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Vin Scully is returning to the Dodgers for a record 66th season in 2015

LOS ANGELES - Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the team in 2015. The announcement was made in Korean, Spanish and English by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-30/vin-scully-returning-dod
Most characters in 'Get On Up' played real role in James Brown's life

...Rev. Al Sharpton (Brown's road manager at one time), Charles Bobbit (office and road manager), cape man and show announcer Danny Ray and radio disc jockey Hamp "King Bee" Swain of WIBB in Macon, Ga., who was the first to play Brown's hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/most-characters-get-p
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...Roger Angell was presented the J.J. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing and Texas Rangers announcer Eric Nadel got the Ford C. Frick Award for major contributions to baseball broadcasting."The Hall of Fame is a magic phrase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
Sharon Jones lays claim to Brown's performing legacy

...her brother, Henry, was playing."I remember James had this hat on when he came in the club," Jones recalled. "Some announcer said, 'Ladies and gentlemen, James Brown,' and he got on that stage and he started moving fast."I was right by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-07-21/sharon-jones-lays-claim-
McIlroy finds what once was lost at British Open

...doesn't seem to bother him as he drifts closer to retirement.BIRDIE: Ivor Robson. The familiar high-pitched first tee announcer got a lot of air time and suggested when it was over that he might hang up his duties after his 40th Open at St. Andrews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-22/mcilroy-finds-what-once-was-
Augusta Southern Nationals returns to Savannah River

Before Paul Adams was an announcer for the Augusta Southern Nationals, he was a spectator and fan."This is a great family event for people of all ages. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-15/augusta-southern-nati
Ninety football hall members expected to attend induction ceremony

...Williams as a color analyst on its football broadcasts.Williams will be teamed with first-year football play-by-play announcer Don Munson. He will take over for longtime radio analyst Will Merritt, who was offered the chance to return to the booth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-18/ninety-football-hall-memb
Derek Jeter has big night in final All-Star Game

...ballpark."For him to do that meant a lot to me," Jeter said.Fittingly, a recording of late Yankees public address announcer Bob Sheppard's famous monotone introduction was played as he walked up for his at-bat with thousands of smartphones snapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/derek-jeter-has-big-nigh
Trout, Jeter lead AL to win in All-Star Game

...sunshine when Jeter was cheered before his first at-bat. He was introduced by a recording of late Yankees public address announcer Bob Sheppard's deep monotone. St. Louis pitcher Adam Wainwright left his glove on the mound and backed up toward second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/trout-jeter-lead-al-win-
Freddie Freeman paces Braves to victory

...the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 on Friday night.Freeman's three-run homer was caught by Philadelphia play-by-play announcer Tom McCarthy, who was broadcasting the game from center field along with analysts Matt Stairs and Jamie Moyer, both former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-27/freddie-freeman-paces-br