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Xfinity Series to replace Nationwide Series in auto racing in 2015

...will move from its traditional Saturday slot in early July to prime time on Sunday.The move came at the request of NBC Sports, which will kick off its NASCAR broadcasts at Daytona.Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-03/xfinity-series-replace-nat
Google Glass being used to bring fans closer to the action

...to Google's campus, and a referee at the recent USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship donned the glasses for the NBC Sports broadcast.But it is the big-picture applications that offer intriguing possibilities for teams and leagues concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-30/google-glass-being-used-br
Analyst Notah Begay recovering from heart attack

...expected to make a full recovery, Golf Channel said Tuesday.Begay, a 41-year-old analyst for Golf Channel and NBC Sports, was taken Thursday to Methodist Hospital in Dallas where a stent was inserted to unblock his right coronary artery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-29/analyst-notah-begay-recoveri
Author to sign book about 1975 Masters

...at Barnes & Noble, 3450 Wrightsboro Road in Augusta Mall.Capps is an Emmy-award winning associate producer with NBC Sports and now the Golf Channel. In The Magnificent Masters, Capps recreates the 1975 Masters, with behind-the-scenes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-04-04/author-sign-book-about-1975-
Driver of NBC Sports analyst's cart taken into custody at US Open

PINEHURST, N.C. - The man driving NBC Sports analyst Roger Maltbie's golf cart at the U.S. Open...in custody Saturday night and had no further details.NBC Sports is aware of the incident but declined further comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/driver-nbc-sports-analysts-c
Battle for spot in top 50 golf world ranking offering little drama

...Cup in Europe will be shown live in the United States.NBC Sports Group announced Tuesday that Golf Channel will broadcast...will have Sunday singles from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.The NBC Sports Group will provide 26½ hours of live coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-25/battle-spot-top-50-offering-
Masters champ Adam Scott builds seven-shot lead at Bay Hill, ties 36-hole mark

...his English. He used the words, "sucker pin," in an interview, and then chatted comfortably with Jimmy Roberts of NBC Sports for about five minutes. ... Southern Amateur champion Zachary Olsen made the cut. ... Sam Saunders, the grandson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-21/masters-champ-adam-scott-bui
Media members make their picks

...deathSteve Politi, Newark Star-Ledger | Tiger Woods - Back is a ruse; he'll parachute in on ThursdayJoe Posnanski, NBC Sports | Jordan Spieth - It will be an awesome winner's news conferenceMichael Rosenberg, Sports Illustrated | Matt Kuchar...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/media-members-make-their-picks
The best of the new books about golf

...thrilling climax of Jack Nicklaus winning his fifth green jacket. Capps, an Emmy Award-winning associate producer on NBC Sports golf broadcasts and managing editor at The Golf Channel, gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the heavyweights...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/best-new-books-about-golf
Stray dogs in Sochi are ordered to be exterminated

...be limited to five minutes before verification."It's a big step forward for the industry," said Rick Cordella, NBC Sports' senior vice president for digital distribution. "I think it will engage a lot of people." ACTIVIST DETAINED: An...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-03/stray-dogs-sochi-are-ord