Assistant Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Thurston is an assistant sports editor who oversees the department's special sections, project reporting, and features, coordinates event coverage, and also supervises the copy desk.

Latest stories


Do you know what the Olympics really sound like?

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From the tink of swords to the splashes of the pool, our quiz will put you to the test.

Scott Thurston | Postcard from Rio

Olympic press center is a journalist’s home away from home

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For more than 25,000 journalists, the MPC is the hub of the Olympics.

Scott Thurston | Postcard from Rio

A Patriots pin isn’t worth much at these Olympics

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The time-honored Olympic tradition of pin trading has continued in Rio, but you need the right bargaining chips.

Scott Thurston | Postcard from Rio

A chance encounter with a pretty humble Olympian

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During a bus ride, Clara Hughes mentioned she was an athlete, but didn’t elaborate on just how successful she was.