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!RICHMOND, VA - AUGUST 27: Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick speaks to reporters at the Omni Richmond Hotel after agreeing to a guilty plea on charges stemming from his involvement in a dogfighting ring August 27, 2007, in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick speaks to reporters at the Omni Richmond Hotel after agreeing to a guilty plea on charges stemming from his involvement in a dogfighting ring August 27, 2007, in Richmond, Virginia.

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.

  • Packers' Eddie Lacy on his weight: 'Do I look like I lost a few pounds?'

    If it was up to Eddie Lacy, the talk of his weight would be shed by now. Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy appears to have lost weight but doesn’t want to talk about it. After averaging 1,158.5 rushing yards and 10 rush touchdowns his first two seasons, Lacy fell back to 758 yards and three scores with a long run of 29 yards on 187 carries.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Thunder renounce Derek Fisher

    Derek Fisher is already stumping for his second head-coaching job. Fisher has done plenty since retiring as a player — getting hired by the Knicks, getting fired by the Knicks and in between being attacked by Matt Barnes and finding another controversy about player relations. All the while, Fisher counted against the cap for the Thunder, his last NBA team. Oklahoma City finally renounced him to sign Alex Abrines. Albert Nahmad of Heat Hoops: This is one of my favorite salary-cap quirks, explained in further detail here. These are becoming fewer and further between, because teams are using cap room more frequently as the salary cap skyrockets. Gone are the days of a team operating above the cap

    ProBasketballTalk
  • Chris Sale apologizes, but stands by decision to cut up jerseys

    For roughly a half-hour Saturday, it looked as though Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was about to be traded. Fans of the game seemed pretty shocked that Sale might actually be on the move. Sale was scratched from his start after it was revealed he cut up the team’s vintage jerseys because he didn’t want to wear them. It was a bizarre situation in which neither the White Sox nor Sale were willing to shed light on.

    Big League Stew
  • Lawsuit: Baylor players gang raped student, school knew

    The allegations against Baylor University and its football program continue to get uglier by the day. Most recently, a woman who has filed a lawsuit against the school is claiming several players gang raped a fellow student in 2011. Jasmin Hernandez, a former Baylor student who was raped by a football player in 2012, filed a lawsuit in March against the university, former athletic director Ian McCaw and former head football coach Art Briles for failing to comply with Title IX law. The suit was amended last week and a woman identified as “Jane Roe 4” was added. A portion of the amendment reads as follows, according to Suzanne Halliburton of the Austin American-Statesman: Plaintiff is informed,

    Yardbarker
  • MLB trade rumors: Rangers not done plundering Phillies, interested in Vince Velasquez

    It’s happened: the Phillies finally have a rotation full of young pitchers that are good enough for other teams to want them. Once upon a time, the Phillies had to acquire older players like Aaron Harang, AJ Burnett, and Roberto Hernandez to fill out the roster just so they’d have an actual person pitching every fifth day instead of a tall sign on the mound that said “IMAGINE PITCHER HERE.” The Phillies would sign them, hoping they’d at least be serviceable enough to not actively harm the team. And there was always an off-chance that they’d be good enough to flip at the deadline. But now the Phillies have pitchers with a future in their rotation, instead of pitchers with a past. And they’re good

    The Good Phight
  • 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
  • Dion Waiters explains decision to sign with the Heat in an Instagram post

    On Monday, Dion Waiters agreed to a one-year, $2.9 million deal with the Heat, far less than most people thought he would get as one of the few significant free agents still on the market. Tuesday afternoon, he posted an explanation on Instagram for his deal. Here’s what he said: I didn’t do it for the money… I did it for the opportunity to go out & ball & have fun. Everything else will take care of its self!!! I just felt like it was the best situation for me…& my family. I could have waited & got wat I wanted. But I rather be happy then miserable at the end of the day!!! Meaning Yu can have everything & still not be happy… #heatnation let’s get it!!! #provethemwrong #stamped #Philly It seems

    ProBasketballTalk
  • Police helped Rangers' top prospect Joey Gallo get to game on time

    Texas Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo was called up to the major leagues Tuesday and inserted into the starting lineup while he was still miles away from the ballpark fighting his way through traffic hoping to make it to the game on time. The Rangers

    Big League Stew
  • Funniest Photos in Golf: RBC Canadian Open

    Each week, we bring you the funniest and most entertaining photos from around the golf world. Last week, players headed to Oakville, Ontario to compete in the RBC Canadian Open. 

    Golf
  • 5 Living Room Designs From Around The World

    5 Living Room Designs From Around The World

    Are you looking for some interesting design ideas for your living room? Learn what people are doing with their living rooms from different countries.

