color commentator


: a person whose job is to make interesting comments on a radio or television broadcast about the things that are happening in a sports contest

Examples of color commentator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Landa will be the play-by-play announcer for ESPN Deportes telecasts on a team that includes color commentator Sergio Dipp, sideline reporter Katia Castorena and veteran broadcaster John Sutcliffe. Eduard Cauich, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2023 Murph started as color commentator on Bills games in 1984. Erik Brady, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2023 Meanwhile, on the Angels radio broadcast, play-by-play announcer Terry Smith and color commentator Mark Langston had to explain to listeners that their announcing might sound off. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 21 Aug. 2023 Former Detroit Tigers catcher Jim Price, who was a radio analyst and color commentator for much of the last 30 years for the team, died on Monday. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 8 Aug. 2023 But The Athletic's Pete Sampson reported that Rudolph, who signed a one-year deal last July with Tampa Bay and caught three passes for 28 yards with a touchdown over nine games last season for the Buccaneers, is expected to be a color commentator for Big Ten football games on NBC and Peacock. Dave Clark, The Enquirer, 16 July 2023 Lucas served as the radio color commentator alongside play-by-play man Matt Lepay for UW football and men’s basketball since 1994. Jeff Potrykus, Journal Sentinel, 11 May 2023 The streaming service hired Al Michaels as the play-by-play announcer, with Kirk Herbstreit as the color commentator. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 10 May 2023 Astros play-by-play voice Todd Kalas caught a foul ball during the middle innings of the contest, with color commentator Geoff Blum displaying his excitement about the moment on the AT&T SportsNet broadcast. Josh Criswell, Chron, 10 May 2023 See More

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“Color commentator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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