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Tiger's Silver Bullet: Humanity

Woods' icy demeanor won't get him back in society's good graces

(Newser) - A classic anthropological model suggests that Tiger Woods has to show humility and humanity if he's to win back his fans. From a scientific perspective, "it's already clear that Woods will not easily regain his place as one of the planet's most ubiquitous pitchmen and a cultural hero."... More »

TMZ: Woods Was Admitted to Hospital as OD

OD, breathing trouble noted on hospital charts after SUV crash

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was admitted to the hospital listed as an overdose after his SUV crash, according to sources at Florida's Health Central Hospital. Woods—whose wife handed paramedics bottles of Ambien and Vicodin—was having trouble breathing and doctors used a respiration tube to help him, the sources tell TMZ.... More »

Elin to Cops: Tiger Was Drinking Before Crash

Woods had been prescribed Ambien, Vicodin

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was drinking before his SUV crash, a newly released police report shows. Elin Nordegren Woods told the officers at the scene her husband had consumed alcohol and had prescriptions for Ambien and Vicodin the day of the crash. The new details come from a police report leaked to... More »

Crash Witness: Tiger Snored, Elin in Shock

Mysterious knocking preceded accident

(Newser) - Tiger Woods ended up snoring and shoeless on a neighbor's lawn after his SUV crashed into a tree, according to interviews released by investigators. Neighbors say they put a pillow under the golfer's head while wife Elin Nordegren stood by, CNN reports. "She was actually very quiet," a... More »

Tiger 'Amazing in Bed'

The third alleged mistress brags to a friend

(Newser) - And now this: The third woman linked to Tiger Woods' extracurricular activities told a friend that he was "amazing in bed." Kalika Moquin, a marketing manager at a Vegas nightclub, reportedly dished to a friend, who has now dished to Life & Style . Woods and Moquin reportedly last... More »

Rachel Uchitel to Come Clean on Tiger Affair

Details trickle out on Jaimee Grubbs, Kalika Moquin, and lady #4

(Newser) - As the rumor mill continues to churn out news of Tiger Woods’ infidelities, first alleged mistress Rachel Uchitel plans to admit her affair with the golfer. Uchitel and celebrity attorney Gloria Allred scheduled a press conference for today to discuss the “relationship,” and sources tell Radar Uchitel will... More »

Tiger Pays Elin Up to $80M Not to Bolt

Tiger, Elin Nordegren Woods begin intense marriage counseling

(Newser) - News of Tiger Woods' extracurricular activities seems to be pouring in hourly, but don't look for Elin Nordegren to move out anytime soon. Woods’ has made a deal to pay his wife to stick around, including an immediate $5 million payment, Gerald Posner writes in the Daily Beast , and a... More »

Hypocritical Media Should Stop Swinging at Woods

Tiger's attackers in the press just angry he won't play their game

(Newser) - The sanctimonious media frenzy surrounding Tiger Woods' "transgressions" smells pretty hypocritical to Jason Whitlock. The tabloids can be excused because they're just doing their job, Whitlock writes at Fox , but writers at outlets like ESPN and the Washington Post are "pretending Tiger has committed some crime against humanity... More »

Tiger Apologizes for 'Transgressions'

Woods doesn't confirm, deny affairs with Rachel Uchitel, Jaimee Grubbs

(Newser) - In a statement posted on his website , Tiger Woods apologizes for unnamed “transgressions” and admits that he “let my family down.” The golf phenom bemoans the “tabloid scrutiny” currently invading his privacy, but promises that “I will strive to be a better person and the... More »

Chinese Vid 'Replays' Tiger Woods Crash

Elin Nordegren freaks out over Rachel Uchitel...in Chinese

(Newser) - If you’re dying to know just how the Tiger Woods car crash went down, good news: A Chinese-language video has emerged on YouTube showing just that, E! reports. The educational video features the official version of events—a distraught Elin Nordegren trying to free her husband from the car—... More »

Tiger Cited for Careless Driving; No Criminal Probe

Florida officials say the case is closed

(Newser) - Tiger Woods will get a careless driving citation for the car crash outside his Orlando-area mansion last week, but will not face criminal charges, the Florida Highway Patrol said today. Woods faces a $164 fine and four points against his driver's license. The citation will close the investigation. More »

Second Woman Claims Affair With Tiger Woods

Jaimee Grubbs says she has photos and texts to prove it

(Newser) - A second woman has come forward to say she's had an affair with Tiger Woods. Jaimee Grubbs, a 24-year-old cocktail waitress in Los Angeles, tells US Weekly that she had a 31-month fling with Woods beginning in April 2007. Grubbs, who appeared on the VH1 show Tool Academy, says she's... More »

Tiger Bails on His Own Tournament, Citing Injuries

Woods won't play again this year, apologizes to fans

(Newser) - Tiger Woods has pulled out of this week's Chevron World Challenge—which he has hosted for the past 9 years—and is blaming injuries sustained in his mysterious car crash early Friday morning. "I'm very sorry that I can't be there," reads a post on his website. The... More »

Tiger's Maybe-Flame Hires Celeb Lawyer

Gloria Allred known for taking high-profile cases

(Newser) - The New York club hostess rumored to be Tiger Woods' mistress has hired celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred, the New York Daily News reports. Allred, who calls herself the "most famous woman attorney in the nation," met Rachel Uchitel at the LA airport yesterday. "I don't think there's... More »

Fla. Cops Seek Tiger Search Warrant

Injuries may have been caused by domestic violence, or DUI

(Newser) - The Florida Highway Patrol is trying to get a search warrant that would allow it access to Tiger Woods' hospital records, TMZ reports. The goal: To figure out whether the golfer's injuries were caused by his car accident or his wife. To get a warrant, authorities must show probable cause... More »

Tiger Breaks Silence, Blows Off Cops Again

In statement on website, golfer praises wife for acting 'courageously'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is "pretty sore" physically and his feelings are hurt after 2 days of speculation about his car crash early Friday morning—but if Florida Highway Patrol investigators want to hear his story, they'll have to wait. A scheduled meeting was canceled this afternoon for the second consecutive... More »

Alleged Mistress: I Didn't Have Affair With Tiger

But 'National Enquirer' says she's lying

(Newser) - The woman accused by the National Enquirer of having an affair with Tiger Woods says the accusations aren't true. "I did not have an affair with Tiger Woods," Rachel Uchitel tells US Weekly . "I met him twice and have not heard from him since." She wished... More »

Tiger Lost Consciousness; Wife Helped Free Him

Investigation on hold until after golfer gets some rest

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was unconscious for 6 minutes after his SUV collided with a fire hydrant and tree near his Florida mansion early this morning, and his wife heard the crash and helped free him from the vehicle. Elin Nordegren, a former model, used a golf club—she presumably had quite... More »

Tiger OK, Has Cuts on Face: Agent

Golfer out of hospital after early-morning car crash

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is out of the hospital and doing well after an early-morning car crash in which he suffered facial lacerations. The superstar golfer hit a fire hydrant and tree with his Cadillac SUV, and his condition was initially reported as serious, the designation for any patient transported by ambulance.... More »

Tiger Woods Seriously Hurt in Car Accident

Golf star was pulling out of his own driveway

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was seriously hurt in a car crash early this morning outside his home in Orlando, the Florida Highway Patrol reported this afternoon. Alcohol was not a factor. The golf megastar was pulling out of his driveway at less than 33mph—the speed at which airbags deploy—when he... More »

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