By Lester Holt, NBC News anchor
Tiger Woods has been the gift that keeps on giving to advertisers throughout his professional career. Now those companies who have steadily cashed in on his name are trying to weigh the risks and rewards of sticking with him. The Woods scandal is quickly becoming a major business story, with his decision to step away from professional golf for an indefinite period of time threatening the bottom line for those who have invested in the Tiger Woods brand. We'll be reporting that story on tonight's Nightly News.