Multimedia archive: Michael Vick, from NFL to prison to free man and back to NFL
October 8, 2009
If Jon and Kate, Khloe Kardashian and Simon Cowell can make it in reality television, why not Michael Vick?
September 27, 2009
Michael Vick never has been better than with Dan Reeves. In their lone season together as starting quarterback and head coach, Vick made the Pro Bowl, set personal records and led the Atlanta Falcons to the playoffs.
September 22, 2010
Michael Vick timelineJAN. 4, 2000 — Michael Vick leads Virginia Tech with 302 yards of total offense, but Florida State rallies to win the Sugar Bowl and the BCS national championship, 46-29.
2:53 PM EDT, September 23, 2009
Donovan McNabb did not practice Wednesday because of a broken rib that forced him to miss the Eagles' 48-22 loss to New Orleans last Sunday.
5:37 PM EDT, September 8, 2009
Michael Vick, speaking to a group of Philadelphia high school students Tuesday, warned against the dangers of peer pressure and offered himself as a cautionary tale of what can happen when someone is a follower instead of a leader.
11:15 PM EDT, September 3, 2009
Michael Vick might need the first two weeks of the regular season to get back up to speed before he plays again -- for real.
September 4, 2009
NEW YORK — Michael Vick got the green light for full reinstatement in the NFL on Thursday when commissioner Roger Goodell said the disgraced quarterback could play later this month instead of waiting until October.
August 31, 2009
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg doesn't think the addition of Michael Vick will disrupt the rhythm of Philadelphia's offense.
August 26, 2009
Michael Vick's speed and flash are back.
August 17, 2009
Michael Vick telegraphed four straight passes. Three were intercepted and another batted down at the goal line during the Philadelphia Eagles' practice Sunday at the team's training facility.
Cornerback Sheldon Brown
10:09 PM EDT, August 14, 2009
Michael Vick left the unemployment line and officially joined the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday in a move that team owner Jeffrey Lurie said involved plenty of soul searching.
August 12, 2009
Michael Vick told basketball campers at Hampton University on Tuesday to use his own story as an example as they work to follow their dreams.
August 11, 2009
Michael Vick's agent says there's "no chance" his client will sign with the Washington Redskins.
4:27 PM EDT, August 2, 2009
Patriots owner Robert Kraft suggests that New England has little interest in signing Michael Vick.
7:49 PM EDT, July 31, 2009
During more troubled times, the community gave Michael Vick a huge "hug."
11:31 PM EDT, July 21, 2009
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn't revealing when he'll decide whether to reinstate Michael Vick now that the former Atlanta Falcons star quarterback has been released from federal custody.
May 22, 2009
Michael Vick's pit bulls are rehabilitating nicely out in rural Utah. Now the question is, can Vick do the same?
February 21, 2009
Two teams with unsettled quarterback situations — San Francisco and Minnesota — might be interested in acquiring suspended Atlanta Falcons star Michael Vick.
2:11 PM EST, February 13, 2009
The Atlanta Falcons are attempting to trade the contractual rights to imprisoned and suspended quarterback Michael Vick, team general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in an interview published on the team's Web site Friday.
5:10 AM EST, November 14, 2008
Imprisoned NFL quarterback Michael Vick expects to return to pro football, according to his bankruptcy attorneys who laid out a plan to pay creditors based in part on his anticipated earnings.
October 31, 2008
— Michael Vick should appear in person to plead guilty to Surry County dogfighting charges — and he won't have to wait until he gets out of federal prison, a judge ruled Thursday.
5:08 PM EST, December 13, 2007
Before he was sentenced to 23 months in prison on Monday, Michael Vick wrote a letter to his judge asking for mercy.
1:36 PM EST, December 6, 2007
The U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson granted a motion to divvy up Michael Vick's former fighting dogs between eight animal-rescue organizations, including the local Animal Rescue of Tidewater.
10:11 AM EST, December 5, 2007
All of the remaining pit bulls that were seized from Michael Vick's property in April have been recommended for placement with rescue organizations, and many will likely be eligible for future adoption by members of the public, the court-appointed guardian of the dogs says.
3:43 PM EST, November 27, 2007
Michael Vick has agreed to set aside nearly $1 million to pay for the long-term care of his former fighting dogs, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
9:54 AM EST, November 27, 2007
Michael Vick will face charges related to dogfighting at a jury trial on April 2, and Purnell Peace will face a jury trial on March 5.
