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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.

All-American: Tiger Woods Stitcher

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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.

    Episode Eight: The Lost Years

    Episode Eight: The Lost Years

    After months of silence, Tiger finally confronts the error of his ways. In the years that followed, Tiger's life was dominated by loss after loss— and people started to write him off.

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    • 34 min
    Episode Seven: The Crash

    Episode Seven: The Crash

    Over Thanksgiving weekend 2009, Tiger Woods crashed his Escalade into a tree. In the tabloid drama that followed, Tiger's picture-perfect image was shattered, too. 

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    • 37 min
    Episode Six: Family Matters

    Episode Six: Family Matters

    After marrying Elin Nordegren in 2004, Tiger Woods took on a new identity: family man. Not long after, he faced a devastating loss. Was the foundation he'd built his life and career on beginning to crack?

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    • 31 min
    Bonus: The Distraction on How Tiger Changed the Game and the 2020 U.S. Open

    Bonus: The Distraction on How Tiger Changed the Game and the 2020 U.S. Open

    Drew Magary & David Roth of Defector talk about the 2020 U.S. Open with Chris Thompson 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 guy’s new site)

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    • 29 min
    Episode Five: The Greatest

    Episode Five: The Greatest

    In the early 2000s Tiger was at the height of his career-- he seemed completely unstoppable. How did Tiger navigate being the best in the business? He learned from another great, Michael Jordan.

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    • 35 min
    Episode Four: Tiger Inc.

    Episode Four: Tiger Inc.

    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.

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    • 36 min

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