Joseph James Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts (MMA) color commentator, podcast host, businessman and former television host and actor.
William Scott Goldberg is an American actor, professional wrestler, former football player, and former mixed martial artist color commentator. He is currently signed to WWE. He is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) under the ring name Goldberg. He has acted in various films and television shows, including Universal Soldier: The Return (1999) and Family Guy.
Rachel Nichols is a sports journalist who is currently an ESPN television host, sports reporter, and anchor. She currently hosts The Jump weekdays at 3:00 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN2. Nichols began hosting Unguarded with Rachel Nichols on CNN in October 2013. The program was changed from a regular series to occasional special in October 2014. Sports Illustrated has called Nichols "the country's most impactful and prominent female sports journalist." She earned widespread praise for her tough questioning of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and for confronting boxer Floyd Mayweather on his history of domestic violence.
Francis Newton Gifford was an American football player and television sports commentator. After a 12-year playing career as a halfback and flanker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL), he was a play-by-play announcer and commentator for 27 years on ABC's Monday Night Football.
Jesse James Palmer is a Canadian sports commentator and former college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for five seasons in the early 2000s. Palmer played college football for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers in the NFL before spending half of the 2006 season with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Palmer was cast in 2004 as the bachelor on the fifth season of the reality television series The Bachelor. He went on to become a college football analyst for ESPN/ABC in the United States, and has been a columnist for the website of The Sports Network in Canada. He is also a contributor to ABC's Good Morning America. In 2018, he hosted the kickoff season of The Proposal on ABC.
Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, verbose, a showoff. There's no question that I'm all of those things." In its obituary for Cosell, The New York Times described Cosell's effect on American sports coverage: "He entered sports broadcasting in the mid-1950s, when the predominant style was unabashed adulation, [and] offered a brassy counterpoint that was first ridiculed, then copied until it became the dominant note of sports broadcasting."
Michael Breen is an American play-by-play sports commentator for NBA on ABC and is the lead announcer for New York Knicks games on the MSG Network. Breen also calls NBA games for ESPN and was formerly a play-by-play announcer for the New York Giants' preseason games. Breen also called regular NFL season games for both NFL on Fox and NFL on NBC. Breen also calls the NBA Finals every year regularly on ABC.
Vijay Amritraj is a former tennis player, sports commentator and actor from India. He is the first Indian to turn fully professional in sport and is often considered amongst the greatest in the history of Indian sport.He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honor in 1983.
Jemele Juanita Hill is an American sports journalist for ESPN's website The Undefeated. She previously wrote a column for ESPN.com's Page 2 and formerly hosted ESPN's His and Hers. In June 2013, she succeeded Jalen Rose on ESPN2's Numbers Never Lie. In February 2017, Hill and Michael Smith became co-hosts of SC6, the 6 p.m. (ET) edition of ESPN's flagship SportsCenter. Hill remained in that role until February 2018, when she moved to The Undefeated.
Norman Julius "Boomer" Esiason is a retired American football quarterback and current network color commentator. During a 14-year career in the National Football League (NFL), Esiason played for the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, and Arizona Cardinals. Since retiring, he has worked as a football analyst, first for ABC and HBO, and currently for CBS Sports on The NFL Today, Westwood One for Monday Night Football and the Super Bowl, and Showtime's Inside the NFL. Esiason also hosts the morning sports radio program Boomer and Gio on WFAN (AM) in New York.