a journalist who reports on sports and sporting events.
- sportswriting, noun
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How to use sportswriter in a sentence
Sportswriters guessed where snow might fall based on ski area reports from farther west, but the industry lacked computer technology and theoretical formulas to make sufficiently accurate predictions.In a new twist on an old tactic, ski resorts are using snow machines to fight fires | Jesse Ritner | September 9, 2021 | Washington Post
A former sportswriter, Hurney worked at The Washington Star and once covered Washington’s NFL team for The Washington Times.Washington names Martin Mayhew as GM, Marty Hurney as executive vice president | Nicki Jhabvala | January 22, 2021 | Washington Post
sportswriter Rob Rang concurred in a CBS sports piece titled: "Examining why Michael Sam's NFL Draft stock is falling."
The sportswriter had the right idea when he left Maddux off; just for the wrong reasons.A Case Against Voting To Induct Greg Maddux In The Hall Of Fame | Ben Jacobs | January 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“All his thoughts were on Mom,” the sportswriter Fred Lieb wrote later.
ESPN has a niche website for fine sports writing named Grantland after the famous sportswriter of the 1920s, Grantland Rice.
Sports Illustrated wondered why any sportswriter would criticize an athlete for being too open and honest.New York Times Attack on Olympic Athlete Lolo Jones Unfounded and Unfair | David Roth | August 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST