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May 23rd, 2009
10:41 AM ET

Vick's Pitbulls: After the Rescue

Disgraced NFL star Michael Vick is back home in Virginia to serve the last two months of a 23-month sentence. He pleaded guilty in 2007 to bankrolling a dogfighting operation.

Vick has a $10-dollar-an hour job with a construction company, but his spokesman says he's hoping the NFL will take him back.

As for the dogs who were once part of "Bad Newz Kennels" - well, life is very different for them, too.
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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. K Flowers

    Vick should be thrown back in jail for the next 10 years, in my opinion. He got off too easy.

    May 23, 2009 at 11:04 am |
  2. Lynda

    Michael Vick did more than just bankrolling the dogfighting operation. He witnessed and personally took part in the killing of some of the dogs.

    May 23, 2009 at 12:22 pm |
  3. George McMannis

    If Michael Vick is alllowed back in the NFL, then I want to see Pete Rose in the Baseball Hall of Fame!

    May 24, 2009 at 6:45 am |
  4. Purple Spider

    Michael Vick should not be allowed back in the NFL. His conduct was out-of-control and those Pitbulls suffered for it! It does not matter what kind of disposition an animal has, you don't "add fuel to the fire"!
    Pitbulls can be tamed, if their owner trains in that direction; but the name Pitbull does not have the greatest reputation. Bottom line: no animal should suffer for the sake of a bad owner.

    May 24, 2009 at 9:55 am |

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