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ENGLAND

ENGLAND

At Heathrow, I faced a British customs agent, who inspected my passport. “What is your occupation?” he said.

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EXPOSURE

EXPOSURE

Note: The William Hill Sports Book of the Year will be awarded in London on Tuesday. “Tiger Woods” by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian is a finalist. In my first year of law school, I wrote a book about athletes and violence against women. I had no intentions of being a writer. At the t...

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MERCURY

MERCURY

In the summer of 1985 I was 19-years-old and about to embark on a two-year mission for the Mormon Church when I heard on the radio that there was going to be a concert called Live-Aid to raise money for famine-ravaged Africa. More than 50 performers from Mick Jagger to Paul McCartney to Bob Dylan t...

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LONDON CALLING

LONDON CALLING

Last week the Tiger Woods biography was named a finalist for Sports Book of the Year in the United Kingdom. The winner will be announced at the end of November in London. I am headed there for the announcement.

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SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT

SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT

A few days ago, I received an email from an editor at the New York Times, who asked if I’d be interested in writing an essay about Tiger Woods and his inspiring comeback. On the eve of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing, I said yes. The next day, while watching Christine Blasey Ford and...

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THE BIGGEST COMPLIMENT

THE BIGGEST COMPLIMENT

Last week LeBron James returned to Ohio for the grand opening of a public school for at-risk children in his hometown of Akron. Two-hundred and forty children who are under-performing in math and reading comprise the inaugural class in the I Promise School. The LeBron James Family Foundation and it...

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ROPES

ROPES

I was zipping down the Merritt Parkway, nighttime summer air blowing through the windows, the radio tuned to an 80s station. My 12-year-old daughter cranked up Kim Carnes. All the boys think she’s a spy. She’s got Bette Davis eyes.

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TIME FOR A NEW ENDING​

TIME FOR A NEW ENDING​

I’ve written a book called Little Pink House. I’ve produced a movie based on the book, which is currently in theaters throughout the country. Today I’m proposing that the City of New London do something bold and progressive — give back the land it took by eminent domain from...

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AN APOSTLE AND A GENTLEMAN

AN APOSTLE AND A GENTLEMAN

  News Flash — As I was putting the finishing touches on this blog post, I received an email from Simon & Schuster, informing me that Tiger Woods has reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. I was so stunned that I was sure I had misread the email. How can this be? Then more...

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 SEEING PINK

SEEING PINK

Tomorrow “Little Pink House” opens in theaters. The world premiere took place Sunday night at the Garde Arts Center, a historic 1,400 seat theater in New London, the city where the epic legal battle Kelo v New London was fought. It sold out, and hundreds more people were turned away at...

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REAL TIME

REAL TIME

My life is crazy right now. Crazy in a good way. The Tiger Woods biography comes out next week, and today New York Times book critic Dwight Garner compared it to a Christopher Nolan movie, calling the book “a big American story that rolls across barbered lawns and then leaves you stranded in...

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WHAT IF IT WAS YOUR DAUGHTER?

WHAT IF IT WAS YOUR DAUGHTER?

The publication date for the Tiger Woods biography has been moved up to March. It’s been a long haul, but last week my partner and I finally finished the last pages. The next day I boarded a plane with my wife and headed to an island in the Caribbean for a long-overdue vacation.

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TIGER

TIGER

Today I’m happy to share the cover and title of my forthcoming biography on Tiger Woods, which I’ve spent the past three years researching and writing with my fearless partner Armen Keteyian. The book will be out in the spring.

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EVEN FOR A MINUTE

EVEN FOR A MINUTE

This time last year I was finishing up a book tour with Steve Young to promote his autobiography, which, by the way, just came out in paperback.

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NOTHING STAYS THE SAME

NOTHING STAYS THE SAME

  I just put my wife and youngest daughter on a train to Virginia. I hate goodbye. Especially at the end of summer. Now I’m in a coffee shop with my oldest daughter, sipping a protein shake, listening to The Head and the Heart. Cause no one likes to be so lonely. No one likes to feel alon...

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