(SL) – Since the infamous golf club incident, life just hasn’t been the same for Golfing great Tiger Woods. And now, as he recovers from his second back surgery there’s more to deal with. His former Caddy Steve Williams is reopening his infidelity files in a new book, Out of the Rough, in which he describes what life was like working for Woods.
Williams, the New Zealander who assisted the former world #1 to all but one of his 14 major victories is now estranged from his former boss.
He talks about life with Tiger, including his indiscretions/mistresses that we’ve all heard about. Williams also describes how his paymaster had ‘other bad habits that upset him including treating not clearing his name out of the cheating scandal and treating him like a slave.
(Atlanta, GA) – It’s not a fluke ando no your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you the Falcons are really that good. After a slow start that included two picks on Atlanta QB Matt Ryan and a lost fumble, the Falcons were able to turn things around and remain undefeated. As Coach Quinn said post game, “It took us all game to get there, but we did it.”
Sunday’s 25-19 overtime win against the Washington Redskins highlighted what’s different about a new-look Falcons offense under the watch of talented play-caller Kyle Shanahan. The Falcons were not a top tier rushing team last season, but plowed through the ‘Skins for 176 yards on Sunday.
It proved the Falcons are strong on both ends after star wideout Julio Jones was shut out in the first 30 minutes.
Speaking of strengths, Devonta Freeman continues to dominate by any means necessary. After the refs rescinded one of his touchdowns, the running back found his way right back into the end zone ultimately shredding the Redskins for 153 yards on the ground.
“We turned this thing around together,” said Freeman. “We said back in April what we wanted to stand for, so it’s all showing and paying off right now. Everybody is living up to our expectations.”
The NFL reports the revived ground game only helps quarterback Matt Ryan, forcing teams to now account for a cast of backs that produced just one 100-yard rushing performance over the past two seasons. Freeman already has two this autumn and eight touchdowns.
Ryan and Jones, of course, have the ability to go off at any time, but Atlanta last season would have been cooked on a day that saw their franchise quarterback throw two picks and lose a fumble as he did against Washington.
It just goes to show the new attack and pound the ball mentality that a new, tougher Falcons team is displaying this season .
Quinn’s go after it scheme just gives an already aggressive team more desire to get to the ball resulting in interceptions like CB Robert Alford’s leading to a game winning touchdown in OT.
Alford raced to the end zone with an interception as Redskins wide receiver Ryan Grant, center, was blocked out of the game-ending play by defensive end Adrian Clayborn.
This after the Redskins had tied it up with just :25 seconds left in the 4th qtr. They don’t quit and seemingly welcome the challenge. The Falcons are 5-0 . The final score was 25-19. Up nest….NOLA!
(Atlanta, Ga) – As Sports Wire Magazine prepares its second edition, look for WNBA/Atlanta Dream superstar and Olympian Angel McCoughtry to spice up the cover. Here’s a sneak peek of our Sports Wire Cover shoot with the beautiful baller who could double as a model. Angel sat down with Sports Wire Media Director, Sytonnia, and she doesn’t hold back either as she talks about her lifestyle, being a preacher’s kid and her fiance Brandy.
Read on for a behind the scenes video clip of the Atlanta Dream superstar.
(Bleacher Report) – Darnell Dockett is on a journey. One that has lasted for over 20 years.
On July 4, 1994, then-13-year-old Darnell returned to his Decatur, Georgia, home to discover his mom’s lifeless body lying in the hallway. Dockett vividly remembers the blood on the wall and the position in which he found his mother. The case remains unsolved. There are currently no leads and no suspects for the murder of Cheryl Hambrick.
To this day, Dockett is thoroughly convinced the person responsible was someone his mother knew. Someone close to the family. He’s also convinced the killer is watching him closely, but from afar…hiding in shame.
The former Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl defensive tackle opens up about his life before and after that horrific day. For the first time since his mother’s death, Darnell visits the house where his life trajectory so violently changed course. He searches into the ghosts of his past hoping to find the closure he so desperately seeks.
(ATLANTA ) – The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game’s matchup of No. 6 Auburn and No. 25 Louisville is the first major neutral-site game of 2015 to sell out. Peach Bowl, Inc. and university officials today announced both teams have completely sold through their allotments of 30,000 tickets each and no tickets remain for public sale.
“When you get two historically successful, top-25 teams with fan bases as passionate as Auburn and Louisville, you know you’re going to have a tough ticket,” said Gary Stokan, Peach Bowl, Inc. president & CEO. “What a great way to kick off the season with an electric, bowl-like atmosphere with two ranked teams in front of a packed crowd in Atlanta and national TV audience on CBS.”
The game between the Cardinals and the Tigers is set for Saturday, Sept. 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the Georgia Dome and will be nationally televised on CBS.
The matchup marks just the second meeting of the two preseason top-25 teams. Auburn won their only previous game in 1974. This will be Louisville’s first Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game appearance and Auburn’s second – following up a 2012 tilt with Clemson.
“To open the 2015 football season in a sold-out venue like the Georgia Dome against a top-10 team is exciting for our program,” said Louisville Head Coach Bobby Petrino. “Our fans have a proven track record of supporting our football team no matter the location, so it’s not surprising they have responded the way they have to this exciting matchup. I know they will help create an outstanding atmosphere as we kick off the season.”
No. 6 Auburn vs. No. 25 Louisville first 2015 neutral-site game to sell out
“We look forward to playing in front of a sellout crowd at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff game versus a very good .Louisville team on a national stage to open the 2015 season,” Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn said. “We have the best fans in college football and our team looks forward to playing in front of the Auburn Family in the Georgia Dome on Sept. 5.”
The teams will battle for The Old Leather Helmet Trophy, one of college football’s iconic rivalry-game trophies. Traditionally, winners of The Old Leather Helmet don the helmet on the field after the game, starting with the head coach and then rotating from player to player as the team celebrates its victory.The nation’s longest-running kickoff game, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game averages more than 66,000 fans per game – higher than 30 bowl games from last year – and has sold out seven of its 10 matchups. The game’s team payout averages $4.3 million, which is higher than 21 bowl games last season. Television viewership is also traditionally strong with more than 40 million viewers tuning in to the series since 2008.
Continue on for past and future Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game match-ups.
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