Woods apologizes after fined for spitting in Dubai

The Associated Press

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Tiger Woods apologized after he was fined an undisclosed sum by the European Tour on Monday for spitting on the green during the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

The tour said in a statement that tournament director Mike Stewart reviewed the matter and “feels there has been a breach of the tour code of conduct.” (more…)

Vick Inks First Endorsement Since Leaving Prison

Vick

Welll I have to say it’s about time!

Michael Vick has signed his first endorsement contract since his release from prison.

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Pro Bowl quarterback inked a two-year contract with Unequal Technologies, a provider of the football pads Vick wore last season.

The deal will be announced on Thursday.

Chief executive officer Rob Vito says Vick is the company’s first corporate spokesman. Vick was once the NFL’s highest-paid player and he endorsed many products during his six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. But Vick lost everything following his 2007 arrest on dogfighting charges, for which he served 18 months in federal prison.

He returned to the NFL in 2009 with the Eagles, and worked his way from a seldom-used third-string quarterback to the key cog on a division-winning team. He will start for the NFC in the Pro Bowl this weekend.


Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press

10 Things Every Woman Should Know Going Into the NBA Season

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It’s Gametime For the Ladies of VH1’s Football Wives

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The NFL Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

   It’s wasn’t a coincidence that you saw pink all over the NFL yesterday; it was the NFL’s continued commitment to doing their part to support the efforts and research of breast cancer during the month of October. The National Football League and NFL Players Association will support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its largest on-field presence and a national breast cancer screening-reminder and fundraising campaign. In collaboration with the American Cancer Society, the initiative, called “A Crucial Catch: Annual Screening Saves Lives,” encourages women 40 and older about the importance of having an annual mammogram. (more…)

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