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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.

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Shira Springer

Barcelona’s Olympic makeover may hold lessons for Boston

By , Globe Staff

While some cities aren’t seen as having realized long-lasting value in hosting the Olympics, Barcelona stands out as a success story.

Shira Springer | Fair Play

Honey Thaljieh of FIFA has a dream for women’s soccer

By , Globe Staff

As a corporate communications manager for soccer’s world governing body, Thaljieh promotes the sport she loves.

LeBron James’s homecoming has Cleveland buzzing

By , Globe Staff

The NBA’s four-time MVP visits Boston Friday for the first time since rejoining his hometown team, but he’s still adjusting to his new supporting cast.

The future of treating ACL tears: Less invasive surgery

By , Globe Staff

About 400,000 people a year tear their knee ligament. Dr. Martha Murray has an idea for a less-invasive repair.