February 22, 2009

Woods' Comeback Has Precedent

In beginning his comeback, Tiger Woods might want to look beyond the golf course for inspiration

Contrary to what the hype surrounding this week would have you believe, Tiger Woods is not the first athlete at the height of his sport attempting to come back from a serious injury. Heck, he's not even the first golfer. Is there anything to be learned from the past? Perhaps only that ever case is different.

Ben Hogan

Gayle Sayers

Michael Jordan

Mario Lemieux

Joe Montana

--Sam Weinman