Digital Sports Editor

Matt Pepin

Matt 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.

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The Patriots found Super Bowl confetti at NRG Stadium in Houston

By Nicole Yang , Staff

New England returned Saturday to the scene of its championship victory in February.

Rob Gronkowski explained just how committed Tom Brady is to football

By Nicole Yang , Staff

The Patriots tight end shared a very interesting story about his quarterback.

108 Stitches: Friday, Aug. 18

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

There’s something familiar about the notion that the Red Sox and Yankees once again are playing games that matter. There’s very little that’s familiar about the form that those games have taken thus far.

Alex Speier

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is playing out a very different way this year

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Nine of the 12 games that have taken place thus far decided by three or fewer runs. Here’s why.