Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/31/13
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On Wednesday morning a text arrived from Orlando to say embattled analyst Brandel Chamblee would finally be appearing again on the Golf Channel. It hadn't gone unnoticed that since Chamblee touched off a firestorm by implying that Tiger Woods was a cheat - in a column for golf.com - he had not been seen on the network. Some - including some at the Golf Channel - read those tea leaves and wondered whether Chamblee's days as a TV talking head might be numbered. The truth, however, went more like this: borrowing a page from the Tiger 2009 Thanksgiving playbook, the Golf Channel buried its head in the sand, ignored the story and hoped the controversy would just go away. Because that's a strategy that has been so successful throughout the millennia ... Privately, executives at the network justified dodging the story by noting Chamblee made his case for giving Tiger's five-win season an "F" - and equating it to an F he'd received on a fourth-grade test in which he cheated - for anoth...
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