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

John Madden.
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Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States

 2 Miss Elizabeth

Miss Elizabeth.
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 1, 2003
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 3 Cris Collinsworth

Cris Collinsworth.
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Famous As: Sportscaster, American Football Players
Birthdate: January 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

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.

 4 Joe Buck

Joe Buck.
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
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.
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 5 Jim Ross

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

 6 Ahmad Rashād

Ahmad Rashād
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
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 7 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.

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 8 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
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 9 Vin Scully

Vin Scully.
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
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

 10 Al Michaels

Al Michaels
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 11 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.

 12 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.

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 13 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

 14 Jim Nantz

Jim Nantz
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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 15 Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: April 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Islip, New York, USA

 16 Stephen A. Smith

Stephen A. Smith.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: October 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States

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.

 17 Chris Berman

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

 18 Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson
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Famous As: Basketball Coach
Birthdate: April 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 19 Gene Okerlund

Gene Okerlund
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: December 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brookings, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 2, 2019

 20 Suzy Kolber

Suzy Kolber.
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 21 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.

 22 Dick Vitale

Dick Vitale
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Famous As: Basketball coach, Journalist
Birthdate: June 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic City, New Jersey

 23 Kate Abdo

Kate Abdo.
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: September 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manchester

 24 Bob Costas

Bob Costas
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

 25 Jessica Mendoza

Jessica Mendoza
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Famous As: Sports broadcaster
Birthdate: November 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camarillo, California, United States

 26 Ronde Barber

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

 27 Brent Musburger

Brent Musburger.
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: May 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

 28 Suzi Perry

Suzi Perry.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: May 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cosford, Shropshire, England

 29 Joey Ryan

Joey Ryan
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 30 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

 31 Martin Bayfield

Martin Bayfield
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK

 32 Jenny Taft

Jenny Taft.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: September 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edina, Minnesota, United States

 33 Aaron Bonne

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

 34 John Smoltz

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

 35 Jayne Kennedy

Jayne Kennedy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 36 Dick Enberg

Dick Enberg
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: January 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States
Died: December 21, 2017

 37 Michele Tafoya

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

 38 Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 39 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

 40 Tracy Wolfson

Tracy Wolfson
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: USA

 41 Steve Mariucci

Steve Mariucci
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: November 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA

 42 Mary Carillo

Mary Carillo
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

 43 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

 44 Cobi Jones

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

 45 Jay Glazer

Jay Glazer
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Famous As: Sports Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: USA

 46 Mark Schlereth

Mark Schlereth
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States

 47 Pam Oliver

Pam Oliver.
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

 48 Tim McCarver

Tim McCarver
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: October 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

 49 Harold Reynolds

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

 50 Ron MacLean

Ron MacLean
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: April 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zweibrucken, West Germany
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