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Michaux: Evans native Brian Tillman climbing ranks in beach volleyball

...volleyball for the United States."How Tillman found his way into the event that used to be featured on ABC's Wide World of Sports when he was a kid is an unusual story. The 6-foot-6 Tillman never played much volleyball growing up, focusing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-15/michaux-evans-native
Announcer, NFL star Gifford dies

...who famously called him a "human love machine" and "lamb-chop" to her millions of viewers.Gifford hosted "Wide World of Sports," covered several Olympics - his call of Franz Klammer's downhill gold medal run in 1976 is considered a broadcasting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-09/announcer-nfl-star-gifford-dies
Who needs Sochi? South has its own winter games

...terrifying ? which is not a feature you get in most of the more traditional Summer Games. If you grew up in the ABC Wide World of Sports days and never tired of seeing the "agony of defeat" opener, you know what I mean.Winter sports always seem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/who-needs-sochi-south-ha
NL Spring Training Capsules

...94-68, second place, lost wild-card gameTRAINING TOWN: Kissimmee, Fla.PARK: Champion Stadium, ESPN Wide World of Sports ComplexFIRST WORKOUT: Tuesday/FridayHE'S HERE: CF B.J. Upton, OF Justin Upton, 3B Chris Johnson, C Gerald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-02-09/nl-spring-training-capsu
Francoeur wants to put 2008 behind him

...are scheduled to. The Braves will have a new-look pitching staff to iron out at their facilities at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. With John Smoltz gone, and possibly Tom Glavine, they are replaced with several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/06/bra_510494.shtml
Braves
Back for another spring

...games in Major League Baseball history. But he looks right at home in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex. He tried to walk away from the dugout one time, back in 1985 when he left the Toronto Blue Jays to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/16/bra_187579.shtml
Braves
A decade of Disney

...practice facility at Disney's Wide World of Sports, with the 9,500-seat Ballpark...say in many portions of the Wide World of Sports operations. That includes...been announced. For one, Wide World of Sports has already aligned itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/25/bra_117921.shtml
Braves
'Dyn-O-Mite!' TV Land lists the 100 greatest television catchphrases

...That's hot" (Paris Hilton, The Simple Life) "The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat" (Jim McKay, ABC's Wide World of Sports) "The tribe has spoken" (Jeff Probst, Survivor) "The truth is out there" (Fox Mulder, The X-Files...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/10/liv_107663.shtml
Life & style
Boston might wheel and deal before baseball bazaar starts

...against the Rangers from St. Petersburg to Kissimmee, where the Atlanta Braves conduct spring training at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex. The plan has received approval from the commissioner's office, the player's association, the umpire's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/30/bas_106532.shtml
Baseball
The Tour de Franks

...already struggling with obesity - that stuffing your face in a most disgusting manner is somehow related to the wide world of sports? Consider, too, the global backdrop of the spectacle: a world of 6 billion-plus people, many of whom do not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/06/edi_87899.shtml
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