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By Richard Sandomir Jan.
The cause of death was not determined. He was McDonough had a mild heart attack last month followed by an angioplasty.
Hours before his death, he had a stress test that revealed no problems, said Georgia Peirce, a spokeswoman for Massachusetts General Hospital. McDonough specialized in football and covered every Super Bowl.
He found a national platform for his news about the National Football League when he augmented his newspaper work by joining the Sunday morning N.
McDonough stood out because of his craggy looks, raw delivery and South Boston accent. Although the Globe preferred that he break all his news in his column -- and not on television -- it recognized that it would rather have him six days a week than not at all.
After he graduated in , he worked at a Waltham, Mass.
He retired from The Globe in July , but continued to write a weekly column. In his last column, which ran last Saturday, he called Larry Lucchino, the president of the Boston Red Sox, ''the invisible director'' of the team for living in La Jolla, Calif.
Lucchino told Mr. McDonough to stick to football.