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Dick Enberg Speaker Profile

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Dick Enberg Biography

In early times, his career started already with broadcasting. He voiced the first radio broadcast of the Little 500, the bicycle racing event popularized in the film Breaking Away. He was the play-by-play announcer for Indiana Hoosiers football and basketball games. In 1961 he called his first NCAA basketball tournament event. He became a full-time sportscaster working for KTLA television and KMPC radio. He was named California Sportscaster of the Year four times. He also announced boxing matches at L.A.'s Olympic Auditorium and in 1968 he was recommended by UCLA athletic director to be the national broadcaster for the syndicated TVS Television Network to cover the Game of the Century.

In 1970s, he hosted the television game show Sports Challenge co-produced the Emmy Award-winning sports-history series The Way It Was for PBS. In 1973, he hosted a game show and the next year he hosted the shorter-lived Three for the Money. In 1975, he joined NBC Sports until the next 25 years. He was inducted into Central Michigan University's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993. He was serving for the CBS Sports in 2000 as a play-by-play announcer for the network's NFL, college basketball, and US Open tennis coverage.

Over the years, he received numerous awards including 13 Sports Emmy Awards, nine National Sportscaster of the Year awards from the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, five Sportscaster of the Year awards from the American Sportscasters Association, the Pete Rozelle Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Curt Gowdy Award from the Basketball Hall of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is the only sportscaster to win Emmys in three categories, in broadcasting, writing, and producing. Indiana University awarded him an honorary doctorate of humane letters in 2002.

In 2006 and 2007, he called Thursday night and postseason NFL games for Westwood One radio. He also received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Marquette University in 2009 and he was hired as a television play-by-play announcer by the San Diego Padres. In 2010, he called his final college basketball game for CBS. He was awarded the Ambassador Award of Excellence by the LA Sports

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Broadcasting Legend Dick Enberg to Deliver Keynote Address at The Ferris Foundation Benefit

Posted on 27 May 2014 | 4:10 pm

Author EnbergHall of Fame and 14-time Emmy Award winning broadcaster Dick Enberg will deliver the keynote address at The Ferris Foundation for Excellence Benefit on Friday, October 24 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Enberg is a broadcasting legend, and his presentation will highlight an important night for The Ferris Foundation. "We are very excited to have Dick Enberg, a legendary...[Read More]

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