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Sean McDonough serves as a play-by-play commentator on ESPN’s college basketball and college football games, primarily calling the network’s Big Monday ACC basketball and the Saturday afternoon ABC college football. He is also serves as a host on ESPN’s golf coverage. He rejoined ESPN in 2000 after having worked for the network from 1989-95. McDonough also has provided play-by-play on the network for NHL, tennis, the College World Series, and college lacrosse, soccer and hockey.

McDonough was the television play-by-play announcer for the Boston Red Sox from 1988-2004, during which time he was honored four times with the New England Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Play-by-Play.

McDonough has also been a fixture on the network television scene. He spent 10 years at CBS Sports as the network’s lead college football play-by-play announcer from 1997 to 1999. In 1992 and 1993, he and Tim McCarver formed the network’s lead Major League Baseball broadcast team, calling the All-Star Game, the National League Championship Series and the World Series. McDonough has provided commentary for a diverse array of sporting broadcasts, including men’s and women’s college basketball, NFL, golf, and U.S. Open Tennis. He also contributed to CBS’ coverage of the Olympic Winter Games, calling the bobsled and luge competitions in 1992 and 1994 and ice hockey in 1998.

After a decade at CBS, McDonough moved in 2000 to ABC Sports, where he spent three years broadcasting college football.

In May 2007, he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Southern Vermont College, in recognition of his career, community service and personal achievements, and was the Commencement Speaker at graduation.

He is the president of the Sean McDonough Charitable Foundation, which distributes grants to children’s charities in Massachusetts. In its first seven years, the foundation has given nearly $3.0 million to 129 children’s charities throughout Massachusetts. For more about the foundation, visit

McDonough graduated cum laude from Syracuse University in 1984. He is the son of the late Will McDonough, Boston Globe sportswriter.

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