Sportscaster Dick Enberg Dies at 82 By Staff Reporter | Dec 22, 2017 10:40 AM EST The sports industry mourns: The popular sports journalist Dick Enberg died on Thursday at the age of 82 in his home in San Diego. His daughter Nicole cofirmed his death to The Associated Press. In another interview with "Union-Tribune" Dick Enberg's wife Barbara talked about the cause of death: "We think it was a heart attack". Her husband was found with packed bags on the doorstep. He was on his way to his flight from San Diego to Boston. Dick Enberg Received An Award For His Work Dick Enberg was a legend in the sports scene. He commented on eight Super Bowls, several baseball games and also the tennis tournament Wimbledon for the television station "NBC". Overall, Dick Enberg won 13 Sport Emmys and was honored for his life's work.