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2009 Daily Press sports stories of the year
1. The rehabilitation of Michael Vick: The former Pro Bowl quarterback and one-time highest-paid NFL player resumes his life after a nearly two-year federal prison sentence for his role in a dogfighting operation. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell conditionally reinstated him. The Philadelphia Eagles signed him, and he has gradually worked his way into their playing rotation. He continues to deal with bankruptcy issues and periodically speaks about his ordeal to various groups as a cautionary tale.