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Tiger Woods


Teed off

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |
tags: Buddhism, civil discourse, media, sports, Tiger Woods
Though it was much-anticipated and rather heavily promoted in the media, I made no note of the Tiger Woods press conference scheduled to televise his first public statement since his scandalous affairs broke last November. But an interesting thing happened.....


Tiger Woods’ confession: a hole in one

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 February 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: apologies, Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods' "confession" is a full and frank admission of personal responsibility for doing wrong (not just "unacceptable" things) and a clear statement of his determination to make up and do better. As such it is a pretty impressive apology, one that beats most of what we have heard lately from public figures who have betrayed their wives and families. So what, if it was scripted for him -- he has made it his own.


Behind what Brit Hume said

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |
tags: Tiger Woods
The longtime professional journalist and Fox News contributor has been excoriated in the press for suggesting that while Tiger Woods may recover professionally in the sports world when news of his adulterous scandals dies down, his personal recovery may be more questionable if his Buddhist upbringing guides his conscience.


Infidelity: in spite of everything, we still care

John Robson | 18 December 2009 | FEATURES |
tags: morality, Tiger Woods
There is an encouraging lesson in the public reaction to the Tiger Woods scandal.


Our disappointment is encouraging

Sheila Liaugminas | 13 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |
tags: marriage, Tiger Woods
A lot of Americans are disgusted by media saturation coverage of the Tiger Woods scandal and all his alleged mistresses and the loss of at least some of his endorsement contracts and what all those big corporations may do if they haven’t bailed out yet, and whether there’s even more to come out about the man’s stunning fall from grace.


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