Masters coverage: Of networks, pundits, kneepads and chapstick. I watched final round coverage of the Masters today and in case you didn’t hear yet, Jordan Spieth was transcendent. There was a problem, […]
ESPN isn’t a division of TMZ, but some days they might as well be. I was just watching SportsCenter as I ate dinner. After telling us the good news and the bad […]
by Chip Ainsworth A good nonfiction sports book is hard to find because most authors tend to put athletes on a pedestal. There are exceptions, such as Robert Creamer’s biography of Babe […]
The eye of the Tiger: does Woods have to choose between being a great golfer and a good human being?
Tiger Woods wrapped up the 2010 Open Championship at St. Andrews tied for 23rd and 13 strokes off the pace, “his worst finish at a major in which he completed 72 holes […]
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
This is not about Tiger Woods. It's about Billy Payne. And Augusta National. And sexism. And racism.
You may have caught the story last week. Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne stomped the balls off Tiger Woods for … well, if you need to be told what for, then you […]
Of tigers and dogs and the howling jackals of the press: what the Woods trainwreck can teach us about public relations
In case you missed it, Eldrick Tont Woods, the world’s greatest golfer, has been up against some pressing PR issues of late. Pretty much nobody is arguing that he’s handled it well. […]
“If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.” Who said it?
In case you missed it, Toyota seems to have developed a little public relations problem. And, like most PR issues, this one ultimately has very little to do with PR. Instead, the […]
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]