He also provides play-by-play for college football, golf, the College World Series, and the US Open Tennis Championships.
McDonough's duties for CBS Sports have encompassed play-by-play for the NFL; bobsled and luge at the 1992 and 1994 Olympic Winter Games; NCAA Women's Final Four and championship games; and regular-season college basketball.
In 1992, he was teamed with analyst Tim McCarver as the lead play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseball.
McDonough has been the television voice of the Boston Red Sox since 1988. From 1988 to 1995, he was heard on WSBK-TV. He now calls the games on WABU-TV.
He joined WSBK in 1985 as the studio host for Boston Bruins hockey broadcasts.
He provided play-by-play for ESPN's coverage of Major League Baseball in 1990, and has covered the NHL, college football, NCAA basketball, and soccer for the cable network as well.
McDonough earned the 1989, 1990, and 1992 New England Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Play-by-Play for his work on Boston Red Sox baseball.
McDonough is a cum laude graduate of Syracuse University.
He was born in Boston on May 13, 1962.