CBS Sports Broadcaster
Sean McDonough joined CBS Sports in 1990 for the CBS Television Network's NCAA Men's Basketball Championship coverage. He is the lead play-by-play announcer for college football and also provides commentary for golf, college basketball and the College World Series.
McDonough's duties for CBS Sports have encompassed play-by-play for the NFL, ice hockey at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games and bobsled and luge at the 1992 and 1994 Olympic Winter Games, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships and the NCAA Women's Final Four and Championship games. In 1992, he was paired with analyst Tim McCarver to form the lead play-by-play announce team 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 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, college basketball and soccer for the cable network as well. In 1989, 1990 and 1992, McDonough earned the New England Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Play-by-Play for his work on Boston Red Sox baseball.
McDonough was graduated cum laude from Syracuse University. He was born in Boston on May 13, 1962 and now lives in North Quincy, Mass. His father, Will McDonough, is a long-time columnist for the Boston Globe and a commentator for NBC Sports.