Columnist

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

Can the Celtics reach the NBA Finals? Yes, they can

By , Globe Correspondent

Coach Brad Stevens has a loaded, versatile roster.

Bob Ryan

It’s not a failure if Red Sox don’t win World Series

By , Globe Correspondent

Winning it all just isn’t that easy, and the margin of error is often very small.

Bob Ryan

Celtics fans should ignore what Kyrie Irving says about his future, and other thoughts

By , Globe Correspondent

Also, the 3-point shot is the worst thing that has happened to basketball.

Bob Ryan

Pitch counts? The 1974 Oakland A’s staff would scoff

By , Globe correspondent

The small number of pitchers the A’s used in that championship season is unimaginable by today’s standards.