Copy Editor

Sean Smith

A proud Vermonter, Sean has been with the Globe sports department since 1995 and joined the copy desk in 1999. He is a regular contributor to the Globe’s award- winning special sections and compiles the weekly Sunday notebook graphics.

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SPORTS LOG

Dwane Casey named coach of Detroit Pistons

, From staff and wire reports

Casey, an NBA Coach of the Year finalist, was fired by the Raptors last month.

SPORTS LOG

Aces low: Stephen Strasburg, Masahiro Tanaka go on the DL

, From staff and wire reports

The Nationals’ Strasburg has right shoulder inflammation, while the Yankees’ Tanaka strained both his hamstrings.

How did a poster on Reddit beat everyone to the Julian Edelman suspension story?

, From staff reports

ESPN was first to report the Patriot’s suspension Thursday, but a rumor of the ban appeared on Reddit Wednesday night.

WARRIORS 115, ROCKETS 86

Warriors blow past Rockets to force Game 7

By Janie McCauley , Associated Press

Thanks to Golden State’s second-half explosion, the Western Conference finals will be decided Monday night in Houston.