Sports Commentators

Check out our list of famous sports commentators who have made a mark in their field. This list has people from all over the world and contains names such as Deion Sanders, Nate Burleson, Jordan Rodgers, Tazz and Beth Phoenix.
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 1 Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan
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Famous As: Podcaster, Sports Commentator
Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

 2 Erin Andrews

Erin Andrews
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States

Erin Andrews is an American television personality and sportscaster. She is the lead sideline reporter for Fox Sports' NFL broadcasting team. Also known for her charitable work, Andrews played a key role in the Huddle to Fight Hunger campaign, which aimed to raise funds for Feeding America, a non-profit organization. She also serves as an inspiration to those fighting cancer.

 3 Johnny Weir

Johnny Weir
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: July 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

American figure skating champion Johnny Weir is also a two-time Olympian and has several medals in his kitty, including a bronze in the 2008 World Championship. The son of a nuclear engineer father, he was a skilled equestrian before he began training in skating at 12.

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 4 Molly Qerim

Molly Qerim
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: March 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Sports anchor Molly Qerim is best known for her stint on ESPN's First Take. Her work inclues on-site reporting from multiple Super Bowls and other events. She had preciously hosted NFL Network shows NFL AM and NFL Fantasy Live. She is married to NBA player and ESPN host Jalen Rose. 
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 5 Beth Phoenix

Beth Phoenix
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States

 6 Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: November 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camberwell, England
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 7 Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: October 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carnegie, Pennsylvania, United States
Mike Ditka, nicknamed “Iron Mike,” was a star footballer for the Chicago Bears, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Dallas Cowboys. He has coached the Cowboys and has also trained the Bears to win the Super Bowl XX. He has also worked as a sports broadcaster for ESPN and NBC.  
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 8 Tara Lipinski

Tara Lipinski
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: June 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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 9 Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith
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Famous As: Basketball Players
Birthdate: March 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA

 10 Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin
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Famous As: Sports commentator, former American football wide receiver
Birthdate: March 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

 11 Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA

 12 Michael Buffer

Michael Buffer
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Famous As: Announcer
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Michael Buffer is an American ring announcer for professional wrestling and boxing matches. He is credited with pioneering an announcing style which involves a distinctive rolling of certain letters. He is also famous for popularizing catchphrases, such as Let's get ready to rumble. Michael Buffer has also appeared in popular talks shows like Late Night with David Letterman.

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 13 Max Kellerman

Max Kellerman
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: August 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

 14 Joe Theismann

Joe Theismann
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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 15 Jim Ross

Jim Ross
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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: January 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, California, United States

 16 Ted DiBiase

Ted DiBiase
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: January 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Ted DiBiase, or The Million Dollar Man, gained fame as a wrestler and is known for his association with WWE. He was part of WWE’s Legend program and held 30 titles, including the WWF World Heavyweight Championship. After his stints as a commentator and manager, he became a Christian minister.
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 17 Vin Scully

Vin Scully
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Famous As: Sports Commentator
Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Former sportscaster Vincent Edward Scully, or Vin Scully, is best known for his 67-season stint of calling games with the MLB team Los Angeles Dodgers, making him the longest-tenured broadcaster of a single team in the history of sports. He has also served as the lead play-by-play announcer for NBC

 18 Jordan Rodgers

Jordan Rodgers
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chico

Jordan Rodgers is a sports commentator. He began his career as a professional football quarterback and has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins. He began his broadcasting career in 2016. He participated in and won season 12 of the reality TV show The Bachelorette. His brother Aaron Rodgers is a popular football quarterback. 

