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Nike re-signs Vick to endorsement deal
Fox Sports ^ | 7/01/2011 | Associated Press

Posted on 07/02/2011 7:20:05 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy

Nike re-signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to an endorsement deal Friday, nearly four years after dropping him amid his legal troubles.

(Excerpt) Read more at msn.foxsports.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: black; evil; michaelvick; nfl; nike; stupid; thugadelphia; vick
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Well gee, like the NBA, evil, vicious, cruel and criminal are are target market enhancements. I'm damn near done with the NFL...I gave up on the NBA years ago.....
1 posted on 07/02/2011 7:20:15 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I will refuse to purchase Nike products


2 posted on 07/02/2011 7:21:32 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

It’s time for us to resign as Nike customers!


3 posted on 07/02/2011 7:23:13 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

New Nike ad:

“Man, these shoes make me so fast I could stomp 20 chihuahuas in 3 seconds flat!”

Nike re-signed Tiger Woods as well:

“”Just do it. (Wink wink) Do ALL of it.”


4 posted on 07/02/2011 7:26:05 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: hatfieldmccoy
what does a sports figure actually have to do to be considered persona non grata these days...

crawl over their dying mother to rape their mongoloid prepubescent sister??

what???

5 posted on 07/02/2011 7:27:37 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Yaelle
Wonder if Mike's going to make sure that the owners get 48% of his deal right off the top, just like the players want 48% of the league money of the top-just saying.
6 posted on 07/02/2011 7:33:39 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: yldstrk

NIKE IS DISGUSTING...All over Facebook to boycott Nike. Stupid stupid people. Over and out.


7 posted on 07/02/2011 7:40:37 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: yldstrk

At our house we will not watch any games with Vick involved, no highlights, no blog posts, photos,sports talk radio and NO VICK ENDORSED PRODUCTS. The only replay I want to see of this rat bastard is the career ending injury to his spine....


8 posted on 07/02/2011 7:41:36 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Yeah, I will never forgive Michael Vick


9 posted on 07/02/2011 7:42:36 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Yeah #1 get away shoe of the Ghetto crawling snatch and grab Thief.


10 posted on 07/02/2011 7:49:50 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: yldstrk

I will never forgive the NFL for rehiring him. I stopped being a fan of the NFL when they did this travesty.

Yes, Michael Vick did his time and he needs to earn a living but IMO not in the NFL unless he gives 99% of his salary to fostering homeless and abused pets.


11 posted on 07/02/2011 7:50:35 PM PDT by proudofthesouth (Democratic Party - The party of genocide.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

No Nike products for me. There actually are nice guys in NFL such s T. Tebow. Why this sociopath?


12 posted on 07/02/2011 7:51:06 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: proudofthesouth

I totally agree

NFL is a criminal enterprise as long as Vick is associated with it


13 posted on 07/02/2011 7:54:31 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Those who provide “Bread and Circuses” make a lot of money. Nothing really matters except the gentle flow of cash.


14 posted on 07/02/2011 7:59:23 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: apocalypto
No Nike products for me. There actually are nice guys in NFL such s T. Tebow. Why this sociopath?

Tebow has a Nike contract, too.

15 posted on 07/02/2011 8:06:10 PM PDT by Leroy S. Mort
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Ireally liked Nikes, but Reebok is just as good.
No more Nikes for me.


16 posted on 07/02/2011 8:09:47 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (2012 is the opportunity to get rid of Obama and his Empire of Lies.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Before my other computer died, I downloaded a pic of a poor pit bull-—it’s face torn apart....flesh hanging off of it. The result of a human directed dog fight.

I await the day I see Vick’s face in such a condition.

Look to how one treats dogs to see true character.

Vick....hell awaits you.

NFL...you’re whores.


17 posted on 07/02/2011 8:10:09 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Leroy S. Mort

Then just walk away.. Tebow should know better than to lie down with dogs.... fleas and such... whadda think... Tebow cash driven hypocrisy in 3..2..1..


