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VIDEO: Tiger Woods struggles to take breathalyzer test at police station after DUI arrest 06.02.17 at 12:06 pm ET
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Tiger Woods struggled to take his breathalyzer test at the Jupiter Police Station. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods struggled to take his breathalyzer test at the Jupiter Police Station. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods appeared groggy and dazed when he was arrested for DUI early Monday morning, unable to follow instructions during the field sobriety test. Hours later, when he was administered a breathalyzer at the police station, he still seemed like he was on another planet.

The Jupiter Police Department released video Friday of Woods’ breathalyzer test, which he took around 4:30 a.m. –– a little more than two hours after police had found him sleeping at the wheel of his 2015 Mercedes-Benz on the side of the road. The golf star struggled to blow into it, needing a law enforcement official to coach him along the way.

Woods blew a .000, which backs up his claim that alcohol wasn’t involved in the incident. In a statement, the 14-time Major winner blamed the arrest on an “unexpected reaction” to prescription medication, and said alcohol wasn’t involved. He underwent back surgery in February, and four drugs –– Solarex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx –– were listed under medical conditions in the police writeup of the incident.

There was one lighthearted moment during Woods’ booking process, however. When asked to describe his hair color before the mugshot, he responded by saying it’s “brown and fading.”

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Original reports, and assumptions, about Tiger Woods’ DUI arrest were completely wrong 06.01.17 at 11:03 am ET
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Tiger Woods wasn't arrogant when police arrested him Monday. (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

Contrary to original reports, Tiger Woods wasn’t arrogant when police arrested him Monday. (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

When Tiger Woods was arrested for DUI early Monday morning, TMZ originally reported the golf star was “driving erratically, all over the road” and became “arrogant” during his exchange with police. The story was largely taken as gospel, considering the gossip website has tipsters all over the country, including many in law enforcement.

But as it turns out, the report was completely wrong.

The Jupiter Police Department released the dash cam video of Woods’ arrest Wednesday, and it showed the 14-time Major winner in a groggy and confused state when he was pulled over on the side of the road. He struggled to follow the officer’s instructions –– failing to walk in a straight line or chase a red light with his eyes –– but it wasn’t because he was a raging drunk, which is the picture TMZ had painted. Instead, he just seemed … gone. His speech was slow and his actions slower. The best golfer of his generation, if not all-time, appeared to be having an out-of-body experience. Woods was physically present, but his mind was somewhere else.

That’s not to say the video paints Woods in a sympathetic light. He still made the decision to get behind the wheel when he was in a state of utter disrepair, jeopardizing the lives of everyone else on the road. But it doesn’t appear as if this was a defiant act of hubris. Woods seems like a man who’s hit rock bottom.

In his statement following the arrest, Woods said he experienced an “unexpected reaction” to prescription medication, and was adamant that alcohol wasn’t involved. That seemed to be a boldfaced lie, considering TMZ reported that officers at the scene smelled alcohol on his breath.

But as it turns out, officials say Woods passed a breathalyzer test at 4:28 a.m. He underwent back surgery in February, and four drugs –– Solarex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx –– were listed under medical conditions in the police writeup of the incident. With four back surgeries since 2014, in addition to four operations on his left knee, it’s not out of the realm of possibility that Woods is addicted to painkillers. At least, it’s a more feasible explanation for what happened Monday morning than the notion that he’s a drunken lunatic.

If that’s the case, then Woods’ statement still isn’t truthful. But the events of the last couple of days are a helpful reminder that assumptions aren’t always accurate. In this instance, the preconceived notion about Woods’ behavior during his arrest couldn’t have been more wrong.

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WATCH: Tiger Woods appears groggy and dazed in DUI arrest video, unable to follow instructions 05.31.17 at 7:46 pm ET
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Tiger Woods is due to be in court July 5. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods is due in court July 5. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

The Jupiter Police Department has released dash cam video of Tiger Woods’ DUI arrest from early Monday morning. In it, the golf star appears groggy and fails to follow instructions in the field sobriety test, such as walking in a straight line or following a red light with his eyes.

