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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Jim McBride | NFL

NFL Week 16 preview: It’s crunch time for playoff hopefuls

By and , Globe Staff

Colts-Cowboys and Chiefs-Steelers highlight the matchups in Week 16 of the NFL season.

Massachusetts Open

Tim Ailes leads Massachusetts Open

By , 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 , 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 , Globe Staff

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