Andrew Mahoney

Mahoney first came to the Globe in 1994 to the city desk as a Northeastern co-op. He moved over to the sports department in 1995 and contributed to the Globe’s award-winning sports section. After a brief stint at ESPN, he returned to the Globe in 2002.

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Gary Dzen | Court Sense

Here’s what’s happened since the last time Celtics were in first

By Gary Dzen , Globe Staff

It’s been more than six years since the Celtics had the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

108 Stitches: Wednesday, March 29

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

It’s not exactly the ideal final-week-of-spring scenario. The primary goal of the conclusion of the spring – to break camp healthy and ready for the start of the season – is becoming compromised.

Alex Speier

Joe Kelly is prepared to power up in the setup role

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Kelly’s plan is to use the hard fastball if he starts the season in Tyler Thornburg’s eighth-inning spot.

108 Stitches: Tuesday, March 28

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

A year ago, the Red Sox season was nearly sabotaged by instability in the eighth inning. The absence of Craig Kimbrel and Koji Uehara last August led to late-game chaos, with the Sox seeing winnable games slip away. It wasn’t until Kimbrel and Uehara brought combined dominance in September that the Red Sox regained their footing and pulled away in the AL East.