sports·​cast | \ ˈspȯrts-ˌkast How to pronounce sportscast (audio) \

Definition of sportscast

: a radio or television broadcast of a sports event or of information about sports

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sportscaster \ ˈspȯrts-​ˌka-​stər How to pronounce sportscaster (audio) \ noun

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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,, "Scott Walker to sign off WDSU in late July, begin new ventures," 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, "Sports radio talkers snubbed in trade publication’s ‘Heavy 100’ rankings," 6 June 2018 Here are 41 references to Seinfeld in one local sportscastBravo, WHAS11’s Adam Lefkoe in 2013. Charles Curtis, For The Win, "12 times 'Seinfeld' made its way into the real sports world," 10 May 2018 McIlvoy and Garvin acknowledged on camera that the final play took place off camera, and Channel 2 aired the play during its sportscast about 20 minutes later. Dave Clark,, "Houston viewers missed J.J. Watt flattening Russell Bodine on Bengals-Texans final play," 15 Sep. 2017 Anticipation toward the bout is featured on nightly sportscasts and is a frequent topic on local and national talk shows. Santos A. Perez, miamiherald, "Boxing purists face a choice," 20 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of sportscast

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sportscast

sport + broadcast

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English Language Learners Definition of sportscast

US : a television or radio broadcast of a sports event or of news about sports

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