    The Neighborhood
  • How Venus Williams Quietly Became a Successful Entrepreneur (and Why She Can't Go to Movies)

    Unless you've been living totally off the grid for the past twenty-two years, you know Venus Williams: ranked the world's #1 tennis player on three separate occasions; winner of 7 Grand Slam singles titles; winner of 14 Grand Slam doubles championships; 4-time Olympic gold medalist... I could go on and on. What you probably don't know is that Venus has quietly crafted a successful career as an entrepreneur, launching her active wear brand EleVen, a clothing company that makes tennis clothing and performance women's clothing for yoga, fitness, running and dance. Venus has never felt she should just focus on tennis: she can be a tennis player and a student and a designer and an entrepreneur.

    Inc Magazine
  • Report: Athletes at Rio Olympics 'will literally be swimming in human crap'

    Seven years ago the Rio de Janeiro government promised to clean up the water before the 2016 Olympics. Not only did they fail to clean it up -- it has actually gotten worse. According to the New York Times, recent tests by government and independent scientists have found the city's waters to be full of diarrhea-causing rotaviruses and drug-resistant "super bacteria," among other pathogens. This is the same water in which Olympians will sail, windsurf and -- yes -- swim starting on Aug. 5. "Foreign athletes will literally be swimming in human crap, and they risk getting sick from all those microorganisms," local pediatrician Dr. Daniel Becker told the Times. "It's sad, but also worrisome." The

    CBS Sports
  • Rudy Gay has 'no idea' what the Sacramento Kings are doing

    Rudy Gay’s no stranger to trade rumors. The latest round of rumors came a couple of weeks back courtesy of ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, who reported that the Sacramento Kings “are actively seeking to move Gay as well as big man Kosta Koufos and guard Ben McLemore” as they look to shuffle up their roster in pursuit of better results — like, say, a .500 record and outside shot at the West’s No. 8 seed — for what feels like the umpteenth year in a row.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • 15 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

    15 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

    Do you eat any of these cancer causing foods? Number 13 may surprise you, Click Here!

    Prevention Pulse
  • Michael Bennett's contract complaints could signal trouble for Seahawks

    It’s still in the early stages but there might be some contract trouble brewing in Seattle. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is unhappy with his current deal. Bennett made that clear in a recent interview with the Huffington Post.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Aaron Rodgers reveals the true meaning of Peyton Manning's 'Omaha' call

    Thanks to Aaron Rodgers, the mystery of Peyton Manning's 'Omaha' call has finally been solved. For years, football fans everywhere have tried to solve the riddle of the 'Omaha' call, only to come up empty. The frustration has finally come to an end though because Rodgers spilled the beans during a recent appearance on the HBO show Any Given Wednesday. During the interview, host Bill Simmons asked Rodgers who he tries to emulate at the quarterback position. The Packers quarterback mentioned that he'll occasionally watch film on guys like Manning, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady. During an extra segment after the show, Rodgers went into even more detail on what he likes about Manning "I like watching

    CBS Sports
  • Chapman has trouble remembering convo with Cubs management about off-field behavior

    CHICAGO — Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn’t remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior. After Chapman’s awkward introductory news conference, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein insisted Chapman understands what the Cubs expect of him after an offseason domestic violence incident. When the Cubs announced the trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, the team released a statement from Chairman Tom Ricketts saying they were aware of his 29-game suspension to begin the season under Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. Ricketts said he and Epstein

    HardballTalk
  • She Was Perfect In The 70's, Now However...

    She Was Perfect In The 70's, Now However...

    What became of these 1970's vixens? You'd be surprised

    UberHavoc
  • Rodriguez's diving catch

    Sean Rodriguez makes his second great catch of the game when he makes a diving catch to haul in Norichika Aoki's fly ball in right

    MLB.com
  • Pat Riley: Dion Waiters ‘is not a room-exception player’

    The Heat signed Dion Waiters to a room-exception contract. Heat president Pat Riley, via Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: “Dion is not a Room Exception player. He wanted to play for the Miami Heat and chose to forgo other more lucrative financial opportunities to be a part of our championship organization. We are very honored that he made the commitment to come to South Florida and sign with us. Dion is young, athletic and explosive, which fits in with our roster. He will add a great dimension for us at the off-guard spot. I really like the depth and versatility that we now have in our perimeter positions. Welcome aboard Dion!” I’m really curious about those “more lucrative financial opportunities.”

