Michael Vick for a loooong time after he got caught making dogs fight to the death, and some would argue that it STILL hasn't been long enough!
He HAS changed a lot of minds about him, though — through what we've seen as reform and a sincere effort to change his ways. Did you know that he didn't do it on his own, though?
Like any good sports player, he was coached… and he paid a hefty sum for it! We're talking $111k+ for an elite crisis management team to re-brand him!
According to the source (and court docs), here's how Sitrick & Company went about making Vick the likable person we see today (for most):