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  • Terrence Cody of the Baltimore Ravens indicted for animal cruelty

    Terrence Cody of the Baltimore Ravens indicted for animal cruelty

    A former player for the Baltimore Ravens could face three years in prison as he faces two felony counts of animal abuse in regard to the death of his Bullmastiff.

  • Hero coach rescues puppy from hot car

    Hero coach rescues puppy from hot car

    Coach Barry Switzer is a legend to football fans across the U.S. The former head coach of the University of Oklahoma Sooners and popular NFL team the Dallas Cowboys became an icon when he became one of only two football coaches in history to win both a college national championship and an NFL Super Bowl. […]

  • Michael Vick rewarded for “making progress”

    Michael Vick rewarded for “making progress”

    Why the early reinstatement? According to Goodell, Vick is “making real progress.” I assume he’s talking about on the football field, as I haven’t seen much progress when it comes to Vick’s promise to “help more dogs than [he’s] hurt.” Well, “progress,” “growth,” and all those other words that connote redemption are subjective, I suppose. […]

  • Open letter to Oprah Winfrey as she prepares for Michael Vick’s appearance on her show

    Open letter to Oprah Winfrey as she prepares for Michael Vick’s appearance on her show

    Dear Oprah, I noticed that your decision to host Michael Vick next week has garnered a lot of commentary, most of it highly critical. But I’m cautiously optimistic about the appearance of Vick on your show. You are the one person who could respectfully, but unyieldingly, hold him accountable for his actions. You could ask […]

  • President Obama, Tucker Carlson weigh in on Michael Vick as season closes

    President Obama, Tucker Carlson weigh in on Michael Vick as season closes

    Sick of Vick? You’re in luck… maybe. The Eagles’ season, mercifully, ended on Sunday, ostensibly heralding the wane of 24/7 Michael Vick coverage. By all accounts, he’s played spectacularly these last few months, and he’s remained a favorite topic for anyone with a microphone – or a blog. In the last few weeks alone, […]

  • Cheer the player AND the man

    Cheer the player AND the man

    Had enough of Michael Vick? Meet Will Witherspoon: former Philadelphia Eagles (!) player, now a linebacker for the Tennessee Titans. Witherspoon may witness an occasional tiff between terriers, but I imagine anything close to a dog fight is broken up swiftly and cleanly at the doggie daycares he owns. Yep, you read that right. […]