Tiger is Special, Cable is NOT!

So, you may have heard by now that Tiger has cheated on his wife more times than he has fingers, but most major sports outlets aren’t really saying their opinion. Yes, I’m talking about you ESPN, SI, Yahoo, etc. I’m guessing it’s because of money, but I found it interesting that sites like TMZ and US have shed the true light on our most recognizable sports figure of this generation. Giving us the texts and voice-mails he sent to his mistresses. It got me thinking are these media outlets scared of the Jordan factor. When he went to play baseball Sports Illustrated put him on the cover of their magazine telling him to go back to basketball. He blackballed them for the rest of his career never giving them another cover shot, advertising shots, interviews, etc.

Tom Cable had a dream, and that dream was to be a head coach. The dream has worked out pretty well so far, as the Raiders have more hope than they’ve had in years, and like anyone living a normal life, he has had some “transgressions” along the way. I can’t defend whatever happened to “the punch” of assistant Randy Hanson. He was portrayed as target #1 bad guy by ESPN as they even ran an Outside the Lines report on the women he abused, and people he didn’t get along with. It was fine and all, because all of it was true, but where’s our expose on Tiger!?! It’s lame how they pick and choose what guys they are going to throw under the bus, and in fear of upsetting possible future connections they aren’t going to run a trashy story on Tiger. Make your mind up ESPN give us the tabloid trash or don’t, just stop being a hypocrite!

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2 responses to “Tiger is Special, Cable is NOT!

  • mceezy

    Reminds me a lot of the hoopla, or lack thereof, around their coverage of Ben Roethlisberger’s Tahoe vacation.

  • tophatal


    You needn’t worry , as Roethlisberger will one way or another come unstuck concerning his legal entanglement. He’s yet to answer a number of questions as to what allegedly took place. My colleagues and I have discussed not only his situation but also Tiger’s judiciously. Being as they’re corporate as well civil trial attorneys, they’ve given me a great deal of insight as to the mindset of the things that are likely to be going on. For me I look at it all from the business standpoint as that’s my forte’ .

    > Charmin Meet The Steelers And Cowboys Two of The Softer Teams In The NFL ……

    Alan Parkins

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