3:21 PM EST, November 20, 2007
The bill for caring for Michael Vick's former fighting dogs is nearly $1 million, and the U.S. Attorney's Office wants to make sure Vick has the money to pay for it.
5:35 PM EST, November 19, 2007
Michael Vick turned himself in to U.S. Marshals Monday to start serving his jail time early on a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge.
5:50 PM EST, November 15, 2007
DAILY PRESS EXCLUSIVE
The property at the center of the dogfighting investigation involving Michael Vick has sold for $450,000 and will go up for auction Dec. 15.
6:02 PM EST, November 13, 2007
A dozen dogs seized from Michael Vick's Surry County property were transferred to the Virginia Beach SPCA for evaluation and potential adoption, according to the Humane Society of the United States.
4:12 PM EDT, October 26, 2007
Organizations interested in giving homes to pit bulls dogs seized from Michael Vick's dogfighting operation can submit applications by Nov. 12.
October 20, 2007
Michael Vick's home in a gated, golf-course community in Duluth, Ga., is listed for sale at $4.5 million.
3:10 PM EDT, October 16, 2007
A third bank is trying to recover money from Michael Vick.
October 16, 2007
The U.S. attorney's office has selected the person it hopes will oversee the fate of the remaining 48 pit bulls that investigators seized from Michael Vick's property in April.
12:16 PM EDT, October 10, 2007
Michael Vick's old jersey has been removed from the trophy case at Warwick High School, where he starred at quarterback before going on to national fame at Virginia Tech and in the NFL.
9:32 AM EDT, October 3, 2007
Michael Vick's attorney made a brief appearance in court this morning, and the case involving Vick's Surry County dogfighting charges was continued until Nov. 27.
12:23 PM EDT, October 3, 2007
The Atlanta Falcons will seek to get $16 million in bonus money back from Michael Vick at a hearing tomorrow, ESPN is reporting.
October 2, 2007
– One of the dogs seized from Michael Vick's Surry County property has exhibited "intense aggression" and should be euthanized, according to court documents.
6:07 PM EDT, September 26, 2007
Michael Vick seemed to have everything going for him just a few months ago -- endorsements, a 10-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons, a promising running game.
September 26, 2007
Michael Vick's legal woes compounded Tuesday afternoon when a Surry grand jury indicted him and three associates on local charges related to dogfighting Tuesday afternoon.
8:37 PM EDT, September 24, 2007
The prosecutor in the rural county where Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has admitted to bankrolling a dog-fighting operation plans to present "a host of bills of indictment" regarding the case to a grand jury on Tuesday.
11:29 PM EDT, September 19, 2007
Whether Michael Vick will face local charges next week is still up in the air.
It's hard to tell whether animal-advocacy groups will sway the judge overseeing Michael Vick's sentencing on dogfighting, law professors said.
6:37 AM EDT, September 4, 2007
Fallen NFL star Michael Vick is trying to show that he is making good on his assertion that he's turned his life over to God after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting charge last week.
August 28, 2007
An hour after formally entering his guilty plea Monday before a judge in U.S. District Court in Richmond, a once-self-assured Michael Vick apologized to his teammates and fans, saying he took full responsibility for his actions and that he was disappointed in himself.
August 28, 2007
As the day began, Kim Graham of Hampton stood alone near the federal courthouse, holding aloft a sign that condemned Michael Vick - an image of two dogs ripping apart a No. 7 jersey.
August 28, 2007
So he's pleaded guilty. That means this whole thing is over and we can all go back to our normal lives. No more gruesome details about dog-killing methods splashed across front pages and sports pages around the country, and none of us have to think about a rape stand again, right?
12:50 PM EDT, August 27, 2007
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, calling himself "profoundly disappointed" in the wake of Michael Vick's guilty plea to federal dogfighting charges, said the team is not releasing the embattled quarterback but stopped short of committing himself to Vick's future with the team.
12:11 AM EDT, August 17, 2007
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick continues to get some of his most solid, staunch and creative support in the southeast Newport News community where he grew up.
August 17, 2007
Michael Vick and his attorneys were still reportedly negotiating with federal prosecutors Thursday, hoping to strike a deal on a plea agreement, according to a lawyer familiar with the case.
August 17, 2007
Roger Goodell wants to talk football. Michael Vick keeps getting in the way.
