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Sean McDonough was the television voice of the Boston Red Sox for 17 years, beginning in 1988 when he was 25 years old.  He has been honored four times with the New England Sports Emmy for Outstanding Play-by-Play for his work on Red Sox baseball.  McDonough has also been a fixture on the network television scene.  He spent ten years at CBS Sports where he served as the network’s lead college football play-by-play announcer from 1997-99.  In 1992 and 1993, he and Tim McCarver formed CBS’ lead Major League Baseball broadcast team, calling the All-Star Game, the National League Championship Series, and the World Series.  During his tenure at CBS, Sean also called men’s and women’s college basketball, NFL, golf, and US Open Tennis coverage.  He contributed to CBS’ coverage of the Olympic Winter Games, calling the bobsled and luge competitions in 1992 and 1994, and ice hockey in 1998.  Following his decade at CBS, McDonough moved to ABC Sports in 2000, where he spent three years broadcasting college football.  He is now at ESPN, where he provides commentary for college football, college basketball, college hockey, the College World Series, and Major League Baseball.  He has also broadcast soccer and NHL games for ESPN.




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