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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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Celtics transitions through the years

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics have undergone several major transformations in their 69 seasons. Here’s a closer look.

How other QBs fared at age 37

By , Globe Staff

This year, Tom Brady will be judged against what other great QBs did at that same point in their careers.

Ben Volin | Sunday Football Notes

What a (Ray) Guy

By , Globe Staff

Twenty-eight years after retiring from the NFL, Ray Guy became the first punter enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Even though Guy currently ranks just inside the top 20 for career punts and punt yardage, it’s his dominance during his 14-year career that rightfully earned him his pioneer status in Canton. Some of Guy’s impressive credentials, as provided by

Sunday Hockey Notes

Blackhawks’ stars together for a long time

By , Globe Staff

The matching contract extensions the Blackhawks gave to stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews make sense for both sides. Chicago keeps its offensive core intact, and Kane and Toews can both try free agency while still in their early 30s. Should they stay together through their extensions, which run through the 2022-23 season, they will join a small collection of players to play at least 15 seasons as teammates. Some of the more notable longtime pairings: