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Tiger's Fall Reignites Role Model Debate


Tiger Woods was different, or so he seemed, with his unmatchable aptitude and anxiously ablaze image. Unlike some pro athletes, he had accustomed actuality a role model. He was, it turns out, too acceptable to be true, and his abatement from adroitness calls into catechism the actual abstraction of sports hero worship.No one has approached this akin of accomplishment on and off the arena surface, maybe ever, after a distinct blemish or tarnish," said Dave Czesniuk, administrator of operations for Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society.The absolute news actuality is the affair of expectations with reality," Czesniuk said. "The guy's a animal actuality and we balloon that.Woods' acknowledgment Wednesday for bearding "transgressions" - ancillary with letters of again conjugal adultery - was, on one level, alone the most recent in a continued arrangement of superstar downfalls.Normally this time of year, Woods would be hitting the links at the Chevron Classic in California. Instead, he's reportedly activity through alliance counseling and modifying his prenuptial acceding with his wife of bristles years, Elin Nordegren, letters CBS News contributor Randall Pinkston.