Is it fair to compare greats from different sports?

July 9, 2009

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I just came across an interesting blog on the bleacher report comparing the greatness of Roger Federer and Tiger Woods.

Tiger still tops … in pay

June 19, 2009

tiger1 Tiger Woods not only remains the highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine for the eighth straight year, his total compensation is more than double the next highest total. Talk about lapping the field!

17th at Sawgrass — gimmick or greatest finish in golf?

May 5, 2009

Tiger Woods and Adam Scott have described it as gimmicky. Phil Mickelson believes it is the midway point in golf’s most exciting finish but former British Open champion Mark¬†Calcavecchia says it has the same effect as a nervous wait for a nasty dental appointment.

Looking back, 2009 Masters will go down as one of the best

April 16, 2009

Spectators who were fortunate enough to be at Augusta National for the final round of the 2009 U.S. Masters will never forget the experience as the birdie roars returned to the undulating, par-72 layout with a vengeance.

On the Tiger trail at Augusta National

April 11, 2009

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Got a look at Tiger Woods during the second round of the U.S. Masters … sort of.

Japan’s Tiger cub Ishikawa needs breathing space

April 11, 2009

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Picture this: You are one of your country’s biggest celebrities, you have signed a multi-million dollar deal with IMG, teenage girls scream when you walk into a room and you have a media circus tripping over each other to follow your every move — before you’re even old enough to drive.

Which is better — a low-scoring Masters or a gruelling slog?

April 11, 2009

After many leading players — including Tiger, evergreen Gary Player, Greg Norman and Mike Weir — complained that changes to toughen Augusta National had robbed the Masters of birdie and eagle opportunities that had often made Masters Sunday a compelling rollercoaster ride, Thursday’s opening round produced record low scoring.

Master Woods beats Bryant in swagger stakes

April 7, 2009

An exciting NCAA Tournament final gave us a glimpse of a cast of future NBA players but for now no one can match Kobe Bryant….except maybe Tiger Woods.

Lefty’s golden opportunity

March 29, 2009

Having been overshadowed by Tiger Woods for most of his career, Phil Mickelson appears to have a golden opportunity to grab his share of the limelight this year.

Tiger, birdie, eagle: it’s like he’s never been away

February 26, 2009

Tiger Woods tees off to begin his first round play against Brendan Jones of Australia at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship golf tournament in MaranaAlmost 14,000 fans swarmed across Dove Mountain’s Ritz-Carlton Golf Club during Wednesday’s opening round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, most of them with just one golfer in their sights.