Steve Cangialosi serves as a soccer play-by-play commentator for the 2016 Olympic Games. Rio marks Cangialosi’s third Olympics with NBC Sports Group, having previously served in the same role at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London and the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Cangialosi currently serves as the play-by-play commentator for the New Jersey Devils and host of New Jersey Devils hockey on MSG Plus. In addition, he also serves as the play-by-play announcer for the New York Red Bulls on MSG.
Cangialosi began his broadcasting career in 1984 as an announcer for SportsPhone. Three years later, he moved to WNEW Radio. Cangialosi worked for ESPN Radio from 1997 to 2000 as a talk show host and sportscaster. During that time, Cangialosi also served as host of NY1’s late-night sports program New York Sports on 1.
Cangialosi joined MSG in 2000, as the weekend anchor of the Regional Sports Report New York Edition, now known as MSG Plus. From 2002-2006, he served as the host of Metrostars’ Gamenight, Running with the Bulls and Metro Soccer Report. Cangialosi has also served as co-host of MSG SportsDesk, now MSG, NY.
Cangialosi is a three-time winner of the “Outstanding Sportscast Award” handed out by the New York State Broadcasters’ Association (1988, 1989 and 1990). In 1997, he was honored with a New York AP Award for Boxing: A Business on the Ropes which earned him a nod for “Best Sports Coverage.” His Remembering Joe Dimaggio TV special earned Cangialosi a 2000 New York Emmy for “Outstanding Sports Program or Special”.
Cangialosi is a New York native and graduate of NYU.