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List of famous sports commentators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top sports commentators in the world? This includes the most prominent sports commentators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable sports commentators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic sports commentators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned sports commentators.

List people include Vin Scully, Erin Andrews and many additional people as well. Featuring black sports announcers, color commentators, sports broadcasters, and more, this list has it all.

From reputable, prominent, and well known sports commentators to the lesser known sports commentators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the sports commentator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous sports commentators ever?" and "What are the names of famous sports commentators?" then you're in the right place. 
Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
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Keith Theodore Olbermann is an American sports and political commentator and writer. As of 2013 he hosts a late-night show on ESPN2 and TSN2 called Olbermann, as well as being the studio host of TBS's Major League Baseball postseason coverage. Previously, he was the chief news officer of the Current TV network and the host of the Current TV weeknight political commentary program, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, until March 30, 2012, a program he hosted with the same title and a similar format on MSNBC from March 2003 to January 2011. During his time at MSNBC, Olbermann established a niche in cable news commentary, gaining note for his pointed criticism of right-wing or conservative ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Erin Andrews is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
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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 network. She also has an on-air presence at many major sporting events, including the Super Bowl and the World Series. ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America

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Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
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Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, former announcer, commentator, film producer, actor, and occasional professional wrestler currently serving as majority owner, Chairman, and CEO of Stamford, Connecticut-based professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Entertainment. McMahon plays an in-ring character known by the ring name Mr. McMahon, based on his real life persona. He is a two-time world champion, having won the WWF Championship in 1999 and ECW World Championship in 2007. He was also the winner of the 1999 Royal Rumble. McMahon headlined multiple pay-per-view events from 1999 to 2000 and participated in the main event of WrestleMania ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States of America

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Charissa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
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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 for GSN and the Big Ten Network. She was the co-host of SportsNation along with Marcellus Wiley until her departure for Fox Sports in June 2013. She became the host of Fox Sports Live on the new Fox Sports 1 network when it debuted on August 17, 2013 at 11pm. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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