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

Polo isn’t just for those on their high horses

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

While the wealthy gain notoriety for their polo games, the sport remains accessible to the middle class, too.

BAA sets field of 30,000 runners for 2015 Marathon

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

The field will be the third-largest in the history of the race. Registration opens Sept. 8.

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.