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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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It’s the end of the NCAA as we know it

By Bob Ryan , Globe Correspondent

Athletically speaking, what does Texas have in common with Eastern Washington, Coastal Carolina, or Mississippi Valley State? Or Harvard, for that matter.

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Lester left Boston in very good company

By Bob Ryan , Globe Correspondent

He is not the best leftie in Red Sox history, but sits high up on the list.

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Offseason vanishing in sports today

By Bob Ryan , Globe Correspondent

In each 12-month cycle there are two distinct phases. Either you are playing games or you are not playing games.

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Interest in this Cup out of this world

By Bob Ryan , Globe correspondent

The US has gotten this far before, but there was something different about the experience in 2014.