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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Who could the Bruins pick up in free agency?

By and Rachel G. Bowers , Globe Staff

With about $5 million in cap space to work with, we look at some of the top players available.

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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.