Tag Archive: Tiger Woods

Jan 08

Flights of fantasy: Reconciling the Vick-cation fund

I’d say that rooting for Mike Vick became a heck of a lot easier when I figured out he had the ability to help me fund a vacation to Cozumel in March.

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Apr 12

Rubbernecking public fuels Tiger’s Nike-orchestrated reascent

The only surprising thing about Tiger Woods’ overnight resurgence into the living rooms of mainstream America is that anybody could possibly be surprised it happened that fast.

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Mar 01

Out of the Woods: History provides blueprint for disgraced golfer’s revival

To say things aren’t going well for Tiger Woods at the moment is an understatement, and yet he has to know deep down that it’s going to work out in the long run. And let’s face it, you and I know the same exact thing.

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Dec 31

Rearview mirror: The coolest, and un-coolest, athletes of the 2000’s

Another set of lists as part of our friends at Trumbull Island’s Year/Decade-ending Top 10 list hysteria. Here are the Top 10 coolest athletes of the decade, and the Top 10 least coolest athletes. I’m sure I’m missing some, but I think it’s a pretty good primer. I think you’ll see Nas is generally a …

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Dec 13

Driven to survive: SI’s choice of Jeter all about their bottom line

Now don’t get this twisted, I actually very much respect Derek Jeter. He’s an excellent baseball player, keeps his name off Page 6, does a lot of charity work and has a work ethic I admire. But Jeter as Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year? Either it was a slow year, or that “award” is …

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Dec 08

One felled swoosh: Perceived perfection led Tiger to flawed existence

It appears that after all this time, what the world might have really wanted is for Tiger Woods to be flawed, because it brings him down to everyone else’s level. When someone appears to be too perfect, it makes people uncomfortable. It forces them to face their own deficiencies. And for so long, Tiger was …

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Jul 20

In teammate, Armstrong finds new way to challenge himself

It’s no secret that Lance Armstrong is an extremely competitive person,  not that that’s a bad thing. That is exactly why it’s hardly a stunner that Armstrong hasn’t been content after all to stand aside and support Astana teammate Alberto Contador during the Tour de France. Does someone like Armstrong, who won seven Tours in …

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