While Woods is cordial in his interactions with police officers, he appears dazed and unable to process instructions. The police report, which was released Tuesday, says he was asleep behind the wheel of his 2015 Mercedes-Benz when cops approached him.

Though Woods refused to take a breathalyzer test at the scene, he blew into one at 4:28 a.m. The results were negative, which means he likely wasn’t under the influence of alcohol when his vehicle was stopped. In a statement, Woods blamed the arrest on an “unexpected reaction” to prescription medication, and said alcohol wasn’t involved. He underwent back surgery in February, and four drugs –– Solarex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx –– were listed under medical conditions in the police writeup of the incident.

TMZ was the first outlet to obtain videos of the arrest. They are below:

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Looking back at the most revealing details of Tiger Woods’ sordid sex scandal 05.30.17 at 3:01 pm ET
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Tiger Woods cheated on his ex-wife with at least nearly a dozen women.  (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods cheated on his ex-wife with at least nearly a dozen women. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods’ life changed forever when he backed his car into a tree on Thanksgiving night in 2009. His ex-wife, Swedish model Elen Nordegren, reportedly chased him out of their mansion with a golf club after confronting him over his then-alleged extramarital affairs. In the following weeks, nearly a dozen women identified themselves as the golf star’s mistresses.

Woods’ sexcapades destroyed his clean-cut image, costing him $22 million in endorsements. While the 14-time Major winner has largely been able to resuscitate his reputation –– he raked in $45 million in endorsements last year –– his recent DUI arrest will almost certainly set him back. According to the police report, Woods was asleep behind the wheel of his 2015 Mercedes-Benz when he was pulled over near his $83 million waterfront estate in Jupiter, Florida.

While more revelations about the DUI will likely come forward in the coming weeks, it’s worth revisiting Woods’ sordid sex scandal, which rocked the nation for several months. He was on the cover of the New York Post for 20 straight days, surpassing 9/11 for the tabloid’s longest streak of consecutive cover stories.

The definitive piece written on the scandal was a two-part Vanity Fair feature story, published in April 2010. The article depicts Woods as a sex-crazed pervert, having intercourse with women in places ranging from his kitchen floor to a church parking lot. Five of the biggest takeaways from the article, and the scandal as a whole, are below:

Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley might be to blame for Woods’ debauchery:

One of Woods’ longtime advisors, attorney John Merchant, says the formerly No. 1 ranked golfer in the world turned to the dark side when he started partying with Jordan and Barkley. “I told him, ‘Stay away from that son of a bitch [Jordan], because he doesn’t have anything to offer to the f—— world in which he lives except playing basketball, which he did yesterday,’” Merchant said.

Jordan, a notorious degenerate, allegedly once tried to steal one of Woods’ booty calls –– a Hawaiian Tropic girl named Ferriolo. A matchmaker whom Woods used to use, Michelle Braun, said Jordan almost scooped up the model when she was on her way to meet Woods at a casino in the Bahamas.

“[Jordan’s] bodyguard goes, ‘Michael wants to meet you,’ ” Ferriolo said. “I walked over to him, and he grabbed my hand. I walked away, and he kind of gave chase. He goes, ‘I’m Michael Jordan. I will find you.’”

Woods exhibited no self-control:

Perhaps the most tawdry tale about Woods’ perversion comes from Perkins waitress Mindy Lawton, who recounted a steamy round of intercourse she had with him in a church parking lot before a golf tournament –– while she was menstruating.

“He told me to pull my underwear down and pull out my tampon, and we went at it with me pressed against his Escalade. He did it from the back,” she said.

Lawton also recalled an instance in which they wound up on Woods’ kitchen floor, which she said was filled with “fine porcelain tile and brushed-stainless-steel appliances.”

Woods was also allegedly rough with Lawton. She says he liked to pull her hair and spank her.

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ESPN explains why it edited Tiger Woods headshot at 12:36 pm ET
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ESPN admits it edited Tiger Woods’ depressing DUI mugshot, saying it was a routine editorial decision.

