Sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, 82, dies in San Diego: ESPN




(Reuters) – Broadcaster Dick Enberg, who charmed sports fans with his “Oh My!” declaration as he called some of the most memorable sporting events during the last five decades, died on Thursday, ESPN reported. He was 82.

Enberg was found dead at his home in San Diego of an apparent heart attack, ESPN reported, citing his family.

Enberg worked for NBC, CBS and ESPN, calling some of the biggest sporting events, including 10 Super Bowls, 28 Wimbledons and eight NCAA men’s basketball title games, according to ESPN.

Enberg was honored with awards from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He also won 13 Sports Emmy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Emmy.

Reporting by Brendan O’Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Kevin Liffey




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