Michael Vick Will Work Construction After Prison

All that fitness built up through an NFL career is finally going to do Michael Vick some good. According to the ASSOCIATED PRESS, Vick already has a construction job lined up that will begin as soon as he is released from prison.

jackhammer guy

(Michael Vick’s $750,000 per year plan.)

That’s right, a man who was the face of an NFL franchise and arguably an entire city just two years ago is now going to be standing on a jackhammer for a living, because of dogfighting and a crippling bankruptcy case that has left him with little hope of paying back the $11.1 million he owes the Falcons ($6.5 million) and a former agent ($4.6 million). Instead, the best he can hope for is 40 hours a week of hard labor, at least until the NFL agrees to reinstate him.

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Rays: Want Tickets? Then Give Us All Your Money

Finally realizing that there was actual demand to go to a baseball game in St. Petersburg, the Rays have uncovered the seats in the upper deck and made them available for Games 6 and 7 of the ALCS. Last night, the announced attendance at the Trop improved by nearly 6,000 over the previous “sell-out” capacity of 35,000.

Rays fans

(These people had never even heard of baseball until two weeks ago)

In the interest of fairness and accessibility for all fans, the tickets were distributed via a lottery system. Unless, of course, you could come up with a truckload of money to give the team. Then they’ll have no problem letting you bypass that whole lottery nonsense.

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