Savvy venue announcers pump crowd

...accent. The four hockey announcers are all from the NHL...submission from an announcer at a Harlem Globetrotters...World Cup snowboarding announcers speak all the way through...crowd couldn't tell. Announcers follow strict Olympic...super giant slalom, an announcer said a skier who strayed...

TBS, Turner South retain Braves announcers

...Superstation and Turner South announced Tuesday that the four announcers for Atlanta Braves games - Skip Caray, Pete Van Wieren...seasons. Caray and Van Wieren will serve as play-by-play announcers for the 28th year in a row in 2003. Analysts Simpson and...

Hutchison's idea for announcers put him on 18th

...tradition started of stationing announcers on the ninth and 18th greens...spectators."Dad recommended announcers on 9 and 18 and said they...Thus began the tradition of announcers on Nos. 9 and 18. It will...nine Masters, was the first announcer on the ninth hole. Like Hutchison...

TV announcers use same cue cards

...Unless it is pouring down rain, the announcers invariably say weather conditions...spots on the fairways and greens, the announcers still say the course is in "immaculate...before Tiger Woods came along, the announcers said there were "record crowds" each...

Other sports
Bias is best for new NCAA Final Four 'Teamcasts'

NEW YORK - Accuse some of the announcers calling April's Final Four on...TBS. The regular Syracuse radio announcers might call the game from the Orange...far. The schools' regular radio announcers might not be an option: They can't...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:HAS THERE EVER been a radio station with announcers with a more limited vocabulary than WGAC? Austin Rhodes, Harley Drew and Ashley Brown are unbelievable. On March 6, Austin...

At 80, veteran Augusta radio personality releases new old album

One of Augusta's longtime radio announcers, Charlie Raiford "Peanut" Faircloth...hall of fame for Augusta-area radio announcers, Peanut Faircloth, now 80 and living...tribute interviewed Augusta veteran TV announcer Jim Davis about his memories as master...

Ramblin' Rhodes
Drag boat racer likes coming to Augusta

...Dan Lawrence competed in the Augusta Southern Nationals, announcers wouldn't say the name of his boat.On his way south from...Hell, I'm not telling a story. I really do."Now that announcers know that Hell, Mich., is a real place, they're a lot...

Athletes, coaches say fan behavior at sporting events crosses line too often

Public address announcers around the country frequently tell fans before games that unsportsmanlike behavior toward athletes, coaches or officials won't...

TBS bumps Caray and Van Wieren in favor of Simpson and Sutton

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Longtime announcers Skip Caray and Pete Van Wieren won't be part of TBS' coverage...that's where it all started." Caray, the son of Hall of Fame announcer Harry Caray, isn't upset about leaving TBS for a smaller...