Tiger Woods: “I have a lot to atone for.”

Tiger Woods made a short statement today.  He spoke for about 14 minutes.  He talked a lot about his selfishness and foolishness.  He said he has bitterly disappointed everyone in that press room.  Here are some quotes from Woods during the conference: “I’m ashamed to have put you [my friends and business partners] in this position.” “I have a lot to atone for.” “Elin has shown enormous grace and poise in this ordeal.” “I thought I could get rid of whatever I wanted to…I thought normal rules didn’t apply to me.” “I felt I was entitled [to temptations].  Thanks to … Continue reading Tiger Woods: “I have a lot to atone for.”

What Tiger Woods Needs Most

I didn’t want this to be my first real post since returning from South Africa, but I couldn’t help it after I heard the news about Tiger Woods.  Yesterday, Omaha World Herald columnist Tom Shatel wrote a short blog about Tiger.  In the post, Shatel said: [The media] weren’t there for Mickey Mantle or Paul Hornung or the countless other sports heroes who hopped from bed to bed. Nobody knew. Nobody cared. The press took better care of them. That’s the way it goes. But if a kid wants a role model, it should be his parents. Will this stick … Continue reading What Tiger Woods Needs Most