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  1. Vick recalls days as 'disgruntled employee'

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Michael Vick remembers his first trip to Philadelphia, August, 2009. It was about a month after he was released from prison on federal dogfighting charges. He signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, but he wasn'...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  2. Has New York Jets QB Michael Vick been punished enough?

    Jane McManus

    He's been clean for years, but Vick still sparks debate. Is it time to move on?

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  3. Dog rescued from Michael Vick fighting ring euthanized

    A pit bull rehabilitated after being used as a top fighter in the dogfighting ring bankrolled by quarterback Michael Vick has died.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  4. Michael Vick -- Threats won't derail book tour, outreach

    Michael Vick was back signing copies of his autobiography Saturday and said he would continue to stay "positive" and wouldn't let threats keep him from finishing his book tour.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  5. Report -- Michael Vick's book tour canceled due to threats

    Michael Vick's book-signing tour has been canceled because of threats against him for running a dogfighting ring.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  6. Michael Vick of Philadelphia Eagles confirms he is again a dog ow...

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who served 18 months in prison on dogfighting charges, has confirmed that he owns a dog.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  7. Owner of Michael Vick's former home faces cruelty charges

    The founder of a dog sanctuary at NFL star Michael Vick's former dogfighting compound said Monday that she was shocked to learn that she faces charges of animal cruelty and inadequate care of animals.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  8. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick launches athletic cl...

    Michael Vick's arrival in Philadelphia sparked angry fans with their dogs to camp outside the Eagles' practice facility, holding signs and banners to display their outrage.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  9. Atlanta Falcons got $3M cap credit for Michael Vick's debt, sourc...

    Adam Schefter

    The NFL recently granted the Falcons $3 million worth of salary-cap credits due to the money Michel Vick owed the franchise after the quarterback declared bankruptcy following a conviction on dogfighting charges, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  10. Do we treat Floyd fairly? (Part 3)

    Michael Woods

    Leonard Ellerbe is Floyd Mayweather's right hand man, the person who most speaks for him, and on his behalf, in public. I asked the advisor if he thinks the media treat his man Mayweather fairly, especially in comparison to Manny Pacquiao. "Floyd ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  11. Michael Vick of Philadelphia Eagles urges Alabama to change cockf...

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has made another effort to say animal cruelty is wrong, urging Alabama lawmakers to increase penalties for cockfighting.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  12. Podcast: Debating top five NFL scandals

    Mike Sando

    Severe punishment handed down to the New Orleans Saints moved their bounty scandal into the No. 2 spot, past Spygate, on our recent list of top NFL scandals. Some thought it should have outranked the Michael Vick dogfighting scandal, a subject Mik...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  13. Examining how Michael Vick is viewed

    Dan Graziano

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was recently named the most disliked athlete in America, according to a Forbes survey. It's not a new development - Vick has been a somewhat publicly reviled figure since his conviction on dogfighting char...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  14. Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions fourth on Forbes' most-disliked li...

    Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh has seen his reputation with the public turn faster than he can cast aside opposing blockers, according to a poll published in Forbes magazine.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  15. New York Jets' Plaxico Burress says Philadelphia Eagles' Michael ...

    Plaxico Burress remembers watching the football sail over his head and then looking wide-eyed at the guy who flung it.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  16. Michael Vick of Philadelphia Eagles understands demands of new de...

    Just more than two years after being released from prison, out of work, mired in bankruptcy and facing an uncertain future, Michael Vick is again on top of the world.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011