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.

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108 Stitches: Thursday, July 28

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Looking for clues about what it means to have 41 road contests in the final 63 games of the season? Well, there are none … or almost none, at any rate.

108 Stitches: Wednesday, July 27

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The days leading up to the trade deadline come with a giant magnifying glass during which emergent flaws can appear enormous, even grotesque. With five days left before Aug. 1, each hint of a shortcoming carries with it a subtext: Is this an early sign of a potentially devastating shortcoming that could sabotage a team’s playoff ambitions?

Celtics complete deal with second-round pick Ben Bentil

By Adam Himmelsbach , Globe Staff

The former Providence College forward will receive a partial guarantee in the first year of the three-year contract.

Alex Speier

Trade deadline intensifies scrutiny on Red Sox

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Was Steven Wright’s poor outing Tuesday a blip, or sign of a second-half slump?