Broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82

Published: Dec. 22, 2017 at 2:40 AM EST
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Sportscaster Dick Enberg has died at age 82.

Enberg got his big break with UCLA basketball and went on to call Super Bowls, Olympics, Final Fours and Angels and Padres baseball games, died Thursday.

Engberg's daughter, Nicole, confirmed the death to The Associated Press. She said the family became concerned when he didn't arrive on his flight to Boston on Thursday, and that he was found dead at his home in La Jolla, a San Diego neighborhood, with his bags packed.

The family said it believes he had a heart attack, but is awaiting official word.

He provided play-by-play for various sports on numerous radio and television networks over the course of an approximately 60-year career.

Enberg was from Mt. Clemens, Michigan and an alum of Central Michigan University.

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