Sports Editor

Matt Pepin

Pepin is the sports editor of He was previously sports editor at, and the Times Herald-Record in Middletown, N.Y., and the New Haven Register.

Latest stories

Jason Groome off to fast start in pro debut

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The Red Sox’ top draft pick started Monday for the Gulf Coast League Red Sox.

Simone Biles to carry US flag at closing ceremony

By Matt Pepin , Globe Staff

Biles became the first American gymnast to win four gold medals at an Olympics, and was chosen by a vote of Team USA members.

Ryan Lochte posts apology for Rio controversy

By Beth Harris , Associated Press

The US swimmer apologized the day after Brazilian officials said he and his teammates made up their claims that they had been robbed.

Alex Speier

Why do the Red Sox stick with John Farrell?

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The calls for a replacement amplify after each bullpen meltdown, but team management takes a wider view of the situation.