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Bob Ryan

Bob Ryan is a retired columnist for the Globe’s Sports section whose work appears in the section semi-regularly. He has been writing for the Globe since 1968, covering all of Boston’s sports teams. Ryan is a regular panelist on ESPN’s Sunday morning roundtable, “The Sports Reporters.”

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Barbaric nature of football is troubling

By Bob Ryan , Globe Correspondent

Football says “America” to the world. What does that say about Us?

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Marvin Barnes: What a talent, what a waste

By Bob Ryan , Globe correspondent

Basketball came easy to him, but the game of life was a much different story.

Marvin Barnes was not the real ‘Bad News’

By Bob Ryan , Globe correspondent

‘Bad News’ is erroneously cited as Barnes’s nickname; it actually belongs to another Barnes.

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Opening Day 2015 can’t come soon enough

By Bob Ryan , Globe Correspondent

We all know precisely what happened with this year’s Red Sox ballclub.