Senior Assistant Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston supervises the department’s writers, including scheduling and assigning of stories and features. He also edits our project and enterprise reporting and coordinates our event coverage (Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, etc.)

He has been at the Globe for 34 years and have previously covered high schools, colleges, and worked on the copy desk.

Latest stories

Sergio Garcia happy to tackle the Players as a major champion

By Doug Ferguson , Associated Press

The 37-year-old Spaniard had played 71 majors in his professional career without winning one, until this year’s Masters.

For Harvard hockey, this has been a season of redemption

By John Powers , Globe Correspondent

The seniors have seen the program come a long way, but there is work left to be done in the NCAAs.

Alex Speier

Mookie Betts is happy to be one of the new faces of baseball

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The Red Sox outfielder is attractive to advertisers in part because of his joyful on-field charisma.

Patriots find ways to stretch their routines

By Nora Princiotti , Globe Staff

Some of the players use yoga and Pilates when they’re not practicing with the team.