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Sun coverage: Jim McKay

  • Jim McKay's memorial service

    Jim McKay's memorial service

  • Jim McKay

    Jim McKay

    Photos of the broadcasting icon and Maryland native

  • 'His words were golden'

    Md. Olympians, hundreds pay tribute to late sportscaster

  • McKay's career

    McKay's career 1921: McKay is born in Philadelphia on Sept. 24 1943: Graduates from Loyola College of Maryland 1946: Hired as a police reporter for The Evening Sun 1947: First to appear on television in Baltimore during WMAR test on Oct. 27 1950: Joins CBS in New York and changes last name to "McKay"...

  • McKay never outgrew state roots

    Jim McKay saw so much of the world during his lengthy and legendary broadcasting career. His syrupy voice, endearing charm and calming presence always made viewers of ABC's Wide World of Sports feel at home, whether he was profiling cliff divers in Acapulco or ice boat racers in Wisconsin. Home,...