10:54 AM EDT, August 16, 2007
What's next in the Michael Vick case? Here are some quick questions and answers.
August 16, 2007
It's not likely that NFL quarterback Michael Vick and his codefendants will face local charges, one legal expert said.
12:22 PM EDT, August 15, 2007
An offbeat South Carolina prison inmate has filed a handwritten lawsuit seeking $63 quintillion from Michael Vick.
August 15, 2007
A plea agreement hearing set for Thursday for one of Michael Vick's co-defendants has been rescheduled for Friday.
8:42 AM EDT, August 15, 2007
Upon learning on Tuesday that Vick might be trying to negotiate a plea deal in the dogfighting investigation that has thrown his NFL career into jeopardy, Martin Mersereau -- manager of PETA's cruelty casework division -- wrote a letter to assistant U.S. attorney Michael Gill.
August 15, 2007
Will Michael Vick plead guilty?
August 9, 2007
For nearly a month, it's been hard to avoid Michael Vick's name and the swirl of media attention he generates. The charges against the Atlanta Falcons quarterback have aroused strong feelings for and against him.
August 7, 2007
A Florida company is manufacturing dog chew toys that look like Michael Vick, but questions surround the toys' legality and the seller's motivations.
August 5, 2007
This is life's cadence one week in Bad Newz:
August 3, 2007
While Michael Vick awaits his day in court, the 53 pit bulls at the center of the dogfighting case against the NFL quarterback are also waiting to find out their fate.
July 30, 2007
One of Michael Vick's co-defendants pleaded guilty Monday to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges in a plea agreement with prosecutors.
1:32 PM EDT, July 30, 2007
Georgia leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today urged the public not to judge Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick before he has his day in court.
July 27, 2007
If the dogfighting charges against Michael Vick turn out to be true, Steve Stanaway can envision the appropriate punishment. It is not listed in the state code.
6:42 AM EDT, July 30, 2007
When William Frick was investigating one of the world's most notorious pit bull breeders in South Carolina in 2004, the former prosecutor for the South Carolina Attorney General's office stumbled upon a rumor involving a famous name.
6:47 AM EDT, July 30, 2007
Jim Mora is so shocked about Michael Vick being indicted on federal dogfighting charges, the former Falcons coach doesn't know how he should feel about his ex-quarterback.
July 28, 2007
Nike suspended its contract with Michael Vick on Friday, while Reebok took the unprecedented step of stopping sales of his No. 7 jersey.
July 28, 2007
The picture of Michael Vick depicted in court documents and news reports and by animal lovers is an ugly one.
7:00 AM EDT, July 23, 2007
After staging a protest at NFL headquarters in New York last week, today People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) invades Michael Vick's home turf.
9:51 AM EDT, July 18, 2007
Michael Vick's biggest endorsement deal is with shoe company Nike, which has stood by Vick throughout the dog-fighting investigation.
7:06 PM EDT, July 17, 2007
Animal rights activists, who had been pushing since April to send the Michael Vick dogfighting case before the federal government, say Tuesday's indictment was a coup.
July 17, 2007
Michael Vick is accused of being a party to dog fights with purses worth thousands of dollars, helping execute dogs that performed badly and turning his Surry County property into a dogfighting haven where members of his kennel could house their operation, according to an indictment issued by a federal grand jury against Vick and three others Tuesday.
July 17, 2007
A cousin of Michael Vick will go before a Hampton grand jury in August on the drug charges that led to evidence of dogfighting at the Atlanta Falcons quarterback's Surry County home.
July 6, 2007
Federal authorities have filed court documents outlining an alleged dogfighting operation at a property owned by Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick.
June 8, 2007
Davon Boddie, a cousin of NFL quarterback and Newport News native Michael Vick, says he's sorry.
May 20, 2007
Surry County, population 7,119, is made up farmers and longtimers mostly. It's a place where old-fashioned country stores sell sweet cream butter and country sausage.
May 19, 2007
Michael Vick's former high school football coach says that the Atlanta Falcons quarterback is "hurting real bad" and that the media should back off from the unfolding story surrounding allegations of dogfights at a Surry County home once owned by Vick.
May 17, 2007
The Humane Society of the United States wonders why no charges have been filed yet in a dogfighting investigation that centers on the former Surry County property of NFL quarterback and Newport News native Michael Vick.
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