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

sports′writ′ing n.


(ˈspɔrtsˌraɪ tər, ˈspoʊrts-)

a journalist who reports on sporting events.
sports′writ`ing, n.
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Noun1.sportswriter - a journalist who writes about sports
journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
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