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Alex Rodriguez on Rebooting His Image: "You Have to Own Your Shit" | Hollywood Reporter
Earlier this year, Fox signed him to a multiyear deal as a full-time analyst. But he wasn't looking for a broadcast job when the Yankees were eliminated from the playoffs in 2015, partly because he didn't think he'd be good at it. It's a running theme in Rodriguez's life: his inferiority complex. It's his Achilles' heel — and what drives him.
"He needed reinforcement that he was the best," says Rose. "Some players just want be told every day how good they are. I mean, Alex was so good, I don't even think he understood how good he was. He always needed that little pat on the back to substantiate that."
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august 2017 by redlunate
Means of Descent – Matter – Medium
Robert Caro doesn’t want to renew his lease. He tells me this on a cold day in mid-October, as we stand in an elevator bay on the 22nd floor of the Fisk Building on West 57th Street. He has worked in…
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november 2016 by redlunate
What Happened to Tiger Woods? It's the Most Vexing Question in Sports
What Happened to Tiger Woods? It's the Most Vexing Question in Sports

Alan Shipnuck: What Happened to Tiger Woods
Sports Illustrated senior writer Alan Shipnuck dives into his account of what happ...
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april 2016 by redlunate
Things That Jeff Bridges Can't Abide - WSJ
"Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or the so-called negative aspects of our life to the side…we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life."
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august 2014 by redlunate
Karl Ove Knausgaard Interview: A Literary Star Struggles With Regret | New Republic
He is one of the few people I know that has gotten everything he wants in life.” Yet it has not brought contentment. Geir adds, “You can see this guy with all this force, all this talent, everything, and he just suffers.” It’s not clear where a person goes, Geir remarks, when “everything is fulfilled.”
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april 2014 by redlunate

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