Month: November 2000

Woods rejects offer to play

Subject Golf Description The World number one Tiger Woods has turned down a reported £870,000 sterling appearance money offer to play in Australia’s top tournament, which starts tomorrow. The Australian Open at Kingston Heath is the first of 11 tournaments down under over the next three months. Creator […]

Woods conscious of his image

Subject Golf Description In a week of player-power, Tiger Woods is the latest to flex his muscles. And the timing is especially interesting, with the USPGA Tour about to renegotiate a $500 million contract with the American television networks. Creator DERMOT GILLEECE Source https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/woods-conscious-of-his-image-1.1114763?mode=sample&auth-failed=1&pw-origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.irishtimes.com%2Fsport%2Fwoods-conscious-of-his-image-1.1114763 Publisher irishtimes.com File

Where are they now: Doug Williams

Subject Sports; Football Description He got his start with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but former quarterback Doug Williams is best-remembered as the MVP of Super Bowl XXII. A first-round draft pick from Grambling State University, Williams joined the Buccaneers in 1978 and helped lead them to their first […]

Lewis-Tyson fight looms large

Subject Sports; Boxing Description A cool, clinical display of ruthlessly efficient safety-first boxing from Lennox Lewis ended the romantic notion that the Samoan David Tua could ever be heavyweight champion of the world, at least while Lewis continues plying his trade, and also brought closer the next heavyweight […]

A Fabulous Enigma

Subject Sports; Boxing; Biography Description Some time soon, almost certainly within the next year, Britain’s world heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis, will walk away from the ring. There is doubt about the timing, only because arranging a fight with Mike Tyson, which would provide Lewis with a last hurrah […]

On Black Men (Paperback)

Subject Black Men Ceremony; Black Culture Description Mutilated, dying or dead, black men play a role in the psychic life of culture. From national dreams to media fantasies, from sensual intimacy to outpourings of murderous violence, there is a persistent imagining of what black men must be, a […]

The Stereotype Trap

Subject Culture; Sports; Life Description This is a test of “natural ability,” Jeff Stone and his colleagues informed some of the kids. They told others that this is a test of “the ability to think strategically,” they told others. Then the students, nongolfers, all played the course, one […]

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