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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.

Latest stories

Perspective | Magazine

It starts with ‘locker room talk.’ And then it gets worse

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By dealing swiftly with sexist talk on men’s teams, Harvard and Columbia are helping disrupt cultures that could cause greater harm.

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All-female coaching staff leads BC women’s hockey

By , Globe Correspondent

Out of 36 Division 1 women’s hockey teams, only eight have female head coaches — and only one has all women behind the bench.

Women & Power | Magazine

Why women are finally starting to get construction jobs in Mass.

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A local movement is paving the way for female electricians, plumbers, carpenters, bricklayers, and more.

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A gap in the youth soccer system

By , Globe Correspondent

Girls from immigrant families in urban areas face social and cultural barriers that others do not.