Assistant Sports Editor

Rachel G. Bowers

Bowers is a sports producer for the Globe. She joined the staff in 2014. A University of Georgia graduate, Bowers previously spent two years at the Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald, where she was the sports editor and assistant sports editor.

Latest stories

BASEBALL NOTEBOOK

Manny Machado agrees to 10-year, $300 million deal with Padres

, Associated Press

The Padres did not confirm the deal, presumably because it is pending a physical.

Isaiah Thomas receives standing ovation in season debut, Nuggets’ win

By Pat Graham , Associated Press

‘‘When my name is called, I'm going to always be ready,’’ said Thomas, who finished with 8 points in 13 minutes.

Patriots touch down in Atlanta

By Rachel G. Bowers , Globe Staff

The team plane arrived in Atlanta at 4:19 p.m. on Sunday.

Greg Schiano in line to take over top defensive role for Patriots, report says

By Rachel G. Bowers , Globe Staff

Schiano, who is friends with Bill Belichick, spent the last three seasons as defensive coordinator/associate head coach at Ohio State.