When “SportsCenter” first reported on Woods’ arrest Monday, a cleaned up version of his headshot appeared on the left side of the screen under the “breaking news” banner. His thinning hair, which is disheveled in the authentic version, was cleaned up and combed.

In a statement emailed to WEEI.com, an ESPN spokesman said the decision was made so the photograph would fit neatly onto the screen. “We have utilized a standard template for on-air headshots, which led to the background being dropped for consistency. We will revisit this process to improve it going forward,” it reads.

The real mugshot was still seen across ESPN Monday, with the photoshopped copy only appearing in conjunction with the “breaking news” graphic.

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Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel during DUI arrest and failed field sobriety test, police say at 11:07 am ET
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Tiger Woods is schedule to appear in court July 5.  (Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods is schedule to appear in court July 5. (Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

UPDATE (4:05 p.m.): TMZ reports Tiger Woods’ 2015 Mercedes AMG S65 was a “wreck” when he was pulled over for a DUI. Citing a police report, the website said the vehicle has two flat tires, a broken tail light and damaged bumpers. The damage appears to have been inflicted recently.

Previously: 

Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel of his car when he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Monday, according to the police report.

In addition to the DUI, Woods was cited for improper stopping, standing or parking in an illegal place. He was pulled over in Jupiter, Florida at 2:03 a.m., heading in the opposite direction of his restaurant, The Woods, and $83 million waterfront mansion. He was handcuffed around 3:00 a.m. and booked at around 7:00 a.m. before leaving the jail early in the 11:00 a.m. hour.

The police report says the golf star was buckled in the driver’s seat of his 2015 Mercedes-Benz when cops approached him. The car was running with its brake lights on and the right blinker was flashing. Woods failed the field sobriety test –– he couldn’t do the one-leg stand or touch his nose –– and also issued some bizarre statements to cops at the scene. When asked if he understood the request to recite the alphabet backwards, Woods reportedly said, “Yes, recite entire national anthem backwards.” He told police at first he was “coming from L.A. California golfing,” but then said he didn’t know where was.

Though Woods refused to take a breathalyzer test at the scene, he blew into one at 4:28 a.m. The results were negative, which means he may not have been under the influence of alcohol when his vehicle was stopped. In a statement, Woods blamed the arrest on an “unexpected reaction” to prescription medication, and said alcohol wasn’t involved. He underwent back surgery in February, and four drugs –– Solarex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx –– were listed under medical conditions.

Earlier stories said Woods was “arrogant” during his arrest, but the police report says the 14-time Major winner was cooperative. Officials described him as “very droopy” and “extremely sleepy.”

A Jupiter Police Department spokesman told Kirk & Callahan there is dash cam footage of the arrest, which is expected to be released later this week. Woods’ arraignment is scheduled for July 5.

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Tuesday’s Morning Mashup: Tiger Woods comments on DUI arrest; Sportswriters mourn Frank Deford at 8:11 am ET
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Good morning! Here is your Tuesday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.

TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB:
LA Dodgers at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN)
MLB: Boston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI)
MLB: Washington at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)
WNBA: Los Angeles at New York, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

AROUND THE WEB:

Tiger Woods commented on his DUI arrest in Florida on Monday (Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods commented on his DUI arrest in Florida on Monday
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— Tiger Woods released a statement Monday evening to address his DUI arrest in Florida earlier in the day. He said he had not been drinking before driving in the early hours of Memorial Day.

“I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions,” Woods said in the statement. “I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly.”

“I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans. I expect more from myself too,” he continued. “I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again. I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Department and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office for their professionalism.”

A Jupiter police spokeswoman said an arrest report might be available to the public on Tuesday.

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Friday’s Morning Mashup: Tiger Woods undergoes another back surgery; Ronda Rousey engaged to Travis Browne 04.21.17 at 9:49 am ET
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Good morning! Here is your Friday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.

FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: 
MLB: Washington at NY Mets, 7 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: Boston at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. (NESN)
NBA: Boston at Chicago, 7 p.m. (CSN, ESPN)
NBA: Houston at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA: LA Clippers at Utah, 10 p.m. (ESPN2)
NHL: Toronto at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
NHL: Boston at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. (NESN, USA)

AROUND THE WEB:

— Tiger Woods announced in a statement posted on his website Thursday he underwent another successful back surgery in Texas on Wednesday and is now recovering.

