Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who writes about sports, especially for a newspaper or magazine.

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  • noun A journalist who specializes in sports.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a journalist who writes about sports

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Examples

  • This column is a blatant rip-off of the column Charlie Vincent, a retired sportswriter from the Detroit Free Press, used to deliver to his readers.

    Thanksgiving in July

  • Also, I've always figured hating a sportswriter is the same thing as supporting their career.

    Gelf Magazine

  • I follow moments, and to me, as a sportswriter, that is what has become the essence of sports: those stories that you're pretty lucky and pretty fortunate to get to tell on a regular basis.

    Gelf Magazine

  • Born and raised on the Lower East Side, Holman was described by one sportswriter as “an artist” on the court who “directed the short passing, weaving, meshing, game” and “revolutionized basketball.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • But their recognition of what these two players have faced is a smack-down to every Peter King the U.S. Congressman, not the sportswriter and Fox News hack who thinks Arabs and Muslims exist only to be demonized.

    Dave Zirin: Kazemi and Abdul-Qaadir: Recognizing the Courage of Muslim Athletes

  • Zirin, the nation’s most unabashedly progressive sportswriter, writes as colorfully as any classic sportswriter from years gone by, and his passion for the games he covers shines through everything he writes.

    Sam Pizzigati: A Game-Day 'Program' for the NFL Lockout

  • When the great US sportswriter George Plimpton told Muhammad Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee that the Italian heavyweight Primo Carnera used to wrap a stout rubber band round his member at night to prevent arousal, Dundee laughed scornfully.

    Sportsmen and their women: history's great divide

  • Zirin, the nation’s most unabashedly progressive sportswriter, writes as colorfully as any classic sportswriter from years gone by, and his passion for the games he covers shines through everything he writes.

    Sam Pizzigati: A Game-Day 'Program' for the NFL Lockout

  • But their recognition of what these two players have faced is a smack-down to every Peter King the U.S. Congressman, not the sportswriter and Fox News hack who thinks Arabs and Muslims exist only to be demonized.

    Dave Zirin: Kazemi and Abdul-Qaadir: Recognizing the Courage of Muslim Athletes

  • But their recognition of what these two players have faced is a smack-down to every Peter King the U.S. Congressman, not the sportswriter and Fox News hack who thinks Arabs and Muslims exist only to be demonized.

    Dave Zirin: Kazemi and Abdul-Qaadir: Recognizing the Courage of Muslim Athletes

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