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Mark Cofman

Mark Cofman has worked at the Globe since August 2008, first as the Editor of OT (sports publication in 2008-09), followed by a tenure as a regular sports copy desk editor (2009-15), then as a sports copy desk editor as a contractor (2016-17).

He has been in the newspaper business for roughly 40 years and has also taught college classes at Endicott College.

Latest stories


Former tennis star Jana Novotna dead at age 49

, From staff and wire reports

Novotna, who won the Wimbledon women’s title in 1998, had a long battle with cancer.


UMass defense keys victory over BYU

, From staff and wire reports

The Minutemen earned a fourth win for the first time as an FBS school. UMass started playing FBS football in 2012.

Astros’ Altuve, Marlins’ Stanton capture MVP awards

By Associated Press , Associated Press

Altuve easily outdistanced the Yankees’ Aaron Judge for American League honors.


MLB will institute rules to speed up games next season

, Associated Press

Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that baseball will make the changes regardless of an agreement with the players’ association.