Sports Illustrated just released its list of the highest-earning athletes in the world for the past year. Floyd Mayweather is No. 1 for the second-straight year. He was joined in the top-10 by three NBA players, two NFL players, 2 golfers, 2 NFL players. The top 10 for American athletes:
Tiger Woods played a British Open practice round at Muirfield today, and he brought along girlfriend Lindsey Vonn. Vonn, coach Sean Foley, and caddie Joe LaCava were all inside the ropes with Tiger. She has been a fixture at all of Tiger's big tournaments since they started dating last winter, but this is the first time we've seen her join him on the course.
Forbes just released its annual list of the world's highest paid athletes. International household names dominate the top of the list with Tiger Woods ranking first at $78.1 million in earnings last year.
Tiger Woods, who has fallen to 13th in the world golf rankings without a title since November of 2009, remains atop the list of the world's highest-paid athletes according to Forbes magazine.While Woods has seen his annual earnings plunge $50 million over the past two years, he remained atop the Top 50 list with $75 million over the past 12 months to outpace NBA star Kobe Bryant, the runner-up at $53 million.
Tiger Woods got off to a horrible start at the British Open, with a bogey on the first hole. But considering what happened to his tee shot, it could have been a lot worse. Tiger started the hole by hitting his tee shot well left of the fairway... The ball hit a tree and landed in waist-high rough...
Regardless of your feelings about Tiger Woods, it's undeniable that he's one of the hardest working athletes in the sport. His marathon practices, frosty relationships, and blunt quotes about why he plays golf have given him a reputation as golf's most fearsome competitor. We pulled out 16 anecdotes that show just how intense Tiger is.