Assistant Sports Editor

Jim Hoban

Hoban is an assistant sports editor. He has been a member of the Sports department for 33 years.

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Massachusetts Open

Tim Ailes leads Massachusetts Open

By Jim Hoban , Globe Staff

Ailes, a 41-year-old from Lewis Center, Ohio, made seven birdies to shoot a scorching 7-under-par 65.

Notes on Patriots pick Dominique Easley

By Jim Hoban , Globe Staff

Below are some notes on the Florida defensive end who was selected by New England at No. 29 overall in the NFL Draft.

Boston Marathon

Foursquare founder apologizes for fake Boston Marathon bib

By Jim Hoban , Globe Staff

Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley said he didn’t mean to cause any harm by duplicating a registered runner’s bib number.

Team fears Rob Gronkowski has torn ACL, source says

By Jim Hoban , Globe Staff

The Patriots tight end was taken off the field on a cart after suffering an apparent knee injury in the third quarter.