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Ryan Ruocco is a television and radio sports broadcaster.
Ruocco is the secondary television announcer for the Brooklyn Nets for Ian Eagle as he joined the broadcast team in 2011 when Eagle is on commitments with the NFL on CBS or the NCAA Basketball on CBS. He also does select college basketball games for the network and is the host of This Week in Football for the YES Network that focus on the New York Giants and Jets. His analysts are Howard Cross, Gary Myers, and Ross Tucker. He joined the network in 2007 as the New York Yankees statistician.
Ruocco also works for ESPN and ESPN Radio as host of Stephen A. Smith & Ryan Ruocco which runs from 1:00 pm through 3:00 pm. He was a fill-in host prior to 2008 for ESPN Radio and anchored ESPN Radio SportsCenter and was a correspondent for the NFL Network. He also called college football and basketball games for ESPN Radio and also does play-by-play duties for The NFL on ESPN Radio beginning in 2013 with three other play-by-play men Marc Kestecher, Sean McDonough, and Bill Rosinski.
Prior to calling Nets games, Ruocco did play-by-play duties for the Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball. He also hosts shows for the Yankees and was the host of One on One. As a student at Fordham University, he called Rams football and basketball. Ruocco is a graduate of Fordham University and resides in New York.
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