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PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 14: Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles speaks at a press conference at the NovaCare Complex on August 14, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick signed a one-year contract, with a second year option, with the Eagles. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles speaks at a press conference at the NovaCare Complex on August 14, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick signed a one-year contract, with a second year option, with the Eagles.

Michael Vick's journey to prison and back

Yahoo SportsMay 14, 2013

Vick was on top of his game until he was convicted on charges connected to dogfighting. Since returning to the NFL in 2009, he has worked towards fixing his image.

  • NBA Pulls 2017 All-Star Game Out of Charlotte, North Carolina, Over 'Anti-LGBT' Law

    The NBA has pulled its 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina in the wake of the passage of a controversial measure that has been criticized as anti-LGBT. "Since March, when North Carolina enacted HB2 and the issue of legal protections for the LGBT community in Charlotte became prominent, the NBA and the Charlotte Hornets have been working diligently to foster constructive dialogue and try to effect positive change," the NBA said.

    Good Morning America
  • Paralyzed Former Football Star Stands for First Time After 10 Years

    A paralyzed former football star from Alabama stood up for the first time in 10 years, after long journey of physical therapy and prayer, he told ABC News today. Timothy Alexander, who was injured in a horrific car crash and worked diligently in rehab, was able to stand Monday for a few minutes and unassisted for a few seconds, his physical therapist said. "I have a stand up chair...normally if they take the brake off I fall straight down," he said. "I was able to hold myself up for about 3 seconds." A decade ago, Alexander, 27, was his high school's star football player, confident he could go to any college he wanted with a football scholarship. "Before my injury I was ranked number eight in

    ABC News
  • Grand Designs in Maryland’s #1 Selling Community

    Grand Designs in Maryland’s #1 Selling Community

    Discover luxury with the grand neo-traditional homes at Clarksburg Village. Featuring two pools, a clubhouse, retail center and more from the $570s.

    Ryan Homes
  • Report: Juve buys Higuain for $103m, tipped as precursor to Pogba sale

    It’s a move that screams its own headlines, yet is being tipped as a precursor to a larger one. According to Sky Sports, Juventus has purchased Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for an incredible $103 million, equaling the second-highest transfer fee in football history (Cristiano Ronaldo).

    NBC Sports
  • Report: White Sox recently turned down a “king’s ransom” for Chris Sale

    Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports hears from a source that the White Sox turned down a “king’s ransom” for starter Chris Sale within the last 48 hours. He went on to explain that the White Sox aren’t going into the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline with the intent to sell, but added that the organization sounds “open-minded.” It’s easy to understand why the White Sox would want to hold onto Sale. He’s a once-in-a-generation pitcher, but he’s also relatively affordable for the next three seasons: $12 million in 2017, $12.5 million if the club picks up his option, and $13.5 million if the club picks up his option. Sale is currently the major league leader in wins with 14 while carrying a 3.18 ERA and

    HardballTalk
  • Josh Norman steers clear of trash talk war with Odell Beckham

    Josh Norman showed remarkable restraint. You’d figure that after New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham told GQ that Norman was only relevant because of him, Norman would to respond in kind. Norman is not afraid of mixing it up.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Final Goodbye - 'She Was The Love of My Life'

    Final Goodbye - 'She Was The Love of My Life'

    Burt Opens Up Finally About Sally Relationship.

    Noozley
  • Drake forced Kentucky into reporting another violation

    Kentucky was forced to report a Level III violation to the NCAA back in October due to “preferential treatment” that a player received, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Here’s what happened: a player, whose name was redacted in the report, was spotted by Drake or one of his entourage and was invited backstage at a concert. Drake did not provide the tickets and was not in touch with the player prior to the start of the show, but it is a violation nonetheless.

    NBC Sports
  • Hope Solo shows everyone how she plans to beat the Zika virus in Brazil

    Hope Solo’s priorities for the Summer Games in Brazil can be characterized as the following: 1) bring home a fourth straight Olympic gold medal for the United States women’s national team and 2) do everything possible not to come home with the Zika virus. The chances of Solo and her American teammates achieving the former are pretty favorable, considering the U.S. won the Women’s World Cup last year and head coach Jill Ellis has been proactive in keeping the squad energized by incorporating exciting, young talent like Mallory Pugh. Because the goalkeeper tweeted a picture on Thursday night showing off quite the arsenal of insect repellent to keep any Zika-carrying mosquitoes away.

    FC Yahoo
  • Update: Duda joins Mets in Miami, hopes to start rehab in coming weeks

    Mets 1B Lucas Duda joined the Mets in Miami on Saturday and hopes to start a rehab assignment within a few weeks, he told reporters.

