Assistant Sports Editor

Jim Hoban

Jim Hoban is in charge of managing and editing our print and digital publications at night in sports.

He has been a member of the Boston Globe sports department since 1977.

Latest stories

Sports Log

Baseball talking about speeding up pace of play again

, Associated Press

The average time of a nine-inning game is 3 hours, 5 minutes, up five minutes from last season.

Red Sox complete rare triple play

By Bob Fedas , Globe Staff

It occurred in the fourth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Cardinals at Fenway Park.

SPORTS LOG

Maria Sharapova gets wild-card entry for US Open

, FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS

Ex-world No. 1 will play her first Grand Slam tournament in more than 1½ years after missing 15 months with a drug suspension.

MLB Roundup

John Hicks knocks off rust with 3-run knock for Tigers

, Associated Press

In his first big league game in more than a month, Hicks sent Yankees tumbling out of first place.