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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. 
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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 60
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 ...more
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Erin Andrews is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 40
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 ...more
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Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 73
Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, former announcer, commentator, film producer, actor, and occasional professional wrestler currently ...more
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Charissa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 36
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 ...more
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Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 63
Christopher James "Chris" Berman, also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, ...more
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Hannah Storm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 56
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 ...more
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Monty Hall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
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Monte Halparin, OC OM, better known by the stage name Monty Hall, is a Canadian-born MC, producer, actor, singer and sportscaster, best known as host of the television game show Let's Make a
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Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 74
Alan Richard "Al" Michaels is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades with ABC Sports, Michaels is perhaps best known for his many ...more
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Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 91
Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. He has been with the team since its days in ...more
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Dick Vitale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 76
Richard John "Dick" Vitale, also known as "Dickie V", is an American basketball sportscaster. A former head coach in the college and professional ranks, he is well known as a ...more
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Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 66
Robert Quinlan "Bob" Costas is an American sportscaster, on the air for NBC Sports television since the early 1980s. He has been prime-time host of nine Olympic games. He also does ...more
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Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 53
Booker Tio Huffman Jr, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and color commentator who is currently signed with WWE. He is also founder/owner of the independent promotion Reality of ...more
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Jill Arrington is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 46
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.
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Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
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Richard Alan "Dick" Enberg is an American sportscaster. Since 2009 he has provided play-by-play for telecasts of San Diego Padres baseball on Fox Sports San Diego, following a long ...more
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John Tesh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 66
John Frank Tesh is an American pianist and composer of pop music, as well as a radio host and television presenter. His ten-year-old "Intelligence for Your Life" radio show reaches ...more
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Howard Cosell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
Dec. at 77 (1918-1995)
Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, ...more
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Stephen A. Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 51
Stephen Anthony Smith, more commonly known as Stephen A., is an American television personality, host, radio host, and former sports journalist. Smith is a commentator on ESPN First Take, where ...more
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Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 49
Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including ...more
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Bonnie Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 48
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. ...more
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Pam Oliver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 57
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.
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Lindsay Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 42
Lindsay Rhodes is an American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality who is currently a host and reporter for the NFL Network.
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Michele Tafoya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 54
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 ...more
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Pat Summerall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
Dec. at 83 (1930-2013)
George Allen "Pat" Summerall was an American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN. In addition to football, he also announced major golf and ...more
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Jennifer Hedger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
age 43
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 ...more
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Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Sports Commentators
Dec. at 84 (1908-1992)
Walter Lanier "Red" Barber was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball, ...more