18 posted on 07/02/2011 8:11:42 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

ping


19 posted on 07/02/2011 8:26:28 PM PDT by Tribune7 (We're flat broke, but he thinks these solar shingles and really fast trains will magically save us.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

a boycott is in order

“The next time you stomp puppies, Michael Vick and Nike want you to think of them”


20 posted on 07/02/2011 8:32:18 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: hatfieldmccoy
He never should've been allowed back into the NFL.

I'm only surprised Nike too so long to bring him on board.

What a joke.

21 posted on 07/02/2011 8:38:31 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama: law degree. Reagan: economics. Obama studied gov't. Reagan studied prosperity.)
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To: newzjunkey

too=took


22 posted on 07/02/2011 8:39:11 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Why?


23 posted on 07/02/2011 8:58:57 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Nike re-signs Vick. This is why I fully expect Obama to be reelected. As a society we have become shallow and our memories short.


24 posted on 07/02/2011 9:01:35 PM PDT by BBell
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To: hatfieldmccoy

lol- predicable


25 posted on 07/02/2011 9:35:16 PM PDT by Red6
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To: hatfieldmccoy

No more Nike products in my house. If you don’t think Vick would still be torturing bulldogs if he hadn’t got caught, I have a bridge I can sell ya....


26 posted on 07/02/2011 10:10:55 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God!)
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To: Mortrey
Did you down load the picture of any children where a pit-bull had ripped their head open???? He could kill the entire breed and I would give him a medal.
27 posted on 07/02/2011 10:13:00 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: org.whodat

That’s because you’re an idiot.


28 posted on 07/02/2011 10:16:08 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God!)
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To: Lil Flower

Another one that loves seeing all the people killed by this worthless POS breed of animal.


29 posted on 07/02/2011 10:23:25 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: BBell

“As a society we have become shallow and our memories short.”

Very well put.

A great share of the American population is more interested in who’s gonna win “American Idol” or clambering (sp?) over the newest iPhone release than in what their elected officials are doing.


30 posted on 07/02/2011 10:53:22 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: apocalypto

I work with a sport that Nike supplies; I have to wear the goods.

I have to find a way to protest this.


31 posted on 07/02/2011 10:53:27 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Ann Coulter's "Demonic" - - Identifies the Democrats in Detail)
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To: All

Nike alone should be punsished for the spectacularly ugly uniform designs they come up with for the University of Oregon.


32 posted on 07/02/2011 10:55:46 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: hatfieldmccoy
>>> Nike re-signs Vick to endorsement deal

Outrageous. These go back to the store first thing Tuesday. And this time I mean it.


33 posted on 07/02/2011 11:06:27 PM PDT by tlb
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I bet someone is going to feel like it’s ironic. I just got done on a thread saying that animals do have a right if a local or state government feels fits to prevent a owner of a animal like a dog from inflicting pain on it. However, what’s interesting is that a guy who severed actual prision time who to everyone’s most upmost obsevations has been repentent regarding his past transgressions, continues to be villified regarding that. So he’s not allowed to make money anymore because of a past sin? Do we really know if he’s tuely repentant? Of course not... however, it’s reasonable to concluded that Vick regardless of what he’s done is allowed the chance to prove he’s a better person.


34 posted on 07/03/2011 12:28:27 AM PDT by Almondjoy
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To: hatfieldmccoy

"I don't always torture dogs to death, but when I do I wear Nikes."

"Stay (blood)thirsty, my friends."

35 posted on 07/03/2011 12:30:20 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Almondjoy
There is the view that exists today that because one has 'done his time', we are suppose to forget what he has done the moment he leaves prison.

All it means is that he is a free man.

Nike is simply shoving it in our face, like we HAVE to forget what he did.

A criminal needs to show he has changed over time, not just when there is a financial incentive to do so.

