Jim McKay

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American television sports journalist

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According to Wikipedia, James Kenneth McManus , better known professionally as Jim McKay, was an American television sports journalist. McKay was best known for hosting ABC's Wide World of Sports . His introduction for that program has passed into American pop culture, in which viewers were reminded of the show's mission and what lay ahead . He is also known for television coverage of 12 Olympic Games, and is universally respected for his memorable reporting on the Munich massacre at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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