“The surgery went well, and I’m optimistic this will relieve my back spasms and pain,” Woods said in his statement. “When healed, I look forward to getting back to a normal life, playing with my kids, competing in professional golf and living without the pain I have been battling so long.”

This is the 41-year-old’s fourth back surgery. He has also had four surgeries on his left knee. He has made only three starts in the past two years and will not play again this season and should probably just retire.

Woods will now rest “for several weeks” and is expected to return to physical activity in approximately six months.

“I would like to thank all the fans for staying in touch and their kind wishes,” Woods concluded his statement. “The support I have received has never waned, and it really helps.”

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Friday’s Morning Mashup: Georgia gas station bans sale of Sam Adams before Super Bowl; Tiger Woods struggles in PGA Tour return 01.27.17 at 9:09 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Friday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.

FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA: Orlando at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)
NBA: Houston at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
College hockey: Northeastern at UMass Lowell, 6 p.m. (NESN)
College hockey: Bowling Green at Ferris State, 8:30 p.m. (NESN Plus)
College basketball:  Quinnipiac at Monmouth, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: Dayton at VCU, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
College basketball: Green Bay at Oakland, 9 p.m. ESPNU
Women’s college basketball: DePaul at Creighton, 8 p.m. (FS1)

AROUND THE WEB:

— A gas station in Georgia has banned the sale of Sam Adams beer leading up to the Patriots-Falcons Super Bowl matchup.

Viral Chhadua, a gas station manager in Gainesville, Georgia, said Monday he made the decision to stop selling the beer, which is made by Boston Beer Company, after reading a Boston Globe column written by Dan Shaughnessy.

In the column, which is titled “It’s hard to get pumped up about a Super Bowl against . . . Atlanta,” Shaughnessy called Atlanta a place with “absolutely zero enthusiasm for professional sports.”

“I was already pumped that we were in the Super Bowl and matched up against living legends in Bill [Belichick] and Tom [Brady],” Chhadua said. “Then this article pops up and belittles our sports teams and fan base. I was irritated at the shots this guy took at the fan base and Atlanta as a whole.”

Chhadua said he wants to show “America and Dan that Atlanta has a passionate fan base” and will stop selling Sam Adams until after the Super Bowl.

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Friday’s Morning Mashup: Tiger Woods went golfing with Donald Trump; Cowboys DE Randy Gregory suspended for violation of NFL substance abuse policy 01.06.17 at 10:40 am ET
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Good morning, here is your Friday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.

FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA: Philadelphia at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)
NBA: New York at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA: Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
NHL: Carolina at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. (NHL Network)
College hockey: UMass-Lowell at UNH, 6 p.m. (NESN)
College hockey: Michigan Tech at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
College basketball: Western Michigan at Akron, 6:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
College basketball: Iona at Monmouth, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: URI at Dayton, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
College basketball: Kent State at Ohio, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: Oakland at Valparaiso, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

AROUND THE WEB:

— In a blog post published on his website Thursday, Tiger Woods revealed he played a round of golf with President-elect Donald Trump over the holidays.

“I recently played with President-elect Donald Trump,” Woods wrote. “What most impressed me was how far he hits the ball at 70 years old. He takes a pretty good lash.”

Woods said the two talked while on the course but did not go into detail about the topics of conversation. He also mentioned there was no competition involved.

“Our discussion topics were wide-ranging; it was fun. We both enjoyed the bantering, bickering and needling. I also shared my vision for golf and what I’m trying to do,” Woods wrote. “We didn’t have a match and played for fun. I was testing drivers and fairway woods, and changed some settings. I think he enjoyed seeing the difference in shots when you experiment. I’ve now had the privilege of playing golf with Mr. Trump, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and I appreciate the opportunity.”

Woods also discussed his upcoming schedule and his ideology going into this new year:

“I am working hard to sharpen my game for 2017, and my goal is simple: to win. Winning takes care of itself.”

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