Tiger Woods confession after high-speed car crash

Tiger Woods says the pain of his injuries is worse than he’s ever experienced. Image: Instagram/Getty

Tiger Woods has opened up about the injuries he suffered in a horror car accident, admitting the pain is worse than anything he has ever experienced.

Speaking in a Golf Digest interview published on Thursday, the golf legend admitted his latest recovery was unlike any he has undergone before.

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The 45-year-old is no stranger to rehabilitation procedures, after several back and knee surgeries throughout his career.


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Veteran offensive lineman Jared Veldheer retires from NFL following six-game suspension

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Jared Veldheer’s NFL career is coming to a close in a rather interesting turn of events. On Thursday afternoon, Field Yates of ESPN reported that the veteran offensive lineman, who is currently a free agent, has been suspended for the first six games of the upcoming 2021 season. In the aftermath of that news coming to light, Veldheer released a statement explaining what triggered the positive test and that he would be retiring from the NFL. 

“I was prescribed low dose clomid due to abnormally low T (likely caused from pituitary damage suffered from repeated blows

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Shohei Ohtani for MVP? These six factors will determine if two-way Angels star wins the honor

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher/DH Shohei Ohtani in 2021 has already proved to be a reliable purveyor of baseball miracles. As we move deeper into the season an Ohtani keeps on thriving in his two roles, it becomes more and more plausible that he’ll achieve his biggest miracle of all — becoming the American League MVP for 2021 on the strength of his hitting and pitching. 

Ahead of what will be a pivotal trip to the mound on Friday against the Oakland Athletics — for reasons we’ll lay out below — it’s time to undertake a forward-looking examination of Ohtani’s

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Arsenal transfer news: Roma in talks to sign Granit Xhaka, according to Sky in Italy | Football News

Roma are in talks to sign Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, according to Sky in Italy.

The Gunners want a fee in the region of £21.5m (€25m), however Roma want to pay something closer to £10m plus bonuses.

Xhaka was requested by new Roma boss Jose Mourinho, who was named as Paulo Fonseca’s replacement in May.

The ex-Tottenham boss is understood to be an admirer of the Switzerland international and said of Xhaka two years ago: “He is the most important man in the entire Arsenal midfield. He’s a true leader.”

New Roma head coach Jose Mourinho is an admirer
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Chris Long’s Twitter trolling of Texans’ Mark Ingram is classic

Ladies and gentleman, this is  Chris Long speaking.

Former NFL lineman Chris Long long had a reputation as being one of the league’s biggest, most thought-provoking and entertaining personalities. Those traits have followed him well into retirement.

On Thursday, Long showcased his personality once more, by engaging in a fairly simple Twitter troll job of Texans running back Mark Ingram. 

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Ingram tweeted his disappointment with United Airlines, seemingly upset with the airline’s handling of his missing luggage, which didn’t seem to make it onto a flight with him.

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Grizzlies poke fun at Kings’ playoff drought with legendary tweet

The Grizzlies notched an important on-court victory over the Kings on Friday night, but the knockout punch they landed in a hilarious Twitter exchange with Sacramento after the game may have been an even bigger win.

It all started when the Kings’ Twitter account decided to weigh in on the barbecue scene in both cities.

Naturally, they gave themselves the edge over their Tennessee counterpart.

But the Grizzlies weren’t going to go quietly into the night. They struck back with an absolute dagger against their California counterpart.


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Knicks ‘ready for whatever challenges are ahead’ as playoffs approach

Knicks Julius Randle and Tom Thibodeau fist pound

With Saturday’s win over the Hornets, the Knicks can still finish as high as fourth in the Eastern Conference. A big factor in where the they end up is Saturday’s game between the Bucks and Heat, though New York still has a game of its own on Sunday against the Celtics.

While scoreboard watching is inevitable, head coach Tom Thibodeau still wants his team focused on controlling what they can control.

“For us, we have to step by step,” Thibodeau said. “We’ve got a quick turnaround to get ready for Boston, so

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Bill Russell, Chris Bosh, Paul Pierce headline Basketball Hall of Fame 2021 class

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 2021 inductees on Sunday, a day after enshrining legends Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and more. The 2021 class’ headliners are Bill Russell (as a coach), Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh.

Russell, inducted into the Hall of Fame as a player in 1975, won his final two titles with the Celtics as a player-coach after Red Auerbach retired ahead of the 1966-67 season. He was not only the first Black coach in NBA history, but also the first Black professional North American coach. He is also the first such coach

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Stanley Cup predictions: Sporting News’ 2021 NHL playoff picks

After a 56-game sprint, the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs are officially here. 

Sixteen teams will now hit the ice to fulfill their dreams and drink from Lord Stanley’s Cup in July. Figuring out who the ultimate victor will be is always a crapshoot because, well, that’s what makes the playoffs so spectacular: anyone can win.

With that in mind, Sporting News takes a stab at predicting who will be the last team standing when all is said and done.

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Stanley Cup playoffs 2021 predictions

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What channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, start time for Dover race

For those who are asking “What channel is today’s NASCAR race on?” the answer is the one that will be given over the next few weeks.

The TV channel for Sunday’s NASCAR race is FS1. The network will air the Drydene 400 from Dover International Speedway. The race is the 13th of the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 season, and Fox or FS1 has been the channel for all 13 races.

Sunday’s race will start a bit earlier than the usual mid-afternoon time window for Cup Series events. The green flag is scheduled to drop at 2:11 p.m. ET. Dover does

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