 19 Ken Stabler

Ken Stabler
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Foley, Alabama, United States
Died: July 8, 2015

 20 Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States

 21 Jesse Palmer

Jesse Palmer
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Famous As: American football player, TV personality
Birthdate: October 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

 22 Katie Nolan

Katie Nolan
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: January 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

 23 Craig Sager

Craig Sager
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Batavia, Illinois, U.S.
Died: December 15, 2016

 24 Harry Caray

Harry Caray
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: March 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: February 18, 1998

 25 Nate Burleson

Nate Burleson
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Famous As: Football Commentator
Birthdate: August 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

 26 Bobby Heenan

Bobby Heenan
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: November 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 17, 2017

 27 Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 28 Sean Duffy

Sean Duffy
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Famous As: Former U.S. Representative
Birthdate: October 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hayward, Wisconsin, United States

Politician, prosecutor, and former sports commentator Sean Duffy is currently a Fox News contributor. He earned a J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law and practiced law for several years before entering public life. He has been both a competitor and commentator on ESPN's Great Outdoor Games. As a politician, he is a member of the Republican Party. 

 29 Michelle Beadle

Michelle Beadle
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Famous As: Sports reporter
Birthdate: October 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy

Michelle Beadle is a sports reporter best known for her association with the popular cable sports channel, ESPN. Over the years, she has hosted important shows for various networks, including ESPN. Apart from being a sports reporter, Michelle Beadle has also been a Red Carpet reporter for popular shows like Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Tony Awards, and SAG Awards.

 30 Chris Berman

Chris Berman
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: May 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

 31 Don Cherry

Don Cherry
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Famous As: Sports commentator, Ice hockey Player
Birthdate: February 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
If you’re an NHL fan, you must be knowing the name Don Cherry. He had a long hockey career, but he played only one NHL game -the majority of his games came at the AHL. He later gained fame as a co-host of CBS' Coach's Corner. Don Cherry is known for his outspoken opinions, and the knack for inviting controversies.

 32 Craig Kilborn

Craig Kilborn
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

 33 Suzy Kolber

Suzy Kolber
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Famous As: Sportscasters
Birthdate: May 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 34 Sean Tuohy

Sean Tuohy
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Famous As: Sports Commentator
Birthdate: November 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 35 John Smoltz

John Smoltz
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Famous As: Baseball Pitcher
Birthdate: May 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warren, Michigan, United States

 36 Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping
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Famous As: Middleweight MMA fighter in UFC, Cage Rage Light Heavyweight Champion
Birthdate: February 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nicosia, Cyprus

 37 Denis Law

Denis Law
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Famous As: Football - Centre forward for Scotland
Birthdate: February 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland

After representing teams such as Manchester City and Torino, Scottish footballer Denis Law had a successful stint with Manchester United. Known as The King, he was the only Scottish footballer to earn a Ballon d'Or and the only man to have 2 statues at the Old Trafford.

 38 Tazz

Tazz
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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: October 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 39 Mike Golic

Mike Golic
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Famous As: American Football defensive lineman
Birthdate: December 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Willowick, Ohio, USA

 40 Mike Tirico

Mike Tirico
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Famous As: Sports Commentator
Birthdate: December 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Whitestone, New York, United States

 41 Corey Graves

Corey Graves
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Famous As: Columnist
Birthdate: February 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 42 Michele Tafoya

Michele Tafoya
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: December 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan Beach, California, United States

 43 Gabrielle Reece

Gabrielle Reece
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Famous As: Volleyball Player
Birthdate: January 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States

 44 Vincent Van Patten

Vincent Van Patten
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bellerose, New York, USA

 45 John Riggins

John Riggins
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Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: August 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seneca, Kansas, USA

 46 Aaron Bonne

Aaron Bonne
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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: March 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: -

 47 Teddy Atlas

Teddy Atlas
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States

 48 Pat Summerall

Pat Summerall
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lake City, Florida, United States
Died: April 16, 2013

 49 Pam Shriver

Pam Shriver
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

 50 Tom Heinsohn

Tom Heinsohn
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 9, 2020
Tom Heinsohn is remembered for his 6-decade-long association with the NBA team Boston Celtics, first as a forward/center player, and then as a coach and a broadcaster. He was instrumental in forming the NBA Players Association. Heinsohn was part of the 17 NBA Championship wins of the Celtics.