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Bob Franken: Let us prey

...columnist who shamelessly boosts the home team, which is his or her bread and butter. In fact, usually the team approves the announcers to guarantee this lovefest.It's irritating but acceptable in the sports world, but it's ridiculous when it comes to...
Opinion the sideline, returned after missing one play, then managed to be the first player down the field on punt coverage, announcers Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth let NBC's audience know their feelings."Man," Michaels said, his voice dripping...

...They'll team with play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon, starting their new role...who were NBC's lead figure skating announcers at four Olympics starting in 2002. Hamilton...Hammond will work as a track and field announcer at the 2016 Rio Games."We absolutely...
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Bob Franken: A bad NFL habit

...with all its instant replays, graphics, slow-mo and bizarre camera shots accompanying the chatter of the play-by-play announcers, sideline reporters and sometimes helpful color commentators, the ones who survived the violent concussions from collisions...
Parade marches on because of many

...Necessary, 2005 Queen Emily DeForest, chairperson Penny Furnish; parade judges from the Kenai Chamber of Commerce board; announcers JR and KSRM; Elena Bird and Christopher Hall, Robert Peterkin, Neal Duperron, the Mormon Elders, Cheryl Bridge, Bob...
Madden signed by MNF team

...CBS, Madden was one of dozens of NFL announcers working each Sunday, and viewers didn't...viewers tune in to watch teams and not announcers, Madden could be an exception...Fox is expected to make lead baseball announcer Joe Buck its new top play-by-play...
Support makes Fourth fantastic

...Queens of Kenai: Anita Necessary, Sue Carter, Penny Furnish; Parade Judges: Kenai Chamber Board of Directors; Parade Announcers: Jackie and Brice from KSRM; Stephanie McGahan for singing the National Anthem; Parade Line Up Volunteers: Robert Peterkin...
Kolesar discusses local MMA scene

...fighting hard to change that perception. "The difference with the events now is we have (ring) girls in clothes, we have announcers that are respectable members in the community and we are able to bring in a whole new demographic. We want fans to come in...
Soldotna man, an avid Brown Bears fan, keeps unusual tradition alive

...huge tradition and a huge hit throughout the league." When Karvonen watches Bears away games on, he said announcers from other teams will talk about the tradition. "When there are new refs, they come up and ask me about it," Karvonen...
Unhinged Alaska

...chaos that contestants were exchanging body parts and dental work in midair. The only drawbacks of the competitions were the announcers. One telecasterette asked a young woman who had just taken a face plant that left her talking out of her right nostril...


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