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Famous Male Sportscasters

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List of notable or famous male sportscasters. List contains top males known for being sportscasters. Male Sportscasters of prominence are featured here with pictures and additional information when available. The most notable Male Sportscasters in history and today are shown below, listed by their level of prominence. While this isn't a list of all Male Sportscasters, it does answer the question "who are the most famous Male Sportscasters in the world?"

Some of the most famous male sportscasters are included on this list. They have made some of the greatest calls in history, like Al Michaels when in 1980 he exclaimed, "Do you believe in miracles?!" when the U.S. men's hockey team upset the USSR. 

Enjoy this list of prominent, well-known male sportscasters. These people, like Alex J. Walling and David Steele include images when available. Featuring Black sportscasters, TV sportscasters, and all, this list has it all. 

  • Keith Olbermann
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    Keith Theodore Olbermann (; born January 27, 1959) is an American sports and political commentator and writer. He currently works for ESPN. Olbermann spent the first 20 years of his career in sports journalism. He was a sports correspondent for CNN and for local TV and radio stations in the 1980s, winning the Best Sportscaster award from the California Associated Press three times. He co-hosted ESPN's SportsCenter from 1992–97. From 1998 to 2001 he was a producer and anchor for Fox Sports Net and a host for Fox Sports' coverage of Major League Baseball. From March 2003 to January 2011 Olbermann hosted the weeknight political commentary program Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. He...  more
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Christopher James Berman (born May 10, 1955), nicknamed Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He has been an anchor for SportsCenter on ESPN since 1979, joining a month after its initial launch, and hosted the network's Sunday NFL Countdown program from 1985 to 2016. He has also anchored Monday Night Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals, and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major League Baseball games for ESPN, which included the Home Run Derby until 2016. A six-time honoree of the National Sports Media Association's "National Sportscaster of the Year" award, Berman was instrumental in establishing ESPN's lasting popularity during the...  more
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, Greenwich

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  • Alan Richard Michaels (born November 12, 1944) is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades (1977–2006) with ABC Sports, Michaels is known for his many years calling play-by-play of National Football League games, including nearly two decades with ABC's Monday Night Football and over a decade with NBC Sunday Night Football. He is also known for famous calls in other sports, including the Miracle on Ice at the 1980 Winter Olympics and the earthquake-interrupted Game 3 of the 1989 World Series. Michaels' move from ABC to NBC in 2006 was notable as it was part of an agreement between the two networks' parent companies, The Walt Disney Company...  more
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Bob Costas
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    Bob Costas

    Robert Quinlan Costas (born March 22, 1952) is an award-winning American sportscaster, who is employed by MLB Network, where he does play-by-play and hosts an interview show called Studio 42 with Bob Costas. He is known for his long tenure with NBC Sports from 1980 through 2018, and for many Emmy awards. He was the prime-time host of 11 Olympic Games from 1992 until 2016....  more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America


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