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


Patriots running backs a versatile, valuable group

By Brad Almquist , Globe Staff

They share the wealth in the backfield and augment a depleted receiving corps.

Though details vague, Thursday’s festivities at Gillette Stadium will be super

By Owen Pence , Globe Correspondent

Before the Patriots kick off the 2017 season, they get to put the finishing touch on last season’s title with a banner ceremony.

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.