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Iconic sports journalist Jim McKay honored with award, exhibit at Harford Community College

Iconic sports journalist Jim McKay honored with award, exhibit at Harford Community College

The late Jim McKay’s career covering sports for television spanned the globe, just like his iconic introduction to ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,” a program he hosted for many years, but no matter how far he roamed, he always wanted to get home to Maryland, their small horse farm in Monkton and his family, McKay’s son, Sean McManus, said.

“Maryland meant the most to my dad,” McManus, the chairman of CBS Sports, said. “He always went home to Maryland.

McKay, who died in 2008 at age 86, was honored posthumously Friday evening with the Robert and Anne Heighe Excellence in Equestrian Journalism Award, presented by the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College. The Hays-Heighe...

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