sports·​cast ˈspȯrts-ˌkast How to pronounce sportscast (audio)
: a radio or television broadcast of a sports event or of information about sports
sportscaster noun

Examples of sportscast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vogel’s final sportscast will be in March, the station said. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 15 Dec. 2022 In the absence of new Nolan Arenado home runs, the coolest highlight of any recent sportscast was a wagging tail that motored through a recent Zoom interview Spencer did with Rockies infielder Ryan McMahon. Mark Kiszla, The Denver Post, 14 Apr. 2020 This will also work for live audio programs like sportscasts, so subscribers could listen to the radio broadcast of a baseball game using the At Bat watchOS app. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, 28 Nov. 2019 Lynchie’’ to just about anyone familiar with the Boston sports scene over the last thirty-something years, will anchor his final sportscast on the 11 p.m. news Thursday before transitioning into a correspondent role. Chad Finn,, 15 Aug. 2019 The elder Fouts had logged two decades calling San Francisco 49ers TV and radio games when the team joined the NFL in 1950 and was a legendary Bay Area broadcaster whose work included college basketball, the NBA and local TV sportscasts. Tom Hoffarth, Los Angeles Times, 4 Aug. 2019 According to his social-media posts, Walker's full-time career in television journalism began in the 1990s, when a then 19-year-old Walker began anchoring a regular sportscast in Hattiesburg, Miss. Laura McKnight,, 4 June 2018 Somers attended San Francisco State and UC Berkeley, then did talk shows on KABL and KNEW and anchored sportscasts on KPIX. Ben Fong-Torres, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 June 2018 Here are 41 references to Seinfeld in one local sportscastBravo, WHAS11’s Adam Lefkoe in 2013. Charles Curtis, For The Win, 10 May 2018 See More

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Word History


sport + broadcast

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sportscast was in 1930

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“Sportscast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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sports·​cast ˈspō(ə)rt-ˌskast How to pronounce sportscast (audio)
: a broadcast of a sports event
sportscaster noun
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