    Comcast SportsNet New York
  • 2016 Tour de France: Stage 19 Recap

    Overall leader Chris Froome suffered a rough crash during a sharp turn towards the end of the stage. He had to use his teammates' bike to finish the race.

    NBC Sports
  • Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    The NBA on Thursday followed through on multiple previous threats by announcing it was pulling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game out of Charlotte in opposition to House Bill 2, a law passed in March by North Carolina legislators and signed by Republican Gov. Pat McCrory that reversed a Charlotte city ordinance expanding rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The Charlotte Hornets, who were in line to play host to next winter’s midseason event, and Michael Jordan, the franchise’s chairman and majority owner who had previously made it clear that the organization is “opposed to discrimination in any form,” issued a statement saying that they “understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around holding the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte this season,” and “are disappointed we were unable to” keep the game in town.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Matt Adams ends 16-inning marathon with homer, ferocious bat flip

    As soon as Matt Adams connected, the remaining fans at Busch Stadium erupted. The St. Louis Cardinals slugger blasted a majestic walkoff home run in the 16th inning on Friday to give St. Louis a much-needed 4-3 victory over the wild card-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. Adams’ big fly came against Bud Norris, a starting pitcher who was needed in emergency extra-inning duty, and it traveled an estimated 444 feet.

    Big League Stew
  • "Shark Tank" Star's Brilliant Mortgage Payoff Tip

    "Shark Tank" Star's Brilliant Mortgage Payoff Tip

    Star of "Shark Tank" shares 3 crucial rules on paying off mortgage. Homeowners interested in paying off mortgage ASAP, have to read this now.

    The Easy Loan Site
  • Which NHL goal scorers were luckiest this season? (Trending Topics)

    A shot from Alex Ovechkin from x location in a high-danger area has a greater chance of going in than one from Zac Rinaldo or even Lee Stempniak. With this in mind, we can reasonably extrapolate that guys like Patrick Kane, who led the league in points and finished second in goals only behind Ovechkin are generally going to appear to be more “lucky” than the average NHLer when their stats are viewed without context. What that basically means is that Kane had a shooting percentage of 16 percent in all situations last year, nearly doubling the NHL average of 8.5 percent.

    Puck Daddy
  • Could the Yankees release Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira?

    A judge handed minor leaguers looking to hold Major League Baseball liable for underpaying and exploiting them a huge setback today, ruling that the case cannot go forward as a class action. The ruling saps the minor leaguers of their leverage, as Major League Baseball would likely be able to fend off individual cases which, by themselves, might only amount to several thousand dollars per claim. The background: in 2014, former Miami Marlins player Aaron Senne sued Major League Baseball, Bud Selig, and three major league clubs claiming that minor leaguers are underpaid and exploited in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    HardballTalk
  • National writer: Let authorities shed more light on Ezekiel Elliott situation before you lump him in with NFL's abuse problem

    Sporting News' Zac Al-Khateeb notes in a recent article that Elliott should not automatically be lumped in with the likes of Ray Rice, former Cowboy Greg Hardy, and Johnny Manziel as part of a league suffering their own issues with domestic violence saying that 'the failures of those organizations and players are their own, not Elliott's. And at this point, he has only been accused -- not charged, tried or convicted.' Elliott has not been arrested or charged of any crime due to conflicting witness statements, and his father has come out to defend his son saying, "Ezekiel has done nothing wrong." Given recent displays of Elliott's character - such as donating the proceeds for custom cleats he

    SportsDay
  • Top Waterfalls in the United States

    Top Waterfalls in the United States

    The USA has more than its fair share of amazing waterfalls, but these eight are nestled into some of the most pristine landscape in the country.

    Lost Waldo
  • Report: Flyers, Schenn disagree on money, term with arbitration looming

    It sounds like the Philadelphia Flyers have some work to do if they hope to avoid an arbitration hearing with Brayden Schenn. While the differences in opinion aren’t outright enormous, the Flyers still need to clean up their cap situation, so every $1 million counts.

    NBC Sports
  • Allardyce outlines immediate England plans

    New England manager Sam Allardyces intends to get to know his staff as he settles into life at the helm of the national team.

    Omnisport Video
  • How sparring with Manny Pacquiao gave Viktor Postol newfound confidence

    Can Viktor Postol overcome the odds against Terence Crawford on Saturday? LAS VEGAS – Viktor Postol’s introduction to Freddie Roach wasn’t quite as random as Manny Pacquiao’s, but Postol is hopeful that aligning with the seven-time Trainer of the Year can have a fraction of the positive impact upon him that it had on the Filipino superstar. Roach turned Pacquiao from a good but unknown fighter with plenty of flaws into a world champion in a record eight weight divisions.

