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After a Thanksgiving night car accident, rumors swirled that golf great Tiger Woods had been fighting with wife Elin Nordegren – over allegations of cheating. In a statement on his Web site, Woods addressed the ordeal – sort of – writing, "I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart ... I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect." But the scandal was far from over, as the athlete was eventually linked to a dozen women, including porn star Holly Sampson and Tool Academy alum Jamiee Grubbs, who apologized for the affair.