SPORTS: Michael Vick RE-SIGNS With NIKE + Is Shannon Brown Opting To Leave The LA Lakers?
Four years ago, Michael Vick was one of the most hated men in America after he pleaded guilty to federal charges of dogfighting. But after serving his time, NIKE is ready to offer him some redemption and has resigned him as a spokesman.
Get the deets inside and find out about the big shake-up at the LA Lakers that may ship Shannon Brown and wife Monica out of Los Angeles.
Has America forgiven Michael Vick for being convicted of dogfighting? According to sports giant NIKE, just maybe....
NIKE is back in business with Michael Vick after abruptly dropping him from their lineup after his doggie bustup with the feds.
Mike's agent Joe Segal released a statement saying,
“Mike has had a great relationship with Nike and is excited to be part of the Nike team again.”
Vick’s longtime agent Joel Segal told CNBC that “Michael is excited to have a long-term and strong relationship with Nike.”
The deal was done by Chicago-based attorney Andrew Stroth.
NIKE spokesman Derek Kent also had this to say,
“Michael acknowledges his past mistakes. We do not condone those actions, but we support the positive changes he has made to better himself off the field.”
It's nice to see the advertising world giving Michael a second chance at making more money than most of us will ever see. THIS is how you make a comeback.
In other news:
Shannon Brown has opted out of the final year of his contract with the LA Lakers, making him a free agent.
But Lakers fans should not put those old jerseys on Ebay just yet, as Shannon opted out of his last contract but then resigned to the LA Laker a few years ago. So maybe its a tactic for more money....or time on the court.
In a statement, Shannon recently said
"I haven't ruled out the Lakers," said Brown. "I don't know if they will rule me out. I'm staying open."
So I guess his free agent status isn't cut and dry....we will see how this plays out. Monica better get in all the dinners with her new besties the Kardashian-Odoms that she can....