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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
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-
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
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-
Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

...Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was...War II. After the war, he became an announcer for such shows as the Arthur Murray Party...Right in its early years, and he was the announcer on the original Jeopardy! (1964-75...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/longtime-snl-announcer-don-pardo-di
Project Jackson illogical

...adequate/convenient parking. It is not like there is any issue with overflowing crowds at the games. If you didn't hear the announcer, you probably wouldn't know there was a game being played anyway.More importantly, why would the North Augusta mayor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-26/project-jackson-illogica
New all-female sports news show premieres Tuesday

...programming.The main panelists are a mix of veteran broadcasters and former pro athletes. CBS is using five of its own announcers: Pro Football Hall of Fame honoree Lesley Visser; former Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask; sideline reporters Tracy Wolfson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-29/new-all-female-sport