36 posted on 07/03/2011 12:57:21 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: yldstrk

I boycotted Nike decades ago :p


37 posted on 07/03/2011 2:58:03 AM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: org.whodat
Did you down load the picture of any children where a pit-bull had ripped their head open???? He could kill the entire breed and I would give him a medal. I can't believe I had to scroll down to post 27 until there was a post that didn't sound like it came directly from PETA. Did Vick break the law? yeah, but these were fighting dogs, vicious dogs bred to fight, we're not talking golden retriever puppies here. PETA has people brainwashed so much that even folks here on FR can't tell the difference. I was hearing Sarah McLachlen music until I got to this post.
38 posted on 07/03/2011 4:37:12 AM PDT by conservaterian (Sarah/DeMint '12)
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To: org.whodat

You’re free to defend Vick, see that dogs are tortured and killed and buy all the Nikes you can stuff in your house. You can do all that with my blessing. What would be really nice is if you could refrain from calling other FReepers idiots and posting over the top accusations.


39 posted on 07/03/2011 4:54:00 AM PDT by whatshotandwhatsnot (Islam wants you dead.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Cuz he sed, “I sorry fo wut I’z did 2 da dawgz.”


40 posted on 07/03/2011 4:54:32 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: whatshotandwhatsnot

I must apologize for saying that the person I replied to called other FReepers idiots. That was a false allegation. Everything else stands.


41 posted on 07/03/2011 4:56:50 AM PDT by whatshotandwhatsnot (Islam wants you dead.)
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To: whatshotandwhatsnot

You need to take up reading, the fool using the idiot term was one of you Peta people.


42 posted on 07/03/2011 4:57:56 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Nice, if the shoes look pretty cool I’m getting them. I don’t know where y’all get the whole ‘animals have rights thing but I don’t even pretend that he did any wrong. No ones rights were violated.


43 posted on 07/03/2011 5:27:54 AM PDT by Raymann
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To: Slings and Arrows

44 posted on 07/03/2011 5:43:40 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy
If evil, sociopath, scum, like Vick are allowed sought out to endorse products that little kids will use.

Then I think Mafia Hit Men should be able to endorse Firearms!

'Hi folks. My name's Vinny and I've worked for the Bada-Bing Crime Family for 35 years and I have Twenty Verifiable Hits to my credit. And when I'm out to whack someone there's nothing I'd rather use than a Mossberg 500. So get one today at your local sporting goods store. Tell 'em: "Vinny Sent You".'
Wonder how that would go over?
45 posted on 07/03/2011 6:34:56 AM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits [A.Einstein])
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To: yldstrk

FWIW, I have never owned a Nike product and I never will.


46 posted on 07/03/2011 6:36:30 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: mewzilla
Meanwhile....

Nike CFO Gives View Of Gross Margin Pressure, Revenue Growth

47 posted on 07/03/2011 6:40:46 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: fortheDeclaration
There is the view that exists today that because one has 'done his time', we are suppose to forget what he has done the moment he leaves prison.

No one has to forget what he has done, but he has served his time, and if the Philadelphia Eagles wish to employ him that's their business. The is no law preventing them from hiring an ex-con. If you don't it, you can protest, boycott, whatever. Same goes for Nike.

48 posted on 07/03/2011 7:05:31 AM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: hatfieldmccoy
What seems to be forgotten here is the history of this prosecution. First, why did the feds prosecute? There is absolutely nothing in the Constitution that makes dog fighting a federal crime. This was a prosecution of political correctness (now if the state had made this criminal and prosecuted, while the law would have been inspired by PETA/political correctness, at least the law would be valid and if Vick didn't like the law he could take his operations to another state). Second, this was a racial prosecution. When added to political correctness, Vick was the perfect target, black and an athlete. Many states have allowed dog fighting up until the last several years, it is a part of some cultures (and I don't mean just black, but socio-economic). Had Vick been a white or asian non-athlete we'd have never heard of this case.

The federal prosecution of Vick should be a major concern for all. The PETA inspired political correctness forming the basis of this prosecution should be of equal concern.

Even more fundamentally, the venom and hate directed towards Vick is thousands of percent more than that directed toward those that slaughter HUMANS. A fact that says more about the future of this country than anything else

49 posted on 07/03/2011 8:10:10 AM PDT by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: Lil Flower

That’s because you’re an idiot...

...that’s not the right thing to say to this person...should have said ‘that’s ‘cause you’re a blithering idiot...


50 posted on 07/03/2011 8:51:43 AM PDT by IrishBrigade
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