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Blend of sports +‎ broadcaster.

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sportscaster (plural sportscasters)

  1. (chiefly Canada, US) One who reports sporting events on television or radio.
    Synonym: commentator
    • 2003, David Shields, Remote: Reflections on Life in the Shadow of Celebrity, Univ of Wisconsin Press, →ISBN, page 49:
      At the beginning of the all-star game, the sportscaster always says that the players just want to have fun today; at halftime, or in the bottom of the fifth inning, the sportscaster always says that the players' competitive spirit has taken over and now they all really want to win.
  2. A person who comments on, presents, and reports sport events.

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