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The Victory Formation:
Shortly after Tiger Woods won the Bay Hill Invitational, Nike released the following digital ad, as Tiger regained the #1 overall ranking in Golf: This is seemingly rankling a few people, due to Tigerâ€™s past indiscretions with infidelity. They claim it comes across as if winning as cured all the ills from Tigerâ€™s mistakes. Which couldnâ€™t be further from the truth. That quote is what Woods said in response to Greg Norman last fall during the Tour Championship when he said Woods was â€˜intimidated by Rory McIlroy.â€™ This is just a perfect example of taking something out of context. However, would not surprise me if the marketing department at Nike figured that people would react this by testing it out in focus groups. This certainly wouldnâ€™t be Nikeâ€™s first attempt at exploiting Tigerâ€™s issues in an ad. We think it is relatively harmless, but people will find something to complain about all the time. H/T Washington Post
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According to reports, Tiger Woods apparently sent Rory McIlroy a text message that in essence read, "Get your finger out of your ass and win."
Tiger Woods is back on top of the golf world and Nike claims that "winning takes care of everything" with their latest ad.
Woods and fellow legend Arnold Palmer team up for this EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14 commercial, which is probably one of the greatest spots ever put together.
Tiger Woods competes in Tavistock Cup.
Tiger Woods returned to No. 1 in the world by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational, not surprising except if you consider where he was a little more than a year ago.
Woods had not won a PGA Tour in some 2 1/2 years. He missed most of the summer and two majors in 2011 because of injuries to his left leg and Achilles tendon. He walked off the course at Doral a year ago because of...
With Tiger Woods rained out, NASCARâ€™s Auto Club 500 was the dominant non-NCAA sporting event of the weekend. Sundayâ€™s NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 500 from Fontana (CA) earned a 4.5 overnight rating on FOX [...]
It seems as though getting back to being ranked #1 in the world for the first time since December 2010, having a new girlfriend and putting together three wins to start the year has Tiger Woods feeling better than usual. Â This text message to Rory McIlroy doesnâ€™t seem like the normal thing Tiger would do, but it does make it seem as though Rory and Tiger are better friends than...
Hunter Mahan doesn't believe Tiger Woods has to win a major to validate his return to No. 1 in the world.
Woods fell to as low as No. 58 toward the end of 2011. But after winning at Bay Hill for his sixth PGA Tour title in the last 53 weeks, Woods returned to the top of the ranking for the first time since October 2010. Woods hasn't won a major, however, since the 2008 U...
If a bunch of aging action stars can come together and do a movie where they do a whole lot of butt kicking like back when they were young then why can't a few golfers do the same right?
Tiger and Arnold could make a sporting edition of The Expendable isÂ SylvesterÂ Stallone decides to write one! Till then fans will jsut have to be satisfied with these golfing legends doing...
Rory McIlroy sent a text message to Tiger Woods on Tuesday, congratulating him on winning at Bay Hill and taking over the No. 1 world ranking again.
Woods responded by telling McIlroy to get going and win this week's Houston Open. A victory would put McIlroy back at No. 1, a spot he held for 32 weeks before Woods' latest win.
McIlroy says losing the top ranking allows him...
Time to open up the notebook as we approach the second week of the NCAA Tournament. Quite a few items to get to...
Sporting News picks up a story from sister publication Sports Business Journal by John Ourand and David Broughton on the NHL's TV ratings since the lockout. Suffice to say like the NBA a year ago, ratings both locally and nationally have gone up significantly...
Dear lord, what was Tiger thinking?
Gentlemen, weâ€™re moving to Sweden. Why? Because Elin Nordegren has a familyâ€¦
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