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What price will Vick pay for biggest gamble of life?

August 20, 2007 - Amy Jo Hanna

Breaking News on www.altoonamirror.com (click here):

Vick to plead guilty to dogfighting charges 

scarredRICHMOND, Va. -- AP Story: Click Here - Michael Vick’s lawyer said Monday the NFL star will plead guilty to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges, putting the Atlanta Falcons quarterback’s career in jeopardy and leaving him subject to a possible prison term. 

 

The offense is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine, although federal sentencing guidelines most likely would call for less. Vick’s plea hearing is Aug. 27. 

 

The announcement came as a grand jury that could add new charges met in private. Prosecutors had said that a superseding indictment was in the works, but Vick’s plea most likely means he will not face additional charges. 

 

The gambling allegations alone could trigger a lifetime ban under the NFL's personal conduct policy.

 

It's going to be interesting to see just how much justice prevails... My gut already hurts at the possibility...

 
 

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