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sports columnist


a person who writes a regular commentary on sports for a periodical


A sports columnist, who usually must work up from being a regular sports writer, is typically someone who has many years of experience – and therefore has developed a respected presence within a sports community to the point that his or her opinion

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  • They were most sporting fish and were excellent eating, differing in this respect from the salmon.

  • The Jaculator Fish, of Java, has been called "a sporting fish," from the precision with which it takes aim at its prey.

  • Any place where game animals and sporting fish abounded satisfied him temperamentally.

    The Hidden Places Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • But Central South Africa affords a magnificent field for the introduction and acclimatisation of the greatest of sporting fish.

    The African Colony John Buchan

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