Fly’s rumorama: Tiger Woods, Joe Mauer, Super Bowl 48, Bobby Bowden

Golf: If Tiger Woods is going to agree to a sit-down interview before his appearance at The Masters the week of April 5, then, according to sources cited by the Chicago Sun-Times, the "most likely venue" would be an Easter (April 4) segment on "60 Minutes." One source told the Sun-Times, "The event would assure a ratings bonanza for CBS, it would give the network a three-night run of the NCAA men’s semifinals on Saturday, Tiger on "60 Minutes" and then the NCAA title game on Monday." So yeah, it’s still all about the money for so many people that Tiger will quickly be forgiven of any sins.

• Speaking of Tiger, EA Sports has selected Masters week for the full commercial release of its online version of "Tiger Woods PGA Tour Golf," SportsBusiness Journal‘s Eric Fisher reports. The game has been in beta mode.

Baseball: The Yankees will be the next team catcher Joe Mauer plays for, a scout tells the N.Y. Daily News. But other folks are sayin’ catcher is the last place the Pinstripes need to invest.

NFL: More from the NYDN: Jets owner Woody Johnson may have cost New York the 2014 Super Bowl bid by ranting at Roger Goodell about the whole coin-flip thing deciding who gets to open the new Giants/Jets stadium. Fly’s take: Goodell is brilliant and market savvy – pretty sure he won’t let pettiness rule his decisions. Besides, as the story points out, Goodell doesn’t actually have a vote. We’re not sure at all about what will rule the decisions of the owners who do vote.

College football: Don’t go looking for Bobby Bowden at Florida State games this year, Macon.com advises. He’s giving Jimbo Fisher a little space. "Oh I will follow them on television and pull for them, but I want the other guy to have complete free reign," Bowden said of the ‘Noles and Fisher. "I don’t want anyone to think I am looking over his shoulder. I plan to get out of his way and let him go. But I will definitely be pulling for him. I think there is a greater chance that I will be following Terry and Jeffrey at Northern Alabama. It’s just something I have never been able to do, and it will be great to sit in the stands with my wife and watch my kids coach. There is no doubt that I will do that."

Golf: If Tiger Woods is going to agree to a sit-down interview before his appearance at The Masters the week of April 5, then, according to sources cited by the Chicago Sun-Times, the "most likely venue" would be an Easter (April 4) segment on "60 Minutes." One source told the Sun-Times, "The event would assure a ratings bonanza for CBS, it would give the network a three-night run of the NCAA men’s semifinals on Saturday, Tiger on "60 Minutes" and then the NCAA title game on Monday." So yeah, it’s still all about the money for so many people that Tiger will quickly be forgiven of any sins.

• Speaking of Tiger, EA Sports has selected Masters week for the full commercial release of its online version of "Tiger Woods PGA Tour Golf," SportsBusiness Journal‘s Eric Fisher reports. The game has been in beta mode.

Baseball: The Yankees will be the next team catcher Joe Mauer plays for, a scout tells the N.Y. Daily News. But other folks are sayin’ catcher is the last place the Pinstripes need to invest.

NFL: More from the NYDN: Jets owner Woody Johnson may have cost New York the 2014 Super Bowl bid by ranting at Roger Goodell about the whole coin-flip thing deciding who gets to open the new Giants/Jets stadium. Fly’s take: Goodell is brilliant and market savvy – pretty sure he won’t let pettiness rule his decisions. Besides, as the story points out, Goodell doesn’t actually have a vote. We’re not sure at all about what will rule the decisions of the owners who do vote.

College football: Don’t go looking for Bobby Bowden at Florida State games this year, Macon.com advises. He’s giving Jimbo Fisher a little space. "Oh I will follow them on television and pull for them, but I want the other guy to have complete free reign," Bowden said of the ‘Noles and Fisher. "I don’t want anyone to think I am looking over his shoulder. I plan to get out of his way and let him go. But I will definitely be pulling for him. I think there is a greater chance that I will be following Terry and Jeffrey at Northern Alabama. It’s just something I have never been able to do, and it will be great to sit in the stands with my wife and watch my kids coach. There is no doubt that I will do that."

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