Tom McCarthy is entering his fifth season as a play-by-play announcer for coverage of select Sunday afternoon NFL games after previously calling college basketball and football on Westwood One in 2008 and 2009.
Tom currently does basketball and football play-by-play for CBS Sports Network, and will join CBS Sports for select NFL broadcasts for a second season in 2015. He is also the television play-by-play voice for the Philadelphia Phillies. He spent the 2006-2007 seasons as a radio broadcaster with the New York Mets before joining the Phillies. McCarthy spent six seasons with the Trenton Thunder, the former double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, doing play-by-play on radio and television for CN8. He has also worked as the radio voice of the Saint Joseph’s University men’s basketball, Rutgers University football and Princeton University football and men’s basketball.
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KANSAS CITY, MO – Despite entering the tournament missing one of their best players, the Oregon Ducks have pressed on and advanced to the Final Four with a 74-60 win against Kansas. Tyler Dorsey scored 27 for… Read More »
KANSAS CITY – Oregon faces a daunting task Saturday, battling top-seeded Kansas for the right to reach the Final Four — less than an hour from the Jayhawks’ campus. The No. 3-seed Ducks got past Michigan, 69-68, in Thursday’s regional semifinal. Sophomore guard Tyler Dorsey, though, says confidence is high… Read More »
KANSAS CITY – The Kansas Jayhawks have reached the Elite Eight with three consecutive blowout wins, averaging a 30-point victory margin in NCAA Tournament play. Head coach Bill Self leads KU into an Elite Eight matchup with Oregon, less than an hour from their Lawrence, Kansas campus. Will Perdue caught… Read More »
KANSAS CITY – Kansas raced past Purdue in the Sweet Sixteen, and Oregon nosed its way past Michigan. Both have reached the Elite Eight where each of their seasons ended a year ago. Which team can handle the anxiety that comes with advancing further than a year ago? Who will… Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO – It started out as a tight contest, …until three-and-a-half minutes into the second half, when Kansas went on a blistering 31-9 run to blow out fourth-seeded Purdue 98-66 and advance to their second Elite Eight in as many years. Guards Frank Mason III and Devonte’ Graham each poured in… Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO – Michigan Senior Derrick Walton, Jr. just missed a game-winning three-point attempt as the clock ran out, preserving a narrow 69-68 Oregon victory and a spot in the Elite Eight for the second year in a row. The third-seeded Ducks were led by Tyler Dorsey’s 20 points and… Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO – The college basketball season can be long, but not so long that coach John Beilein can’t remember how poorly his Wolverines started league play. The Big Ten tournament champions looked like NIT invitees for sure after starting the year 4-6, but since then they’ve gone on… Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO – For a Midwest Regional semifinal, you can’t get more Midwestern than Kansas, Michigan and Purdue. Oregon is the only regional outlier set to tip off on Thursday, facing the Big Ten tournament champion Michigan Wolverines at 7:09 ET. The second game will see perennial blue-blood Kansas… Read More »