John Powers

Powers has worked for the Globe since 1973, writing for the Sports, Metro, Sunday, Magazine, and Living sections and sharing the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He has covered sporting events on five continents and is the author of eight books.

Latest stories

Patriots are linked to NFL’s dynasty chain

By , Globe Staff

A sixth Super Bowl appearance since 2001 qualifies the Patriots among the NFL’s all-time dynasties.

Boston could benefit from better relationship between IOC, USOC

By , Globe Staff

After nearly half a century of squabbling, the International Olympic Committee and US Olympic Committee finally are on the same page.

Boston Marathon champ Rita Jeptoo faces doping hearing

By , Globe Staff

Jeptoo, who tested positive last autumn, conceivably could have to forfeit her wins in the last two Boston races.

Olympic notebook

If Boston loses out for 2024, US looks like a lock for ’26

By , Globe Staff

Denver or Salt Lake City would be among leading contenders to compete for Winter Games.