Tiger Woods Continues His Remarkable Comeback Tale

This weekend was an eventful one with all the storylines going on with the NFL regular season, the playoff races in the MLB coming down to the last week, and last, but not least, Tiger Woods is back in the win column. After five long years, the wait is over, and Woods hit number 80 in PGA wins. But it wasn’t about the number 80; it was more about the one. That one stinking victory that we weren’t sure if we would ever see. Woods certainly wasn’t; his reaction after the…

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Tiger Woods is (Almost) Back

This past weekend was excellent for sports fans because of one person: Tiger Woods. It’s been a long time, but Tiger Woods had a spectacular weekend. He lost by only two strokes to Brooks Koepka during the PGA Championship, getting second place. This ‘moral victory’ has given Woods’ fans tremendous hope that he still has a promising future in the sports world. After everything Woods has gone through over the last ten years (marriage scandal, DUI, multiple back surgeries, Achilles tendon tear, etc.), no one believed that he would ever…

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People Do Not Realize the Influence and Dominance of Tiger Woods

Every sport has its icon. Basketball has Jordan, boxing has Ali, soccer has Messi or Ronaldo, tennis has Federer or Williams, and baseball has Babe Ruth. Being an icon is rarified air. It has to with both dominance in your respective sport, and then becoming a household name and transcending the game. And as great as all these guys are, none can match Tiger Woods’ level of combined dominance, influence, and value to his/her respective sport. Tiger’s 20+-year career is a tale of two halves: the second half of it has…

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June 17th, 1994: A Day to Remember in Sports History

Today marks the 24th anniversary what was perhaps the wildest day in sports history. Many of the most memorable moments in athletics all happened to place on the same day: June 17, 1994. Perhaps you remember the 17th as the day your eyes were fixed on your television as OJ Simpson attempted to evade police in a low-speed chase in his White Ford Bronco. Or maybe as the last time golf legend Arnold Palmer would compete in the U.S. Open. Not ringing a bell? Perhaps you remember this day as…

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Spieth Steamrolls Last Five Holes to Win British Open

Jordan Spieth dominated the first three rounds of the 146th British Open and then proceeded to bogey three of the first four holes today allowing co-leader Matt Kuchar and Haotong Li to creep back in to contention. The drama reached its peak when Spieth seemed ready to fall apart on the thirteenth hole after slicing shot so badly to the right he had to take a penalty stroke. After roughly half an hour of finagling and an apology to Kuchar, Spieth managed to save bogey but in the process ceding…

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