Sportscasters

A sportscaster is a person who gives information and news about sports events on television or radio. A sportscaster is also known by other names such as sports announcer and play-by-play announcer. They provide running commentary of a sports event in real time. Here is a list of some of the most famous sportscasters of all time.
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 1 John Madden

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Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 2 Ian Wright

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

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.

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 3 Miss Elizabeth

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: May 1, 2003

 4 Stephen A. Smith

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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: October 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Stephen A. Smith is an American sports journalist, sports radio host, and sports television personality. Known for his use of popular catchphrases, such as stay off the weed and blasphemous, Smith has been playing a major role in the success of ESPN's First Take. He also appears on SportsCenter and hosts his own radio show, The Stephen A. Smith Show.

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 5 Joe Buck

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Joe Buck, son of renowned sportscaster Jack Buck, is known for his stint with Fox Sports, where he worked as a play-by-play announcer for the network's NFL and MLB coverage. He has won the Sports Emmy Award seven times and is also a three-time National Sportscaster of the Year winner.

 6 Cris Collinsworth

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Famous As: Sportscaster, American Football Players
Birthdate: January 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Cris Collinsworth is a former American football player who played for the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League (NFL). After retiring as a player, Cris Collinsworth became a sports broadcaster. He went on to become an important broadcaster, winning 15 Sports Emmy Awards. He is also credited with owning a sports statistic monitoring service called Pro Football Focus.

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 7 Craig Sager

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: December 15, 2016
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 8 Ahmad Rashād

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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 9 Mychal Thompson

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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: January 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Bahamian

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.

 10 Vin Scully

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
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

 11 Al Michaels

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 12 Ken Stabler

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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: July 8, 2015
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 13 Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: February 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 14 Boomer Esiason

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: April 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 15 Stuart Scott

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: July 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
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.

 16 Bob Costas

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 17 Craig Robinson

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Famous As: Basketball Coach
Birthdate: April 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 18 Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 19 Chris Berman

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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: May 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 20 Joe Torre

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Famous As: Executive
Birthdate: July 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 21 Keyshawn Johnson

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Famous As: Former American Football Player
Birthdate: July 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

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.

 22 Aaron Bonne

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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: March 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 23 Suzy Kolber

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 24 Jessica Mendoza

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Famous As: Sports broadcaster
Birthdate: November 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 25 John Smoltz

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Famous As: Baseball Pitcher
Birthdate: May 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 26 Dick Vitale

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Famous As: Basketball coach, Journalist
Birthdate: June 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 27 Kate Abdo

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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: September 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 28 Joey Ryan

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 29 Ronde Barber

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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 30 Brent Musburger

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 31 Martin Bayfield

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 32 Suzi Perry

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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: May 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 33 Jenny Taft

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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: September 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 34 Jayne Kennedy

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 35 Jay Glazer

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Famous As: Sports Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 36 Mark Schlereth

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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 37 Dick Enberg

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: January 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 21, 2017

 38 Michele Tafoya

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: December 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 39 Pat Summerall

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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 16, 2013

 40 Tracy Wolfson

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 41 Steve Mariucci

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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: November 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 42 Drew Pearson

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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 43 Paul O'Neill

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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 44 Cobi Jones

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 45 Ron MacLean

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: April 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian, German

 46 Harold Reynolds

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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 47 Pam Oliver

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 48 Michael Kay

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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: February 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 49 Tim McCarver

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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: October 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 50 Jeff Francoeur

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Famous As: Baseball outfielder
Birthdate: January 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
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