Over the weekend, Tiger Woods granted his first two interviews (each limited to 5 minutes) since his scandal broke. This Orlando Sentinel article offers a nice description of the interviews. Kelly Tilghman, who played college golf at Duke University and ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi are being lauded for their interviews with Tiger Woods. Tiger did not […]
So, Tiger Woods announced today that he’ll resume golf tournament play in Augusta, Georgia on April 8th. This follows Tiger’s lengthy public apology. Today, Tiger is quoted as saying: “I have undergone almost two months of inpatient therapy and I am continuing my treatment. Although I’m returning to competition, I still have a lot of […]
This just in from ABC/ESPN: Tiger Woods‘ apology seemed sincere to more than half of Americans, but his popularity remains in the weeds. In an ABC News/ESPN poll conducted from Feb. 25 to 28, 54 percent of 1,004 respondents said that Woods was sincere when he said he was sorry for the damage done by […]
The alleged transgression: The Canadian women’s hockey team celebrate their 2-0 gold medal Thursday night win over the U.S.A. by drinking beer and champagne and smoking cigars on the ice rink. At least one member apparently tried to commandeer a Zamboni. One of the players involved was 18. The apology: “The members of Team Canada […]
In December, I posted here about Tiger Woods’ troubles. Today, Tiger Woods held a news conference (no questions permitted) and offered a carefully-crafted public apology. Tiger’s apology was extensive and it reminds me of this much less well-known public apology for infidelity. Today, I had an opportunity to comment in the media about this apology. […]
Washington Post columnist Kevin Huffman has graded public apologies from 2009, which he has called “The year of the apology.” Nice work, Kevin! Do you agree with his grades?
This commentary by Mike Wise in the Washington Post is powerful and personal. Kudos to Mike, Robin (quoted in my blog), and others who have spoken about their cheating without making excuses. Biggest kudos to those who maintain their vows without fail- may they not be a rare breed.