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Vick Signs Guilty Plea, Denies Killing Dogs

Disgraced QB admits sponsoring dogfighting, promoting gambling

(Newser) - Michael Vick admits sponsoring a dogfighting operation and denies killing dogs but acknowledges that dogs were killed through his and two co-defendants' "collective efforts," according to the plea agreement the disgraced Falcons QB signed yesterday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. He also acknowledges promoting gambling but denies being a... More »

Dogfight Case Bares Vick's Profound 'Flaws'

Great athlete, but 'arrogant' and 'stupid,' says columnist

(Newser) - Quarterback Michael Vick's involvement in a dogfighting ring is symptomatic of a twisted character, says Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Jeff Schultz. Though "as wonderful an athlete as we've ever seen," the Falcons player is "deeply flawed," "arrogant," and "just plain stupid," Schultz insists. More »

Cohort: Vick Was Money Man for Dogfights

Co-defendant pleads guilty, spills to prosecutors

(Newser) - Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick financed the dogfighting ring busted on his Virginia property, his co-defendant told prosecutors yesterday. Tony Taylor entered a guilty plea for his role in Bad Newz Kennels, the organization Vick allegedly used to train and fight dogs, Bloomberg reports. Taylor's cooperation wasn't based on a specific... More »

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