Suspended Atlanta quarterback Michael Vick wants to work with an unlikely ally — the Humane Society of the United States — on...
RICHMOND, Va. — Suspended Atlanta quarterback Michael Vick wants to work with an unlikely ally — the Humane Society of the United States — on a program aimed at eradicating dogfighting among urban teens.
Society president Wayne Pacelle said Tuesday he recently met with Vick at the federal prison in Leavenworth, Kan., and that Vick said he wants to work with the group once he is out of federal custody. Billy Martin, one of Vick’s attorneys, said Vick requested the meeting.
Vick is serving a 23-month prison sentence after his 2007 dogfighting conviction. He is scheduled to return to Virginia this week to serve the final two months of his term under home confinement in Hampton.
Vick, 28, is expected to be released to supervised probation July 20.
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