Columnist

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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Bob Ryan

There’s life in the storied Celtics franchise again

By , Globe Correspondent

With tanking talk behind us, the Celtics are a nice team and fun to root for, but they are still far from being great.

Bob Ryan

Despite football mania, baseball still tops in this guy’s book

By , Globe Correspondent

Bob Ryan remains steadfast in his belief that baseball is the greatest game ever to spring from the mind of mortal man.

Bob Ryan

NCAA only trying to keep the customers satisfied

By , Globe correspondent

What we need is a national dialogue geared to answer one question: What exactly do we want from our college sports?

BOB RYAN

Why do media need to talk to athletes?

By , Globe Correspondent

The leverage belongs to the athlete. If someone doesn’t want to talk, there is nothing anyone can do.