philadelphia eagles

Dog owner confronts Vick as he’s presented keys to city of Dallas

This clip is a must watch.On Saturday, Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway presented keys to the city to Michael Vick because, said the mayor pro tem, “…he’s a hero.”Local reporter and radio personality, Richard Hunter, attended the key-presenting ceremony. Hunter and his wife adopted Mel, one of the Vick dogs, who still bears deep […]

by dogtime
February 7th, 2011

Pit Bulls: a ban in Texas, an anti-dogfighting campaign in Philly

Big news day yesterday for my favorite dog breed.The Huffington Post explored a proposed Pit Bull ban in the state of Texas. Justin’s Law, named for the ten-year-old boy mauled to death by dogs, would make owning a Pit Bull a felony. The piece suggests that the Pit Bull question is one of  ”…nature vs. […]

by dogtime
January 25th, 2011

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, Vick’s […]

by dogtime
January 11th, 2011

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. Witherspoon owns […]

by dogtime
November 19th, 2010

Could Michael Vick learn from Ernie Sims?

Philadelphia Eagle Michael Vick has been attempting to fly under the radar lately. Vick’s hoping to avoid talk of his latest ethical misstep, possible connection to the shooting of his dog fighting co-defendant, Quanis Phillips, outside his birthday party last month.   But on Sunday, Vick’s new teammate, Ernie Sims was all about making news. He […]

by dogtime
July 12th, 2010
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