John Powers

Powers has worked for the Globe since 1973, writing for the Sports, Metro, Sunday, Magazine, and Living sections and sharing the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He has covered sporting events on five continents and is the author of eight books.

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Beanpot consolation game crucial for NCAA contenders

By , Globe Staff

What was being offered to BC and Harvard at TD Garden in virtual privacy was a chance to collect a win and qualify for something bigger down the road.

John Powers | On College Hockey

Boston University seniors were determined to claim Beanpot

By , Globe Staff

BU’s Matt Grzelcyk scored in OT to lift the Terriers over Northeastern, 4-3, in the Beanpot.


Will Pyeongchang be ready for 2018 Olympics?

By , Globe Staff

There’s increasing concern about whether the venues will be ready in time for the required test events.

Iconic courses wouldn’t work for Boston Olympics

By , Globe Staff

The Hopkinton-to-Boston Marathon course and the site of the Head of the Charles Regatta are considered substandard.