Copy Editor

Jim McBride

McBride has been a member of the Globe Sports department since 1988 when he started as a co-op student from Suffolk University. The Malden native is currently a Sports copy editor and writes the weekly scouting reports during the Patriots season.

Latest stories

Downs & Distance

Four downs: BC has unspeakably tough defense

By Jim McBride , Globe staff

It’s downright impossible to tell how Boston College is going to fare this season. But one thing is for sure, Steve Addazio’s defense is going to be tough. To pronounce.

Alfonzo Dennard begins serving jail sentence

By Jim McBride , Globe Staff

Dennard reported to jail Saturday to start serving his 60-day sentence for assaulting a police officer in Lincoln, Neb., in 2012.

Super Bowl XLVIII

Keys to victory for Broncos, Seahawks

By Jim McBride , Globe staff

The Globe’s Jim McBride takes an in-depth look at how Seattle and Denver match up.

Scouting Report

Patriots’ keys to a victory over Broncos

By Jim McBride , Globe Staff

A position-by-position breakdown of Sunday’s game, with a look at who has the edge — Patriots or Broncos — in each area.