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Famous Female Sports Commentators

List of famous female sports commentators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female sports commentators list contains the most prominent and top females known for being sports commentators. There are thousand of females working as sports commentators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic sports commentators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a sports commentator then the people below should give you inspiration.

A list made up of people like Jill Arrington and Jody Vance.

While this isn't a list of all female sports commentators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female sports commentators?" and "Who are the best female sports commentators?"

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    Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska, from 2006 to her resignation in 2009. As the Republican Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 Presidential election, alongside Arizona Senator John McCain, she was the first Alaskan ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Sandpoint, Idaho, United States of America
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Commentator, Basketball player, Politician, Television producer + 3 more
    • Credits: Sarah Palin's Alaska
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    Erin Jill Andrews is an American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality. She currently hosts FOX College Football for Fox Sports, as well as Dancing with the Stars for ABC. Andrews was previously a co-host of College GameDay on ESPN and a contributor for Good Morning America on the ABC ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Actor, Sports commentator
    • Credits: That's My Boy, Dancing with the Stars, Entertainment Tonight, Saturday Night Football, Jim Rome Is Burning + 10 more
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    Charissa Thompson is an American television host and sportscaster with Fox Sports 1 and NBC. She is one of the co-hosts on Fox Sports Live, and also one of the co-hosts for the syndicated entertainment news show Extra. Previously, Thompson worked for Fox Sports in her first stint, and Versus, as well as ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Presenter, Sports commentator
    • Credits: SportsNation, Extra, Splash
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    Hannah Storm is an American television sports journalist, serving as co-anchor of ESPN's SportsCenter Sunday morning with Bob Ley, and Monday-Thursday mornings with Kevin Negandhi. She was also host of the NBA Countdown pregame show on ABC as part of the network's NBA Sunday game coverage. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Author, Actor, Presenter, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Valentine's Day, SportsCenter, The Early Show, NBA Countdown, Unmatched + 3 more
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    Tiffany "Jill" Arrington is an American sportscaster with Fox Sports. She was previously a sideline reporter on college football for ESPN during the 2004 season. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Sports commentator
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    Bonnie Lynn Bernstein is an American sports journalist and executive. She has been named one of the most accomplished female sportscasters in history by the American Sportscasters Association. Bernstein is Vice President, Content and Brand Development, of Campus Insiders, as well as the on-air "face" of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Jim Rome Is Burning, College Football Live
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    Pamela Donielle "Pam" Oliver is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various National Basketball Association and National Football League games. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, TV Journalist, Sports commentator
    • Credits: NBA on TNT, Fox NFL Sunday, NFL on Fox
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    Lindsay Rhodes is an American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality who is currently a host and reporter for the NFL Network. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Writer, Sports commentator
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    Michele Tafoya Vandersall, known professionally as Michele Tafoya, is an American sportscaster. Since 2011, she has been a reporter for NBC Sports, featuring as the sideline reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Manhattan Beach, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist
    • Credits: Monday Night Football, NBC Sunday Night Football, WNBA on ESPN
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    Jennifer Frances Hedger is a Canadian television personality, the co-host of TSN's nightly sports news program SportsCentre. She is also a former cast member of the reality series U8TV: The Lofters. A native of London, Ontario, Hedger grew up in Lambeth and Westminster, Ontario and later graduated from ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: London, Canada
    • Profession: Sports commentator
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    Heather Cox is an American sportscaster who is a sideline reporter for WNBA, NBA, college basketball and college football games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Sports. As Heather Schoeny, she played college volleyball at University of the Pacific. Cox also served as a reporter for NBC Sports coverage of Beach ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Jonesville, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Sports commentator
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    Jody Vance is a Canadian sports anchor and co-host of Breakfast Television on CKVU-DT in Vancouver. Vance began her broadcast career on CHRX, and then moved to CFMI-FM/CKNW as the assistant promotions director and on-air fill-in talent. When BCTV called in 1995 she finally reached her lifelong goal of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
    • Profession: Actor, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Romeo Must Die
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    Diana Nyad is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. Nyad gained national attention in 1975 when she swam around Manhattan and in 1979 when she swam from North Bimini, The Bahamas, to Juno Beach, Florida. In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, she became ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Author, Sports commentator, Swimmer
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars
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    Donna Richardson Joyner is an American fitness and aerobics instructor, author and ESPN television sports commentator. Widely known for her series of fitness videos, she was appointed in 2006 by President George W. Bush to serve on the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. She also ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Author, Personal trainer, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Sweating in the Spirit: A 3-in-1 Gospel Workout, Sweating in the Spirit 2: A 3-in-1 Gospel Workout
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    Sara Elizabeth Walsh is an American sportscaster who joined ESPN in May 2010. Walsh came to ESPN from WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., where she served as the station’s weekend sports anchor and Redskins beat reporter. Prior to WUSA, Walsh worked at WKRN in Nashville, winning four regional Emmys in three ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 37
    • Profession: Sports commentator
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    Alisia "Lisa" Salters is an American journalist and former collegiate women's basketball player. She has been a reporter for ESPN and ESPN on ABC since 2000. Previously, she covered the O.J. Simpson murder case for ABC and worked as a reporter at WBAL-TV from 1988 to 1995. Salters has reported worldwide ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Monday Night Football, Saturday Night Football, E:60, NBA on ABC
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    Phyllis Ann George Brown, Miss America 1971 and Miss Texas 1970, is an American businesswoman, actress, and former sportscaster. She was also First Lady of Kentucky from 1979 to 1983. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Denton, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Actor, TV Journalist, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Meet the Parents, Candid Camera, The Colt, CBS Morning News, The NFL Today + 4 more
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    Gail Annette Marquis is an American former basketball player who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Basketball player, Athlete, Sports commentator
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    Jacqui Oatley is a British freelance sports broadcaster, presenting, commentating and reporting mostly on football for BBC Sport and ITV Sport. She is best known for being the first female commentator on BBC One's Match of the Day, which she also presented in March 2015. She is an FA qualified football ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Journalist, Sports commentator
    • Credits: Match of the Day
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    Hazel Mae Cagulada is a sportscaster in Canada. She was the former lead anchor for the New England Sports Network's SportsDesk news program and most recently the anchor on MLB Network. She is the current anchor for Rogers Sportsnet's 6PM broadcast of Sportsnet Connected. Mae worked for Sportsnet until ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Philippines
    • Profession: Journalist, Sports commentator
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