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Vick Pleads Guilty to Federal Dogfighting Charges

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick arrives at federal court in Richmond, Va. Win McNamee, Getty Images hide caption

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News Headlines: Aug. 27, 2007

USA Today: Vick Formally Enters Guilty Plea — "In a court hearing that lasted just under 20 minutes Monday, Michael Vick entered a guilty plea to a conspiracy charge related to a federal dogfighting investigation that could send the Atlanta Falcons quarterback to prison for a year or more."

Update: Vick Apologizes, Asks for Forgiveness

Read the text version of Vick's apology.

What do you think of Vick's statements? What, in your opinion, would be a fair punishment?

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