Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

Ex-UNH women’s hockey coach charged with assault

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

UNH fired Brian McCloskey after he physically reprimanded a player during a Nov. 30 loss to Ohio State.

US Soccer is developing a solution

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

The US has turned to Europe and South America for ways to improve and deepen its pool of homegrown players.

Support builds for battery-powered auto racing

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

Backers of Formula E are betting that the quieter cars will be the sound of motorsports’ future.

FootGolf is alive and kicking

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

The cross between soccer and golf is gaining a foothold across the region.