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Tiger Woods is one of America's most awe-inspiring icons. He's been world-famous for decades and his story has many chapters: a phenom's rise, a shocking fall from grace, and debatably the greatest sports comeback of all time. But few people have really gotten to know Tiger Woods - it's been largely left to the media to define who he is. On this season of All-American, Jordan Bell and journalist Albert Chen revisit Tiger's journey to find out what the media got right, and what it didn't.
Nike took a big bet on Tiger when he was just a rookie and immediately faced major backlash. How Tiger's relationship with the sports brand went from a PR mess to one of the most iconic endorsement deals in sports history. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
|Sep 17, 2020|
The Distraction Talks Tiger w/ Shane Ryan
Drew Magary & David Roth of Defector talk Tiger with Shane Ryan in this bonus episode of The Distraction specially made for All-American: Tiger. (Regular episodes of All-American resume next week.) Visit Defector.com to check out the guys' new site. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
|Sep 10, 2020|
After winning his first major championship in 1997, Tiger Woods was immediately touted as a role model to Black children. But is this a role Tiger even wanted? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
|Sep 03, 2020|
Meet the reporter who gets close with teenage Tiger Woods. But will his access remain the same after Tiger's legendary 1997 Masters performance? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
|Aug 27, 2020|
Two magazine cover stories about Tiger Woods change the golf rookie's relationship with the media— forever.
|Aug 20, 2020|
Introducing... All-American: Tiger Woods
A rise to glory. A fall from grace. A comeback no one saw coming. Season 1 of All American tells the story of Tiger Woods through the headlines that have been chasing him for decades. Asking- what does Tiger’s story say about America itself?
|Jul 28, 2020|