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  1. Nantz, others speak at McKay memorial

    Some of the luminaries of sports broadcasting are in Baltimore to mourn veteran colleague Jim McKay.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2008
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  3. Jim McKay, Olympics and ABC announcer, dies at age 86

    Jim McKay, 86, a longtime television sports journalist, has died in Maryland, after a long illness, according to a statement from the family.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2008
  4. McKay remembered as a reporter with soul of a poet

    Jeremy Schaap

    When ABC was able to confirm that the German attempt to rescue the Israeli Olympic hostages in Munich had failed and all the hostages were dead, Jim McKay wasn't thinking about the millions of viewers who were waiting for him to communicate what had happened. He was thinking only about two of them: David Berger's parents, sitting at home in suburban Cleveland. He knew that in all likelihood, his would be the voice -- the first -- telling them that their son, a 28-year-old Olympic weightlifter, was dead.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2008
  5. The end of innocence

    Jim McKay

    The hardest thing I had to do in television.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2002
  6. The end of innocence

    Jim McKay

    The hardest thing I had to do in television.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2002
  7. McKay, Jim

     

    In 1968, Jim McKay became the first sports commentator ever to win an Emmy Award. Since then, he has won 12 more, including the 1981-82 Emmy as Outstanding Sports Personality -- Host. McKay is one of the most respected commentators in the history of ...

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2000
  8. When sports became life and death

    Marc Connolly

    Terrorists took more than the lives of 11 innocent Israeli athletes in 1972. Forever, too, is gone the innocence of sports.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2002