JIM MCKAY

Game 243 | May 4, 1976 | Jim McKay
Best-known for his television coverage of 10 Olympic games, McKay is remembered for his marathon description of the 1972 Munich games in which he announced to the world that Arab terrorists had captured 11 Israeli athletes, coaches and trainers. He stayed on the air for 16 hours before he said, "They're all gone." That reporting brought him the first of 13 Emmys. He died in January 2008 at age 86.



Game 374| September 1, 1989 | Jim McKay
Best known for his coverage of the Munich Olympics and his role as host of Wide World of Sports, McKay in 2008 received his 12th Emmy Award. He is the only broadcaster to have won Emmys for sports broadcasting, news broadcasting and writing. The father of CBS President Sean McManus, McKay died in June 2008 at age 86..


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