WBEZ | Bob Greenberg http://www.wbez.org/tags/bob-greenberg Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Former WBEZ sportscaster Bob Greenberg dies http://www.wbez.org/news/former-wbez-sportscaster-bob-greenberg-dies-100821 <p><p>Former WBEZ sportscaster Bob Greenberg died of cancer in a hospital in Williamsburg, Va. on Monday. Greenberg, who worked at the station from 1975 to 1990, never actually watched the sports he covered, as he was blind.</p><p>Cheryl Raye-Stout, who currently covers sports for WBEZ, knew Greenberg. She said he wasn&rsquo;t afraid to ask coaches the tough questions, and former Bears head coach Mike Ditka was no exception.</p><p>She said that could lead to colorful exchanges, like in 1988, after the Bears played the Philadelphia Eagles in what came to be known as the &ldquo;fog bowl.&rdquo;</p><p>&quot;In the press conference, he goes &#39;Mike, I think I saw as much of the game as you did.&#39; And Ditka responded, &#39;For the first time Bob, you&#39;re right,&#39;&quot; Raye-Stout said.</p><p>Greenberg, who friends say was probably best known as the &quot;blind sportscaster&quot; for WBEZ also worked at other stations in Chicago and around the country, including KMOX in St. Louis. For the last seven years, Greenberg was part of a weekly Saturday morning show on Zecom Radio.</p><p>Raye-Stout remembers&nbsp;Greenberg&nbsp;as engaging and opinionated.</p><p>&quot;He knew and loved sports just as much as anyone who had sight,&quot; she said.</p><div>According to property records, Greenberg was 67 years old.</div></p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 18:56:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/news/former-wbez-sportscaster-bob-greenberg-dies-100821