Definition of sportscast in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspôrtsˌkast/


North American
A broadcast of sports news or a sports event.
Example sentences
  • This has been followed by television sportscasts informing viewers of exactly the same thing!
  • The unit will let viewers use a remote control to respond instantly to ITV programming, such as audience polls, interactive sportscasts and game shows, or to request information or make purchases.
  • The Montreal Radio and Television School offers six-month courses in radio and television broadcasting with emphasis on writing and producing news reports, talk shows and sportscasts.



Pronunciation: /ˈspôrtsˌkastər/
Example sentences
  • It will be very interesting to see who wins because the sportswriters and sportscasters have an intriguing choice to make.
  • A similar result would be obtained if at the end of a baseball or football season, sportscasters mentioned only a team's losses.
  • It's one of those peaceful, jovial moments out-of-town sportscasters never seem to notice when they come to Philadelphia.


Example sentences
  • I'm in big trouble for helping to introduce funny catchphrases into sportscasting.
  • After hockey, I'd like to go into color commentary, be on TV, do some sportscasting, and maybe have my own show.
  • If you look good, and your vocabulary extends beyond ‘man on’ or ‘our ball, ref’, then a career on sportscasting awaits.

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Syllabification: sports·cast

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