Tag Archives: Dog Fighting

  • Michael Vick Signs $100 Million Contract Extension with Eagles

    Aug 30, 11 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Michael Vick’s return to prominence following a prison stint and public relations nightmare just went from baby steps to a full-on sprint. The Philadelphia Eagles and their quarterback agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract with $40 million guaranteed, NFL sources said Monday night. The deal locks him in through the 2016 season. In 2007, […]

  • Michael Vick: Scores 2nd Endorsement Deal; Appears on Capitol Hill (Video)

    Jul 20, 11 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *Madison Avenue is slowly coming back around to Michael Vick. One day after appearing on Capitol Hill to support legislation against dog fighting, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback scored his second endorsement deal since being released from prison on Jan. 27. On Wednesday, Vick, who signed with Nike earlier this month, became an equity partner in […]

  • Michael Vick to Back New Dog Fighting Bill in Capitol Hill Visit

    Jul 19, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Mr. Vick is going to Washington. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is set to appear at a press conference on Capitol Hill to back legislation that cracks down on supporters of dog fighting. Vick will be joined at the event by Wayne Pacelle, the head of the Humane Society of the United States, Vick announced […]

  • Vick (along with Dungy) Shares his Story with Prisoners in Florida

    Mar 22, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Although its behind him, Michael Vick’s dog fighting past could back to bite him. But in the meantime, as he awaits any new developments with the situation, The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, along with retired NFL coach Tony Dung,  spent some time sharing his life lessons with inmates at a Tampa-area prison on Saturday. With a […]

  • Oprah Winfrey Books Michael Vick

    Feb 14, 11 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Last month, Michael Vick said he’d prefer an interview with Oprah Winfrey over CNN’s Piers Morgan. This week, Oprah will make it happen. The NFL star whose name became synonymous with dogfighting is scheduled to visit the “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for an episode to air Thursday. Officials with Chicago-based Harpo Productions say the interview […]

  • Michael Vick Gets First Major Endorsement Deal Since Prison

    Jan 26, 11 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who lost NFL riches and went to prison after becoming reviled for running a dog fighting operation, on Tuesday signed his first endorsement deal since serving 18 months in federal prison. The athlete signed a two-year contract with gridiron padding producer Unequal Technologies (UT), according to the Associated Press. “We’re […]