Rants & Raves

...there (last) week is playing for one reason: He earned the right to be there and compete for the green jacket. The announcers, however, once again have turned it into The Tiger Woods Show. They all deserve respect, not just one.

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...

Masters Insider: Rich Beem

...Augusta this week working for CBS Sports. He is handling announcer duties for Featured Group 2, which can be seen on DirecTV...years, and with it some of the most memorable calls by CBS announcers. Here are five of the best: THE LIST5 Jim Nantz, 2004...

2015 Masters Tournament Committee Assignments

...Palm Beach, Fla.; David C. Novak, Louisville, Ky.; Ray M. Robinson, Atlanta; Ed W. Jones, AtlantaSTARTERS AND ANNOUNCERS COMMITTEE: Toby S. Wilt, Nashville, Tenn., chairman; James H. Blanchard, Columbus, Ga.; Bradford R. Boss, Lincoln...

Augusta has its share of celebrities

...life. You can see his statue in the 800 block of Broad Street just down from James Brown Boulevard. His cape guy and show announcer Danny Ray still lives in Augusta as do many of JB's band members and family. Athletes besides Mize who were either born...

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
1975 Masters produced unforgettable Sunday drama

...Weiskopf go to the last hole at 11-under.Frank Glieber, CBS announcer at No. 17: "Now Nicklaus has got to be wondering exactly...and finished the tournament at 12-under.Vin Scully, CBS announcer at No. 18: "So Nicklaus gets his par. Now, this huge...

Why do lefties do so well at Augusta?

...and Watson) are long players," he said. "Bubba curves the ball a lot, and I think that lends itself well here."ESPN announcer Curtis Strange agreed with Weir."The No. 1 factor is their talent and more left-handed players are playing the game...