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 Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States

American football player Deion Sanders is considered one of the strongest pass defenders of the game. He was an electrifying athlete and played in the National Football League for 14 seasons. He played for teams like Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens. He is now a coach and a sports analyst. He’s also a rapper.

 

 2 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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 3 Rio Ferdinand

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

 4 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
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 5 Tara Lipinski

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

 6 Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA
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 7 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
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 8 Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith
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Famous As: Basketball Players
Birthdate: March 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA
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 9 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. 

 10 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

 11 Jim Ross

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

 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 Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

 14 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
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 15 Katie Nolan

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

 16 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

 17 Samoa Joe

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

 18 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

 19 Chris Berman

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

 20 Nate Burleson

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

 21 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

 22 Tazz

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

 23 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. 

 24 Denis Law

Denis Law
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: February 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland

 25 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

 26 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.

 27 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

 28 Pam Shriver

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

 29 Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

 30 Corey Graves

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

 31 John Riggins

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

 32 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

 33 Eddie Jordan

Eddie Jordan
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 34 Aaron Bonne

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

 35 Michael Cole

Michael Cole
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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: December 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States

 36 Orlando Scandrick

Orlando Scandrick
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States

 37 Don Drysdale

Don Drysdale
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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: July 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Van Nuys, California, USA
Died: July 3, 1993

 38 Rebecca Lobo

Rebecca Lobo
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

 39 Darrell Waltrip

Darrell Waltrip
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Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birthdate: February 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States

 40 Chris Waddle

Chris Waddle
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Felling, England

 41 Ron Atkinson

Ron Atkinson
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 42 John Smoltz

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

 43 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

 44 Isa Guha

Isa Guha.
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: May 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
British cricket commentator and TV/radio sportscaster Isa Guha is also a former cricketer who has been part of the English squads of the 2005 and the 2009 World Cups, winning the latter with the squad. She was named the 2002 BBC Asian Network Sports Personality of the Year.

 45 Michael Wilbon

Michael Wilbon
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Famous As: Sports Commentator
Birthdate: November 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 46 Tony Schiavone

Tony Schiavone
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: November 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Craigsville, Virginia, United States

 47 Ken Doherty

Ken Doherty
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Famous As: Snooker Player
Birthdate: September 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland

 48 Jimmy Snyder

Jimmy Snyder
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: September 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States
Died: April 21, 1996

 49 Beth Mowins

Beth Mowins
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: May 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States

 50 Jack Buck

Jack Buck.
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: August 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 2002
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