Famous Black Sportscasters

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 1 Ian Wright

Ian Wright
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, England

Ian Wright is an English former football player. Renowned for his speed, Wright played for popular clubs like Arsenal and helped his national team qualify for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. After retiring from the sport, Wright went on to become a TV and radio personality; he currently contributes as a commentator for ITV Sport and BBC Sport.

 2 Ahmad Rashād

Ahmad Rashād
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

 3 Mychal Thompson

Mychal Thompson
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: January 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nassau, The Bahamas

Mychal Thompson is a Bahamian former basketball player. He played the center position for many National Basketball Association (NBA) teams, including Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Lakers. He had a standout collegiate career at the University of Minnesota, following which he started playing professionally. Currently, he is the Lakers radio color commentator.

 4 Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: July 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 4, 2015
Sportscaster Stuart Scott is best remembered as an ESPN anchor. His signature style included catchphrases such as “booyah.” He mostly covered the NBA and NFL games. He received the Jimmy V Award for his long battle with appendix cancer and eventually died of the disease at age 49.

 5 Bryant Gumbel

Bryant Gumbel
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Famous As: Journalist, Sportscaster
Birthdate: September 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 6 Keyshawn Johnson

Keyshawn Johnson
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Famous As: Former American Football Player
Birthdate: July 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Former American football player Keyshawn Johnson has had an illustrious 11-season career playing as an NFL wide receiver. He has played for teams such as the New York Jets and the Dallas Cowboys. He later became an ESPN analyst and also appeared on Dancing with the Stars.

 7 Ronde Barber

Ronde Barber
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
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 8 Harold Reynolds

Harold Reynolds
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States

 9 Cobi Jones

Cobi Jones
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

 10 Drew Pearson

Drew Pearson
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: South River, New Jersey, United States

 11 Ken Singleton

Ken Singleton
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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: June 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 12 Ducis Rodgers

Ducis Rodgers
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: United States

 13 Amin Elhassan

Amin Elhassan
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Famous As: Sports Commentator
Birthdate: April 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sudan

 14 Chris Singleton

Chris Singleton
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: August 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States