Tiger: Would Greatness Be Sweeter With Archrival? What makes an athlete the Greatest Of All Time or, a GOAT? GOAT-ish competition! When it comes to Tiger Woods, who plays in the U.S. Open at Bethpage this week, Frank Deford says Woods lacks an "almost-GOAT" competitor.
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Tiger: Would Greatness Be Sweeter With Archrival?

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Tiger: Would Greatness Be Sweeter With Archrival?

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

Sports commentator Frank Deford has become a little tired of the search for the so-called greatest athletes. In fact, you might say it's getting his goat.

FRANK DEFORD: So Tiger may well be the GOAT but currently, he's the cheese, standing alone. His eminence is in relative isolation.

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And I'm Renee Montagne.

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