Michael Whitmer

Whitmer joined the Globe in 2001, and has covered golf since 2009 and the Patriots since 2011. A graduate of Miami University, he has worked at newspapers in Georgia and North Carolina, and also spends part of the year working on the Globe’s sports copy desk.

Latest stories


Safety position is no longer one-dimensional

By , Globe Staff

Like the Patriots’ Patrick Chung, Duke’s Jeremy Cash possesses the pass-coverage and run-stuffing skills the job requires in today’s NFL.

NFL Draft

DL prospects want to put ‘risk’ label to rest

By , Globe Staff

Robert Nkemdiche and Joey Bosa have first-round talent, but also baggage that makes draft suitors leery.

Massachusetts man is top American in Boston Marathon

By , Globe Staff

Zachary Hine of South Hadley finished 10th overall in 2:21:37.


Men’s wheelchair race is a fight to the finish

By , Globe Staff

Marcel Hug had to win a dramatic three-way sprint. Meanwhile, Tatyana McFadden cruised to another women’s title.