File this in the "Only in America" stories..
Yes, Sports fans another rags to riches story. Well, it’s more of a riches to rags (namely prison) then back to riches story. In 2004, Michael Vick signed a $130 million deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Everyone on this planet knows about Vick subsequently serving nearly two years in federal prison for dog fighting. After prison Vick signed with the Philadelphia Eagles and his fortunes improved. The 2011-2012 football season now has Vick agreeing to a six-year, $100 million deal with approximately $40 million guaranteed.