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2009-02-04 14:32:29

PGA golfer Tiger Woods, writing on his personal Web site, says he thinks he's on solid footing while he rehabs his surgically-repaired left knee. Many people have asked me if my swing has changed since the surgery, the world's top-ranked men's golfer wrote on Tigerwoods.com. I'm doing all the things I' been trying to do for a long time, but I can actually hit into my left leg without my bones moving. It's a nice feeling! The Stanford graduate, now a resident of Orlando, Fla., has not played...

2008-12-17 20:16:21

Tiger Woods, six months after having his left knee surgically repaired, said Wednesday his doctors were uncertain when he would be able to play competitively. Woods appeared Wednesday to help publicize the Chevron World Classic, an exhibition tournament he hosts each year at the Sherwood Country Club. Despite suffering from ligament damage in the knee, Woods played in and won the 2008 U.S. Open in dramatic fashion -- defeating Rocco Mediate in a playoff that went 19 holes. The legs are...

2008-11-24 11:55:19

Golf superstar Tiger Woods and U.S. automaker General Motors Corp. say they have mutually agreed to end their endorsement deal on Dec. 31. The cost-cutting move by GM will give Woods more personal time to spend with his family, The Detroit News reported Monday. Woods and his wife are expecting their second child. I am very proud of the long standing partnership I've had with GM and have enjoyed being a part of the company's dramatic product evolution, said Woods in a statement. Woods has been...

2008-08-23 00:00:24

By Stephen Bourne Tap-dancing star of music hall IN 1997, the 85-year-old tap-dancing pioneer Josie Woods was "rediscovered" by the production team of the BBC TV current affairs programme Black Britain. In a short but enjoyable profile, filmed on location at the Brick Lane Music Hall, Woods recalled her heyday in the 1930s. Back then, she toured music halls up and down the country, and captivated audiences with her dazzling tap-dancing skills. She also helped to launch the jitterbug in...

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Joseph M. Dougherty Deseret News WOODS CROSS -- A recent environmental study that evaluated the impacts of a new culinary water well in Woods Cross appears to give the go-ahead for the city to begin designing a $5 million well. The report, completed by JUB Engineers, investigated potential impacts of a new well, but found no impacts that could keep a new well from being drilled. Woods Cross expects to need at least seven wells to accommodate drinking water needs for its expected...

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2008-06-30 18:00:03

By Doug Ferguson, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods does not know when he can play golf again, but he said Monday his rebuilt left knee has been sore his entire PGA Tour career and he looks forward to playing on two good legs. "My left knee has been sore for 10 to 12 years," Woods said Monday during a conference call. "It will be nice to finally have a healthy leg. They assured me my long-term health will be a hell of a lot better than it's been over the last decade. I'm...

2008-06-18 21:00:02

By Ed Sherman, Chicago Tribune Jun. 18--SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods' thrilling U.S. Open victory will be the last time golf fans see him on the course this year. Woods disclosed Wednesday that he will undergo season-ending reconstructive anterior cruciate ligament surgery on his left knee. The date of the operation has yet to be scheduled. Woods also disclosed he played at Torrey Pines with a double stress fracture of his left tibia that was discovered last month prior to the Memorial...

2008-06-18 21:00:02

When Tiger Woods beat Rocco Mediate in a playoff Monday, Hank Haney said people would be amazed when they heard the real story behind his victory. Wednesday, the facts were disclosed and Woods' swing coach was right. It was amazing. It turned out Woods played 91 holes of major golf with double stress fractures in his left tibia. The injury occurred during his rehabilitation from knee surgery in April. According to Haney, doctors told him the stress fractures required three weeks on...

2006-08-19 18:19:30

By Larry Fine MEDINAH, Illinois (Reuters) - Tiger Woods and Briton Luke Donald were tied for the lead at 14 under par after the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday. World number one Woods, seeking his second successive major after winning the British Open, fired a seven-under-par 65, and Donald posted a bogey-free 66 to set up the last pairing in Sunday's final round. Canadian Mike Weir, the 2003 Masters champion, also shot a 65 and was in third place at 12-under 204,...

2006-07-27 21:21:57

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Production on CBS' upcoming legal drama "Shark" has been shut down after the sudden death of star James Woods' younger brother. Woods received the call about his brother Michael Jeffrey Woods' passing Wednesday evening while he was on set, and immediately flew to Rhode Island, where his family lives. The cause of the death is believed to be a heart attack. "Shark," which stars Woods as a celebrity attorney-turned-prosecutor,...


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2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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