    Kevin Iole
  • Eat This Every Day To Fight Nerve Pain

    Eat This Every Day To Fight Nerve Pain

    How can a few plates of this drastically improve nerve health? Find out what your body needs to fight never damage.

    Neuropathytreatmentgroup.com
  • The Diamondbacks are considering firing Chip Hale

    Ken Rosenthal reports that the Arizona Diamondbacks are considering making a managerial change. The rumor is that Chip Hale would be replaced by Phil Nevin, who currently manages the Reno Aces, the Diamondbacks’ Triple-A affiliate. Dbacks General Manager Dave Stewart told Rosenthal, “I can’t comment on rumors.” Which isn’t exactly on the “vote of confidence” side of the ledger.

    NBC Sports
  • Why does Texas support Houston in the Big 12? Ranking 4 conspiracy theories

    Thursday, Texas leadership did a grandiose gesture that left everyone confused. The conventional wisdom has long been that Texas schools would not want to add Houston to the Big 12, as that would give yet another in-state recruiting rival Power 5 status. Big 12 expansion is a non-starter unless it includes University of Houston.

    SB Nation
  • Matt Holliday takes 95 mph pitch to face, tries to stay in game

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday appears to have avoided what could have been a terrifying injury Thursday. During his sixth inning at-bat against San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner, Holliday was hit in the face with a 95 mph fastball. Unbelievably, Holliday stayed on his feet after being hit.

    Big League Stew
  • Finally, a snoring cure that beats CPAP Masks

    Finally, a snoring cure that beats CPAP Masks

    Snoring causes headaches, high blood pressure and fatigue. Each leads to something more serious. Here's a simple SOLUTION to a very serious problem.

    Medical Supply Hotline
  • Lou Lamoriello and Maple Leafs: 5 things we’ve learned after a year

    Except this time, as I write about Lou Lamoriello, there’s considerably less shock, awe, Eastern Conference plate tectonics and bafflement. Growing up as a New Jersey Devils fan, imagining that Lamoriello would leave the general manager’s chair wasn’t too outrageous.

    Puck Daddy
  • Once a Dodger, Mike Piazza cemented his Hall of Fame legacy as a Met

    Catcher Mike Piazza will enter the Hall of Fame on Sunday as a Met . Mike Piazza was a star by 1996, this in a town that knew what stars looked like, that lived among them. On a rainy night in Denver, on a mound so slick his pitcher opted to ditch his windup completely, he caught a no-hitter, and when he raced out to celebrate found the restrained Hideo Nomo would require some encouragement.

    Tim Brown
  • Former Vikings and Cardinals coach Dennis Green dies at age 67

    Dennis Green, who led the Minnesota Vikings to 97 wins in his 10 seasons as their head coach, died of cardiac arrest at age 67. The news of Green’s death was reported by multiple outlets including NFL.com. Green coached 13 NFL seasons, from 1992-2001

    Shutdown Corner
  • Ex-Marine Shows Most Important Daily-Carry-Item

    Ex-Marine Shows Most Important Daily-Carry-Item

    This former officer reveals what he calls the most useful tactical tool in the world. Since retired, he says he uses it now more than ever!

    Lifed
  • Nobody at Chelsea seems to know who Matt Miazga is

    Next up in Chelsea TV's "Great American Quiz" series is the highly confident Calvin Klein model Pedro Rodriguez, who, we'll all be pleased to know, is fully clothed in this video. Unfortunately, he's not exactly knowledgable when it comes to basic questions about the USA, and it would appear that they took pity on him and only asked (or decided to only show) an abbreviated set of questions (nothing about Men's and Women's World Cups or states that begin with 'O', etc.).  They let him go out on a high note even, when he got the Frank Lampard question right.  Got one! Pedro's now the fourth contestant in this quiz series, and the one common theme that's emerged is that other than Asmir Begovic,

    We Ain't Got No History
  • Massa ‘not worried’ about F1 drive for 2017

    Felipe Massa is not worried about securing a drive in Formula 1 for 2017, remaining confident that he will be racing for a “top team” next season. With Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull confirming their line-ups for 2017 already, Williams is the highest-ranking team still with seats available. Both Massa and teammate Valtteri Bottas are out of contract at the end of the year, leading to speculation about their future.

    NBC Sports