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Golf movie 'The Squeeze' set to open April 17

...the film is based on the exploits of a real golfer and his entanglement with professional gamblers.Jastrow helped ABC Sports cover 68 major golf championships, not to mention several Olympic Games and numerous other big-time events.He knew...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/golf-movie-squeeze-set-open-april-17
Many factors come into play on NFL scheduling

...planning. "You're maximizing the value of each matchup."Before he joined the NFL, Howard Katz was the president of ABC Sports when it broadcast Monday Night Football. He took over the league's scheduling before the 2006 season.Current network...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-26/many-factors-come-play-nfl-sc
Colin Montgomerie leads Champions Tour event

...first woman to be a fulltime sportscaster for a national network when she sat behind the desk at SportsCenter in 1981 just two years after the 24-hour sports network was launched.Glenn was a golf commentator for ABC Sports for 16 years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-13/colin-montgomerie-leads-cham
Maggert gets first Champions Tour win

...the U.S. Open rotation in 1986. One of the original five clubs when the USGA was founded in 1895, it had not held a U.S. Open in 90 years.Hannigan worked as a rules expert for ABC Sports, and later wrote columns for Golf Digest.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-23/maggert-gets-first-champions
J.B. Holmes has strong start in latest return

...has hired Mark Loomis as their executive producer. Loomis brings plenty of experience, having previously worked for ABC Sports at the British Open and other tournaments.DIVOTS: Jim Herman never had a card like the one turned in Thursday in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-28/jb-holmes-has-strong-start-l
Masters to offer extra television coverage

...Masters to bring this additional live tournament coverage to golf fans," George Bodenheimer, president of ESPN and ABC Sports, said in a statement. "We look forward to again presenting the tradition and beauty of the Masters next April...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-21/masters-add-hour-tv-coverage
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New deal digitizes game of baseball

...platform, and this is yet another agreement that fulfills that strategy," George Bodenheimer, president of ESPN and ABC Sports, said in a statement. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said in the same statement that the new agreement will "bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/22/bas_470368.shtml
Baseball
Card members get an unusual treat with Woods at Oakmont

...on how to prepare for a U.S. Open. They had no idea their instructor would be the world's No. 1 player, with ABC Sports anchorman Mike Tirico as the emcee. "I hope you guys didn't get slaughtered out there," Woods told them before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/24/gol_125878.shtml
Golf
NASCAR notebook

...Rusty Wallace, Dr. Jerry Punch and former car owner Andy Petree, will anchor NASCAR coverage next year for ESPN and ABC Sports. Brent Musburger will be the featured host of the pre race show. Dave Burns and Allen Bestwick, who currently work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/14/nas_100489.shtml
Nascar
Faldo to call, not play in Masters

...and Friday rounds. Faldo also will be in the booth for ABC Sports for the British Open, giving him every major except...Tour. Faldo has been in the booth with Paul Azinger for ABC Sports the past three years and he already has carved his own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/04/gol_99128.shtml
Golf