Sports Columnist, Associate Editor

Dan Shaughnessy

Entertain and inform with sports commentary. Spread Globe brand on multi-platforms. Winner J. G. Spink award presented at Hall of Fame in Cooperstown 2016. Eleven times named Mass Sportswriter of the Year and 11 times named top ten columnist by AP Sports Editors. Author 12 books.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

While Yankees pull off a blockbuster, Boston’s baseball winter is boring

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The Red Sox do nothing day after day.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Two sides to the crusade to change the Holy Cross nickname

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Some see the term “Crusaders” as offensive to non-Christians, but others embrace its positive connotations.

Dan Shaughnessy

Don’t try to defend Rob Gronkowski, Patriots fans

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The big tight end’s admittedly cheap hit was inexcusable and deserved a one-game suspension. There. Was that so hard?

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Kyrie Irving makes all the difference for the Celtics

By , Globe Staff

In his first season with the Celtics, the All-Star guard has taken the team to a new level.