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World's top golfer takes out time for juniors competing at Sage Valley

...couple of dozen shots and showed his prowess with a variety of clubs, hitting "Bubba (Watson) fades" and stingers. With NBC and Golf Channel commentator Mark Rolfing serving as moderator, McIlroy told the audience how he starts every year by writing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-24/worlds-top-golfer-takes-out-
Jay Haas, Peter Jacobsen spin tales at Junior Invitational's opening ceremony

...million for winning the Masters. My uncle Bob Goalby, who won in 1968, got $20,000."Jacobsen, now a golf analyst for NBC Sports and the Golf Channel, drew the most laughs with a couple of his stories.Asked about the time he tackled a streaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-21/jay-haas-peter-jacobsen-spin
Junior Invitational features another strong field

...for 24th place.A full week of activities awaits the players. Peter Jacobsen, a former PGA Tour player and golf analyst for NBC Sports, is the featured speaker at Tuesday night's opening ceremony, and fundraising "am-am" events will be held Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-18/junior-invitational-features
Unready, set, go!

...media would obsess about it for days. The liberals at the sketch-comedy show Saturday Night Live probably would have fought NBC executives to do a special Monday night edition just so they could lampoon the gaffe all the sooner.The left-loving mainstream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-15/unready-set-go
NBC, Fox take reins of NASCAR coverage

...not come from the speedway grandstands.NBC executives swear they're pulling for Fox...Jon Miller, president of programming for NBC Sports and NBCSN. "A healthy Daytona signals...ESPN and TNT are out. Fox is in and so is NBC, which is back in the NASCAR business nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-20/nbc-fox-take-reins-nascar-
No more cellblock 'selfies'

...smuggled in, usually by visitors getting past corrupt prison guards looking the other way or by the guards themselves.A recent NBC News report said at least 15 Georgia Department of Corrections employees were arrested in 2013 and 2014 for smuggling phones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-06/no-more-cellblock-sel
1975 Masters produced unforgettable Sunday drama

...delivered a series of clutch shots that thrilled the galleries and the millions watching on TV.Miller, now an analyst for NBC Sports, said he wished he could have covered the event."We were the three best players in the world going at it, that's...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/1975-masters-produced-unforgettable-sunday
Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs being treated for 'brain function' issues

...crazy enough to change something so iconic and so cherished as the 'Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog?'" Campbell told NBC's "NASCAR Talk.""We're not in the habit of taking steps backward. We're always going forward. The fans will still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-25/joe-gibbs-racing-president
Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in landmark deal

...marks another success for Bach in ensuring the long-term financial security of the Swiss-based Olympic body. Last year, NBC signed a record $7.75 billion agreement with the IOC to extend its U.S. broadcast rights deal through 2032.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-13/toyota-signs-global-olym
Demand isn't meeting supply in NASCAR because of two-race tracks

...intention to shorten the schedule since it will get $8.2 billion over the next 10 years in its television contracts with Fox and NBC.But by limiting the supply to a single race a year, Auto Club Speedway found a way to create a bigger demand.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-25/demand-isnt-meeting-supply