    ProBasketballTalk
  • White Sox fan supports Chris Sale's jersey protest in unique way

    Chris Sale’s feud with the Chicago White Sox over the club’s 1976 throwback jerseys has put the team’s fans in an uncomfortable position. One fan has made up his mind. We here at The Stew aren’t going to take an official stance on the matter, but we will say that the above picture does provide some compelling evidence in support of Sale. There are things no person should have to see, and it’s possible Sale was trying to save us from that reality.

    Big League Stew
  • Would You Be Surprised By What's In Your Report?

    Would You Be Surprised By What's In Your Report?

    This popular site looks through millions of public records to find info on the name you are searching! Enter a name & see what you can find.

    BeenVerified
  • NASCAR America: Why tire barriers were better than SAFER barrier in Keselowski crash

    Driver Sam Hornish Jr. and NASCAR on NBC analysts Dale Jarrett and Jeff Burton discuss various safety elements that helped Brad Keselowski walk away from his crash.

    NASCAR Talk
  • Day 'running on E' after Ellie's trip to emergency room

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – It’s been another eventful run-up to a major for Jason Day. Day, who dealt with minor illnesses and ailments before the Masters and both summer Opens, said Wednesday that he’s feeling “a little bit under the weather” and “running on ‘E’” after a late-night trip to the emergency room with wife Ellie. Day is seeing Baltusrol for the first time Wednesday. He spoke with head pro Doug Geffen for about a half hour at Tuesday night’s champions dinner about what he can expect this week. “The prep has been a little on the lighter side,” Day said. Unfortunately, it’s been an ailment grand slam for the world No. 1. At the Masters, he was still recovering from a bulging disk in his back

    Golf Channel
  • Amar'e Stoudemire retires from the NBA after 14 seasons

    Amar’e Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns slam dunks the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 28, 2009. Amar’e Stoudemire, a six-time All-Star, five-time All-NBA selection and Rookie of the Year whose pick-and-roll finishing and rim-rocking dunks made him one of the game’s most electric offensive forces for a number of years, announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday after 14 pro seasons. A free agent after spending last season with the Miami Heat, the 33-year-old power forward/center signed a ceremonial one-day contract with the New York Knicks — the team he joined in 2010 on a five-year, $100 million deal, pledging to lead New York back to NBA prominence before injuries, inconsistency and internal intrigue scuttled those grand plans — so he could announce the end of his NBA playing days.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500

    2016 Chevy Silverado 1500

    Learn More About Chevy's Newest & Best...

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  • Brett Favre picked a rare but familiar Hall of Fame presenter

    After a 20-year career with four NFL teams, Brett Favre certainly had many options for his presenter for his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in August. Favre chose his wife, Deanna, to present him at the induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 6. “Deanna is the best teammate I’ve ever had,” Favre said.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Athletes who said 'no' to Rio

    Tennis star Roger Federer is the latest athlete to say, “Thanks but no thanks,” to Rio, citing his ongoing knee injury. He joins an extensive list of other athletes who declined to compete this year. Stephen Curry, Tejay van Garderen, Dustin Johnson and

    Fourth-Place Medal
  • Giants balldude gets a hard reminder that baseball isn’t easy

    During Monday night’s contest between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds, a Giants balldude had an experience that many infielders can relate to. It was the top of the eighth inning, and Adam Duvall was batting for the Reds. The balldude (who the Giants announcers identified as Paul Robinson) ran after it, covering his head with his arms as he went.

    Big League Stew
  • Upper Marlboro’s Premier Resort-Style Community

    Upper Marlboro’s Premier Resort-Style Community

    Beechtree features spacious single-family homes from the $420s, a 30-acre lake, golf course, clubhouse and pool, all minutes from the Beltway and DC.

    Ryan Homes
  • With chilling history, Baltusrol is one of America's great courses

    On a chilly February night in 1831, Baltus Roll, a farmer who led a quiet life alongside his wife, Susanna, was murdered by two men seeking a rumored buried treasure. Billed by the New York newspapers as the “Crime of the Century,” the alleged killers, Peter Davis and Lycidias Baldwin, never found any lucrative cache as they ransacked the cottage and hogtied and strangled Roll to death. Fifty years later, Louis Keller, publisher of the New York Social Register, purchased the rolling farmland in the hills 20 miles west of Manhattan and established the fifth-oldest golf club in the U.S. Honoring the man who once farmed the land, Keller joined the names of Baltus Roll and thus fabled Baltusrol Golf Club came to be. Against that chilling backdrop — Roll’s tombstone rests five miles from the clubhouse and reads in addition to his name, “Murdered,” — the 98th PGA Championship begins Thursday on the Lower Course.

    USA Today