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Dodgers announcer Vin Scully will end run in 2016

...the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would mark the end of his record 67-year tenure with the same franchise.The Hall of Fame announcer turns 88 in November. The team revealed Friday night he would be back next year, but Scully took it a step further while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/dodgers-announcer-vin-sc
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/oly_334966.shtml
Olympics
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/13/bra_358129.shtml
Braves
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...

http://augusta.com/node/94
Announcer, NFL star Gifford dies

...Monday Night Football," at first as a play-by-play announcer and then as an analyst.Later in life he stayed in the spotlight...touchstone, with cities throwing parades for the visiting announcers and celebrities such as John Lennon and Ronald Reagan making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-09/announcer-nfl-star-gifford-dies
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/21/oth_214985.shtml
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-11/bias-best-new-ncaa-final-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-21/rants-raves
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-02-10/athletes-coaches-say-fan-
A great golf lesson

...While up-and-coming superstar American Jordan Spieth was no doubt an oddsmaker and fan favorite to win the PGA, CBS announcer Jim Nantz rightly noted that many were pulling for Day as well.Not just because of his personality, either.Those who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-18/great-golf-lesson