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Sports News: Michael Vick, UFC 135, Venus Williams, NFL

Michael Vick signs a huge contract with Eagles

After been affected socially and financially by the dog-fighting ring scandal, Michael Vick is a brand new man, and one that just received a huge $100 million contract for 6 years with Philadelphia, the team that believed in Vick when nobody else did, and whom will be trusting in his talents to take the franchise to a super bowl. The veteran quarterback started as third string man when he arrived to the team, but his increasing eagerness for making things right has earned him the trust of the Eagles, and now he just need to prove that he is actually worth the cash.

UFC 135: Jackson accuses Jones of spying

The camps from professional fighters can probably all use a bit of insight information concerning what the rival team is doing in order to have their fighter ready to face his opponent, and according to Quinton Jackson, there are spies from current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on his camp who are passing information to Rampage’s future adversary at the upcoming main card of UFC 135 (to take place on September 24). Jackson’s suspicions came due to false information spread by him about an injured hand, to which he received a phone call from Joe Silva, a matchmaker for the UFC, asking about the injury, and with Silva pointing out Malki Kawa, Jones’ manager, as the one who told him about it. Whether this is real or not, and whether this can affect Rampage, we will have to wait for the actual fight in order to see how all of this is going to unfold.

Venus wins her first round match against Dolonts

World ranked number 36 Venus Williams is starting to dissipate negative comments concerning her current shape as the professional tennis player won her first-round match against Russian Vesna Dolonts (ranked 91)in two sets, 6-4 and 6-3. It seems like Williams is humble about the winning as she acknowledges that she is no longer one of the favorites to win it all, as she said that “I’d be at any tournament I could play. I just want to play tennis. It doesn’t matter what the tournament is, I just want to play.”

Giants fell to Jets 17-3

The Giants were disappointing in their 17-3 loss to the Jets, and the main reason for this was the poor performance from Eli Manning, a quarterback that is struggling to be part of the NFL’s elite, and even though he has a super bowl ring, it was clear on the game against the gang green that he is not fully ready to face the challenges of the upcoming season.

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