Before long, other golf clubs started re-doing their courses to make them "Tiger proof.""I think he's tired.I think he really wishes he could retire, but he doesn't know how to do it yet, and I don't think he wants to leave it where it is right now.What if Durant heads to Golden State, the team that just dispatched his Thunder in the Western Conference finals? Durant and the Thunder knocked off the Spurs in the strike-shortened 2011-12 season to earn Durant his first NBA Finals berth. (The Thunder, despite Durant's series-high 30.6 scoring average, lost the championship to Miami.)"The four-headed monster of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant would certainly strike fear into the rest of the NBA. Add any fifth player in the league, almost any player, and that is one of the best starting lineup to grace the court since the '96 Bulls, maybe ever." -- Forbes.com's Simon Ogus-- Johnette Howard Healthy enough -- finally -- to at least be discussing a return to the PGA Tour after being sidelined for months by back surgery (and knee issues before that.) Whether Woods, now 40, can ever resume his derailed chase of Jack Nicklaus' record total of 18 major titles is the last great intrigue of his career. Secret history of Tiger Woods »The 1997 Masters, Woods' first major title, because of the history of the course and the spectacular way Woods lived up to the hype that had followed him since he was a child prodigy.Woods won by 12 strokes, set the 72-hole Augusta scoring record (minus-18) and became the youngest Masters champ ever at age 21 years, 104 days.If he could win a major and walk away, he would, I think." -- Michael Jordan, basketball legend and friend of Woods-- Johnette Howard The hottest name from the top sport in a nation of 1.25 billion people.Kohli also dated actress Anushka Sharma, one of Bollywood's biggest stars.It started off with a simple question: Who's the most famous athlete in the world?Ben Alamar, ESPN's director of sports analytics, devised a formula that combines salary and endorsements with social media following and Google search popularity to create the ESPN World Fame 100 rankings.
I like to learn from and discuss with a lot of people because eventually it will open your mind to new things you can absorb." -- Kohli, to The Cricket Monthlyin 2015-- Thomas Neumann The angel-faced Colombian was named after James Bond (although it's pronounced Ha-mes), and for a while at the 2014 World Cup, like 007, he seemed capable of pulling off the impossible.He's become a true champion at Barcelona, selflessly in the shadow of Leo Messi, and you know how good he is when Pele starts muttering that no way can he become the new Pele.Global perspective on Neymar's fame »Once he was knocked out of the World Cup with a back injury, the lights went out for Brazil -- but don't forget that until then, he had carried the impossible weight of expectation brilliantly with four goals, including two beauties against Cameroon."Neymar's football is artistic, because he can join his superior technique with his playful imagination.Global perspective on Messi's fame »You think Steph Curry's highlight reel is unreal? A dad at 19 while also becoming Brazil's footballing idol, he has been the most marketable athlete on the planet, the face of an entire World Cup and cover model for Vogue and Time.Indeed, he's been so famous for being famous that it's easy to forget about the extraordinary gifts that spawned the celebrity.Yet it's nice for him to be reminded of his greatness by wandering round a museum that he's bankrolled on the island to be a shiny shrine to himself.