NFL: San Diego 33, Philadelphia 30

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Nick Novak connected on a go-ahead 46-yard field goal with 7 seconds left Sunday, hoisting the San Diego Chargers to a see-saw 33-30 win over Philadelphia.
NFL: Philadelphia 33, Washington 27

NFL: Philadelphia 33, Washington 27

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- LeSean McCoy ran for 184 yards and Michael Vick produced three touchdowns Monday in the Philadelphia Eagles' season-opening 33-27 win over Washington.

NFL: Philadelphia 31, Jacksonville 24

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Bryce Brown and Chris Polk rushed for fourth-quarter scores Saturday to help the Philadelphia Eagles come back for a 31-24 pre-season win over Jacksonville.
Vick back as Eagles' starting quarterback

Vick back as Eagles' starting quarterback

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Michael Vick will be the Philadelphia starting quarterback for the opening the 2013 NFL season, Eagles Coach Chip Kelly said Tuesday.

NFL: Philadelphia 14, Carolina 9

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Nick Foles ran 7 yards for a touchdown in the opening period Thursday and Philadelphia held Carolina to three field goals in downing the Panthers 14-9.

NFL: New England 31, Philadelphia 22

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Tom Brady looked sharp in a brief outing Friday and LaGarrette Blount scored twice to bring New England a 31-22 decision over Philadelphia.
Eagles' Cooper fined, apologizes for racist slur

Eagles' Cooper fined, apologizes for racist slur

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles said the team fined wide receiver Riley Cooper for saying he would "fight every n-----" at a Kenny Chesney concert in Philadelphia.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 18, 2013.
By United Press International

Four QBs taken in Round 4 of NFL draft

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Quarterbacks Matt Barkley of USC and Ryan Nassib of Syracuse were taken in the fourth round of the NFL draft Saturday.

Order issued for Marcus Vick's arrest

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va., April 10 (UPI) -- A judge ordered the arrest of former Virginia Tech football player Marcus Vick, who has repeatedly failed to appear for court hearings on a debt.

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Rutgers fires basketball Coach Mike Rice ... Falcons sign linebacker Brian Banks ... Ex-Penn State player arrested in rampage ... Olympic diver Sammy Lee found ... Sports news from United Press International.

Falcons sign linebacker Brian Banks

ATLANTA, April 3 (UPI) -- Brian Banks, exonerated of rape charges after serving over five years in prison, was signed Wednesday by the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced.

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Atlanta tight end Gonzalez to return … Notre Dame to leave Big East this summer … Vick cancels book tour amid threats … Georgia Southern fires basketball coach … Sports news from United Press International.
Vick cancels book tour amid threats

Vick cancels book tour amid threats

PHILADELPHIA, March 12 (UPI) -- A book tour by controversial Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was canceled due to "credible threats" of violence, his publisher said.
Vick takes dog training classes

Vick takes dog training classes

PHILADELPHIA, March 5 (UPI) -- Quarterback Michael Vick, who served prison time for his role in a dogfighting case, was seen enrolling in a dog training class, a sports website reported.
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Michael Vick
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) rushes for a 7-yard touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the first quarter at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland on November 15, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Atlanta Falcons for six seasons before serving time in prison for his involvement in an illegal dog fighting ring.

Vick played college football at Virginia Tech, where as a freshman he placed third in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He left after his sophomore year to enter the NFL and was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2001 NFL Draft. He became the first African-American quarterback to be selected first overall in an NFL Draft. In six seasons with the Falcons, he gained wide popularity for his performance on the field, and led the Falcons to the playoffs twice. Vick ranks second among quarterbacks in career rushing yards.

In April 2007, Vick was implicated in an illegal interstate dog fighting ring that had operated over five years. In August 2007, he pleaded guilty to federal felony charges and served 21 months in prison, followed by two months in home confinement. With the loss of his NFL salary and product endorsement deals, combined with previous financial mismanagement, Vick filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2008. Falcons owner Arthur Blank did not want Vick on the Falcons, and after attempts to trade him failed, Vick was released. He signed with the Philadelphia Eagles and was reinstated in Week 3 of the 2009 season.

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