Tiger Woods was just one of a number of sports stars and celebrities who attended the funeral of the very likeable ESPN broadcaster Stuart Scott who died of cancer last Sunday aged 49.

According to the Charlotte Observer....

Mourners represented his celebrity and his North Carolina roots alike, sometimes simultaneously. Sitting in a back pew, three firefighters with the Gastonia Fire Department picked out the faces they knew: They saw Synthia Kearney, Scott’s sister and a battalion chief with their department – and then they spotted golfer Tiger Woods and former North Carolina basketball star Phil Ford.

Woods paid tribute to Scott on Twitter, labelling him a hero.

Stuart wasn't covering heroes & champions, it was the other way around. Thinking of my friend & his daughters, Woods tweeted.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2015/01/09/5436830/from-tiger-woods-to-fraternity.html#storylink=cpy

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