Be honest. When you first heard that Tiger Woods might be cheating on his wife, you hoped it wasn't true. Not Tiger Woods! Not the clean-cut golfer who single-handedly made golf fun to watch. Not the guy whose relationship with his parents was touching. Not everyone's favorite classy athlete ...

For some reason, the public tends to hold athletes, particularly good ones, up to incredibly high standards. If you can drive a golf ball the farthest, hit a baseball the longest, or shoot a basketball with precision, then you have a different code of conduct than the rest of us.