The gallery has always kept a close eye on Tiger Woods at the Masters. As he returns from a scandalous off-season, the scrutiny is likely to be even more intense this year. David Cannon/Getty Images hide caption

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Woods Nears Crucible Of Masters; America Awaits

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NYC Basketball Fans Look North, Shake Heads

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For NCAA's Tourney of 65, Less Is More

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Athletes' Case May Rewrite Money Rules For NCAA

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One day before breaking his silence over scandals in his personal life, golfer Tiger Woods practiced outside his home in Windermere, Fla. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Jocks Who Fail, And The Fans Who Can't Love Them

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Time To Cheer: American Paul Turek watches the USA hockey game against Canada in Vancouver. The success of U.S. athletes at the 2010 Olympics have helped draw large audiences in the United States. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Winner' Olympics And A Changing TV Picture

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UConn Women's Team Excels; Will America Notice?

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Figure Skating: The Olympics' Broken Sport

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Super Bowl XLIV, By The Numerals

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Athletes: Don't Orate. Just Tweet Away (Please)

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College Sports Turmoil: The New Normal?

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Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Sports Stars

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Head Injuries May Redefine Football's Manly Image

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Peyton Manning Makes The Cut As TV Pitchman

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Raising The Flag: Manny Pacquiao waves the flag of the Philippines as he celebrates his victory over Oscar De La Hoya in their welterweight bout in Las Vegas on Dec. 8, 2008. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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'Pacman' Pacquiao Gives Filipinos Reason To Cheer

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