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While Tiger Woods -- of -- -- than today as he prepares to make his return to golf this week woods will be taking questions from reporters later this afternoon.
Ahead of the Masters Tournament -- a -- and National Golf Club this marks the first time -- do so since his sex scandal erupted last November.
College basketball such a crown a new champion one of history's biggest rivalries kicked off a new season of baseball and -- back.
And talking and all of these headlines mean big business for networks sponsors and Webber managed to get those wacky brackets will -- Never me.
For more on today's big day in sports I'm joined by -- tuchman executive vice president for premiere global sports he's also the founder of -- sports and entertainment and author of the book 100 sporting events life we live -- thank you very much for -- -- this morning.
All right so big day basketball.
What are we looking for what happened.
Well you know this is one of the best sports days that that is if you look at it and throw on top of that that Donovan McNabb all of a sudden was traded to Washington -- You get all these headlines.
Only capped today but let's I would Butler -- school.
To make the finals in forty years in the big deal -- -- be room for -- coming.
Incredible not only that they're going against duke you know the evil empires of our -- vast wealth -- this is going to be great team and I think for me.
You know that's one certainly on the list but the good thing is that comes at the end -- -- -- it you know.
Either 9 o'clock flight and Watson and tiger at the masters I can watch a bunch of opening day game that but yet that that the duke Butler game in Butler making it about.
Larry Taylor Butler wins all the sudden it's a lot easier to recruit kids what does this mean financially from the school totally well it means a -- I mean.
College basketball is so peak for these universities -- -- -- -- -- football.
Because it recruit students who paid tuition and the air wars you have a lot more money you're damn comments grosso.
There's nothing better at Butler could have done you know -- have their basketball team make it to the final four.
Then play in the championship the great thing is they're playing six miles from their campus so.
-- gonna sell a lot of tickets as well.
-- -- baseball 26 teams opened today you.
Here's the thing we're coming out of recession baseball's always been big box high ticket sales high prices that -- -- Are we -- see anything different this year considering the economy is still work -- Yeah that's a good question I think you're gonna see actually more attendance this year lasted it was actually down -- In attendance but this year I think with a better economy.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Right now and of the week -- would have been.
And made -- the media and teeing off on Thursday -- not gonna talk to reporters.
But when we're acting any sponsors on his bag he'd -- publicly out to the golf course.
And blank bag.
Our sponsors going to come back what's it gonna take to -- need to win the masters and instead of.
About us -- Viagra was gonna -- I don't know if but I don't think he needs that but in any case -- I think that you're gonna start seeing Tiger Woods really focus on golf again.
He has this press conference today to a clock -- set work.
And he's gonna come out he's gonna do the basic you know -- let's get -- -- You know what I think he's gonna just basically say repeat about the repeat himself and benefits of that it's accident it's in the police report if it's you know I think the big question is actually -- this needs to -- in this doctored it adds.
This relationship with so.
We're gonna see what he says on that but I think he wants to get that all behind them and then just go out there hopefully going to be.
Often do and hopefully the reporters on drums soccer balls hopefully they actually -- -- -- -- -- it's a huge week for sports basketball baseball golf we'll be watching about thank you very much for joining us Ron and.
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