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NFL Bans "Ron Mexico" Jerseys

Sales of customized NFL jerseys bearing the name "Ron Mexico" and "Mexico" have been banned by the NFL. A lawsuit filled against the former #1 draft pick alleges that Vick infected girlfriend Sonya Elliot in 2003 with herpes. Ron Mexico is one of the aliases Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick allegedly used at clinics where he was tested for STD's. Elliot's lawyers are seeking Vick's admission that he used the "Mexico" alias--and perhaps other fake names--"for the purpose of herpes testing and/or treatment."

NFL no fan of Vick's 'Ron Mexico' jerseys [AP/MSNBC]
Michael Vick Hit With Sex Suit [TSG]


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Comments (6)

How about banning "Ron Mexi... (Below threshold)

How about banning "Ron Mexico" himself.

That would be nice for a change.

I find it interesting that ... (Below threshold)
timothyb:

I find it interesting that she decided to sue after he signed the new contract and almost a year after the 'incident'.

What kind of man, and I use... (Below threshold)
Laura M.:

What kind of man, and I use that term loosely,would go out and have unprotected sex after being diagnosed with herpes?

I have a Ron Mexico T-shirt... (Below threshold)
bullwinkle:

I have a Ron Mexico T-shirt on today, ron is rum is Spanish, Ron Mexico is a major brand of rum down here. I can't wait till the word gets out that it gives you herpes.

Waiting to see if this is t... (Below threshold)
Chrees:

Waiting to see if this is true.

But after reading (several years ago) about Vick's family and friends cheering when former Falcon QB Chris Chandler went down in a game with an injury...then they threw stuff at Chandler's wife who called them on their boorishness....... well, looks like the apple didn't fall too far from the tree.

What! Threw stuff at Chandl... (Below threshold)
courtney:

What! Threw stuff at Chandler's wife, I have never read any thing like that. As a friend of the family i know Vick's family would never do a thing like that. They have never seen his wife.




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