Hank Goldberg, longtime ESPN NFL Reporter, is dead at 82

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Hank Goldberg, an ESPN handicap expert and long-time NFL reporter, has died. According to his family. He was 82 years of age. According to the Las Vegas Review-JournalGoldberg, who he loved from 2018 to 2018, died in his Las Vegas apartment. Goldberg’s sister Liz Goldberg stated that Goldberg died from complications of a long battle against chronic kidney disease. Monday was his birthday. 

Goldberg, also known as Hammering Hank was born in Miami in the 1970s. Goldberg was at the time an assistant to Jimmy, a handicapper. “The Greek”Snyder was a television and radio host and has been for 25 years. His career began at ESPN in 1993 with the launch of ESPN 2. Goldberg’s 21-year tenure with ESPN saw him earn.500 or more in 15 of 17 NFL seasons, while also predicting games. 

“I used to call Al Davis every Sunday morning for information,”Goldberg said that the Review-JournalThis is the year. “When they hired me at ESPN, I called Al to thank him. “Al stopped for a moment and said, “Well, John Madden made me.” I made you.”

Chuck Espositio, the sportsbook director at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, said Golberg was a big star every time he walked into the building. “Hank, my friend, was a great person who knew everyone and was always able to explain things. He used to be there for every Super Bowl, and he started his segment (for ESPN) from Caesars Palace’s sportsbook.” Esposito told the Review-Journal. “The centurion Guards brought him in on a large chair that Caesar would use, and then they placed him down in the book. Cleopatra’s girls fed him grapes while he was being fanned with their big palms.

Many of Goldberg’s fans and colleagues paid tribute on social media. Kenny Mayne was an ESPN former personality.“Hank Goldberg was born today. We can remember him by telling him the best stories about our time together. I’m gonna play some races with him in mind & send the winnings to voter registration groups. Hank placed a bet on both.” 

“Hank Goldberg was the first person I met in broadcasting 44-years ago,” Joseph Zagacki. Miami Hurricanes’ sports voice. “Today, the hammer died on his birthday. Hank was an excellent storyteller. He also had a large heart and ran a very good race.