Skip to main content

Tiger's not out of woods just yet

By many accounts, Tiger Woods is the favorite to win the U.S. Open.

It's just like the Masters, when Woods was coming off a convincing win and was tabbed as the favorite.

Tiger told us he was ready for a win and his game was in shape.

It didn't work out that way.

Tiger looked normal and didn't win a green jacket.

The Open starts Thursday and Tiger is coming off another convincing win.

We're also hearing similar comments about everything clicking for Woods before the tournament.

We'll see how that works out for him.

I think Tiger is trying to convince himself, the media and the rest of the PGA Tour his game is back.

He's trying to bring back the intimidation factor.

I don't think the top players are buying it.

And I don't think Woods' game is tip-top shape.

I think he'll eventually win another major, maybe even two.

It won't be this week at the Open.


Popular posts from this blog

Baseball and poker similar in how action unfolds

The game of poker has received a bad rap for years for being too boring. Due to longperiods of inactivity in a game, players tend to tune out of the game. The funny thing
is, Baseball is also one that many of these same people happen to like even though
sometimes it also has has similar long periods of inactivity, even if those long periods are
not shown on TV.

In big poker tournaments, such as the highlights we see in the World Series of Poker, has
skewed the reality of how long of a process that the game can really be. Sometimes even
in baseball, during the World Series there are long period of innings where there isn’t
much going on, like in poker except one person raising and others folding.

That can change quickly and sometimes just as dramatically as a big solo shot homer. A
player can make a raise, followed by a three-bet from another player. The original raiser
then moves all-in and gets called. Now, all the people watching the event are on their
feet cheering and screaming fo…

Scary news from Antwaan Randle El

Embed from Getty Images

Every Steelers fan knows Antwaan Randle El.

His pass in Super Bowl XL helped clinch the Steelers' fifth Lombardi.

Now people might know Randle El for another reason: He's having trouble remembering things and having trouble walking down stairs.

The Post-Gazette's story was a grabber, with Randle El saying he wouldn't play football if he could do it over again.

Here's a quote:

The kids are getting bigger and faster, so the concussions, the severe spinal cord injuries, are only going to get worse. It’s a tough pill to swallow because I love the game of football. But I tell parents, you can have the right helmet, the perfect pads on, and still end up with a paraplegic kid. There’s no correcting it. There’s no helmet that’s going to correct it. There’s no teaching that’s going to correct it. It just comes down to it’s a physically violent game. Football players are in a car wreck every week.
He played football for nine seasons. Now he worries ab…