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Sean Smith

A proud Vermonter, Sean has been with the Globe sports department since 1995 and joined the copy desk in 1999. He is a regular contributor to the Globe’s award- winning special sections and compiles the weekly Sunday notebook graphics.

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What a (Ray) Guy

By Sean Smith , Globe Staff

Twenty-eight years after retiring from the NFL, Ray Guy became the first punter enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Even though Guy currently ranks just inside the top 20 for career punts and punt yardage, it’s his dominance during his 14-year career that rightfully earned him his pioneer status in Canton. Some of Guy’s impressive credentials, as provided by

Sunday Hockey Notes

Blackhawks’ stars together for a long time

By Sean Smith , Globe Staff

The matching contract extensions the Blackhawks gave to stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews make sense for both sides. Chicago keeps its offensive core intact, and Kane and Toews can both try free agency while still in their early 30s. Should they stay together through their extensions, which run through the 2022-23 season, they will join a small collection of players to play at least 15 seasons as teammates. Some of the more notable longtime pairings:

NFL training camp reporting dates

By Sean Smith , Globe Staff

The Bills will be the first team to report to training camp this week. A look at the locations, reporting dates, and first practice dates for all 32 teams.

Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan headline Beach to Beacon 10K field

By Sean Smith , Globe Staff

Keflezighi and Flanagan are both coming off historical finishes at the Boston Marathon.