Columnist

Nestor Ramos

Nestor Ramos is a columnist who writes about issues of interest and import in and around Boston. Sometimes he also writes about food.

He joined the Globe as a general assignment reporter and feature writer in 2014. A native of New Haven, Conn. and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Ramos worked as a columnist, reporter and editor in Rochester, N.Y., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Portland, Ore.

Latest stories

NESTOR RAMOS

Too bad Colin Kaepernick doesn’t play for the NBA, a league that actually supports its players

By , Globe Staff

NFL players have long been encouraged to lay waste to their bodies on the field. Now the league is telling players what to do with their bodies even before kickoff.

NESTOR RAMOS

What kind of candidate for chancellor would turn up at UMass Boston now? This guy

By , Globe Staff

After a seven-month search, the three finalists to lead UMass Boston all abruptly withdrew. OK, fine, I’ll do it.

Nestor Ramos

Shaun Harrison and a litany of betrayals

By , Globe staff

The criminal charges against Shaun Harrison don’t quite do the depravity of his case justice.

NESTOR RAMOS

Welcome to the world of legal sports betting. Who’s ready to lose some money?

By , Globe Staff

Here are a few of the agonizing ways Boston fans could have lost — or won! . . . but probably lost — money in recent years.