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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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Bob Ryan

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.

Bob Ryan

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.

Bob Ryan

Spurs truly are the world champions

By Bob Ryan , Globe correspondent

Boris Stankovic must be smiling because the team reigning has, on its 15-man roster, eight players born and raised outside the US.

Bob Ryan

US men’s soccer team should be better by now

By Bob Ryan , Globe correspondent

No one else with anything approaching our population base is so desperate to find high-level purely native players.