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Bob Ryan

Bob Ryan is a retired columnist for the Globe’s Sports section whose work appears in the section semi-regularly. He has been writing for the Globe since 1968, covering all of Boston’s sports teams. Ryan is a regular panelist on ESPN’s Sunday morning roundtable, “The Sports Reporters.”

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Bob Ryan

The Winter Olympics are not what they used to be

By , Globe Correspondent

They are bloated, have gotten too expensive to stage, and most people don’t even want them.

BOB RYAN

Baseball Hall of Fame voters are stuck in the middle of the steroid debate

By , Globe Correspondent

Here we go again. The Hall ballot is due Dec. 31, and PED-tainted stars are dividing the electorate.

BOB RYAN

Bobby Doerr was the best the Red Sox ever had at second base

By , Globe Correspondent

The late Hall of Famer was peerless defensively and he was an RBI machine on offense.

Bob Ryan

These 10 players — including Luis Tiant — still have hope for the Baseball Hall of Fame

By , Globe correspondent

A 16-member committee does the voting, and 12 votes are necessary to secure election.