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Michael Vick: Why Isn't Michael Vick Being Protected by the Media Like Ben Roethlisberger?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

There's a separate manual for the issuance of justice in society and sport. African-Americans often get the short end of the stick when compared to their white athletic brethren.

Why is Michael Vick the Most Hated Athlete in Sports?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

How can Vick, an athlete who had it all and lost most of it, be perceived as the most hated athlete in sports? Simple: It's a heavy dose of social engineering, race, and media composition.

Whither Big Ben? Suspension Likely for Steelers Quarterback

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

With Goodell's mantra that playing the NFL is a privilege and not a right, consequences are probable here.

Roethlisberger Speaks! Well, Sort of...

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

Interesting how the same mainstream media attacked Michael Vick, Tiger Woods and Plaxico Burress, yet they take it easy on the elite white quarterback in the NFL.

Eagles Trading McNabb? Not Now, Maybe Later

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Despite last week's breathless anticipation about a pending trade of Donovan McNabb away from the Eagles, we can all back away, at least for the moment. Nothing to see here, step away from the scene.

Thoughts on Tiger Woods

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Carl Jeffers

In America, redemption is not only possible for fallen heroes; it is in fact something that the fallen hero can count on. And this is a good thing.

Michael Vick, Playgirl Model? Magazine Seeks NFL Star

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Michael Vick has been invited to strip down for Playgirl, according to an article at IMDB. Life & Style reports that the magazine will make a $1 milli...

Hood Pass For John Mayer?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: King Anyi Howell Everyone wants one. ...

Michael Vick Talks Dogfighting, Returns To Crime Scene (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

'The Michael Vick Project' premiered tonight on BET, giving the controversial quarterback an opportunity to open up about the dogfighting crimes that ...

Feds Asked Michael Vick About Steroids

The Smoking Gun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JANUARY 6--A Drug Enforcement Administration informant told agents that Michael Vick once spoke about steroids and human growth hormone with a dealer,...

PR Damage Control 101: How to Come off Contrite

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ian Gurvitz

"I plan to use this time for introspection and to learn to control my GREED/DRINKING/RAGE/ANGER/ANTI-SEMITISM/INSATIABLE SEXUAL APPETITES" (Circle the relevant details).

Ponytail Pull Was Bad (But Good for Women's Sports)

Laura Pappano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Laura Pappano

It is tiring to hear enlightened men describe themselves as "supporters" of women's sports as if they are charitable donors.

2009 Hall of Shame Inductees

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Jim Taylor

The 2009 inductees who have been selected have distinguished themselves by their egregious behavior that has brought shame on themselves and soiled all those who have been touched by them.

Top NFL Matchups Week 11

Khai Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Khai Gordon

The AFC has become just as complicated as the NFC has been for years when attempting to shape the playoff picture. The Denver Broncos jumped out earl...

Celebrities Behaving Badly

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

Sociologists tell us that deviance plays a positive role for society. Deviance shows us what happens with you cross certain boundaries - as well as what and where those boundaries are.

The Year in The Business of Football: Busy as Ever

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

It's time to look back at the biggest stories in the business of football for the 2009-10 season, which are many of the same stories that will be the biggest in 2010-11.

Tiger - and All the Other Untrustworthy Marketing Spokesboys

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Richard Laermer

The final stop in my tour of poorly-timed sports marketing missteps: the soon-to-be-boring soap opera of Tiger and his lillies. Woods was an untouchable until a mere two weeks ago; now sports marketers don't what to do with him.

Is Elizabeth Lambert a Victim?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Is she a perpetrator of shameful behavior? Absolutely. But she is also a victim of a media that thrives -- dare I say, survives -- on such lurid episodes.

The Dog on the Elevator and New Media

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norm Stamper

As much as I was revolted by what I saw on the video of a man kicking a dog in an elevator, we must see these images. We should all understand, at a visceral level, what that man did.

Tiger Woods To Michael Vick: 'Waiting A Long Time Got People Polarized' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WaggleRoom.com and SportsByBrooks highlight a clip ESPN dug up from 2007. Asked to comment about Michael Vick's dogfighting scandal, Woods shared his ...

NFL 2009 Week 10 Recap

Elizabeth Engel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elizabeth Engel

OK, I did call us to lose to the Chargers. But why do the Eagles have to torture me with almost comebacks?

The Year of the Apology: The Worst and Best of 2009

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Maslansky

We tested 15 of the most public apologies of the year to see what makes for a good apology and a bad apology and what we can learn from our A-list of apologists.

Michael Vick Touchdown: TD Is Vick's First Since Return To NFL

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) ATLANTA -- Michael Vick's return to Atlanta has been a big success. (SCROLL FOR VIDEO) Vick has his first touchdown run and first scoring pass ...

The Michael Vick Project: Vick Gets Reality Docu-Series

Los Angeles Times | Greg Braxton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

He's out of prison, back in the NFL, and now Michael Vick is going to star in his own television series. The quarterback, who took his first regula...

Tiger's Mistresses Gather at Yankee Stadium for Press Conference

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

With Woods' much-anticipated press conference set for Friday morning, thousands of the golf legend's mistresses converged on Yankee Stadium to watch the proceedings on the stadium's giant Jumbotron.