Quote of the Day

"This is a broadcaster who has been in our homes our entire lives. The word ‘legend’ should be reserved for guys like this."
-- ABC’s T.J. Holmes, on the passing of Dick Enberg. ("GMA," ABC, 12/22)
Friday December 22, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 74 Print This Issue

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  • Losing An All-Time Great

    Enberg won 14 Emmy awards and nine Sportscaster of the Year awards

    Legendary broadcaster DICK ENBERG died Thursday at the age of 82 after suffering what his family believes to be a heart attack, according to a front-page piece by Bryce Miller of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Enberg "defined versatility as a broadcaster, covering 28 Wimbledon tournaments, 10 Super Bowls and eight NCAA basketball title games" as the play-by-play voice for UCLA. Enberg’s talented voice was "paired with relentless preparation and a zest for telling the stories behind a generation’s biggest games." His last full-time role before he retired last year "came as the TV voice of the Padres." Enberg was "known for his signature call of 'Oh, my!'" and "channeled his passion for sports and the people behind ...

  • Strike Three

    Bob Bowman's departure from MLB related to workplace behavior.

  • Changing The Playbook

    The NFL RFP for "TNF" indicates the league is open to a different approach with the package.

  • Bleed American

    Nike's overall sales rise in Q2 despite declines in profit, revenue for North America.

  • Of His Own Doing

    NFL denies pressuring Jerry Richardson to sell Panthers.

  • Ballad Of Youth

    Time Inc. reaches an agreement to sell SI Play to NBC Sports.

  • Raise Your Drinks

    Bud Light airing "Dilly Dilly" series that ends with Super Bowl spot.

  • Storm Of Worry

    The Tampa Bay Storm suspends operations as the AFL struggles to retain franchises.

  • Marking Their Territory

    The 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale now has its own logo.

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