Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

FootGolf is alive and kicking

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

The cross between soccer and golf is gaining a foothold across the region.

Breakers have only gay couple in pro sports

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

At the moment, Lianne Sanderson and Joanna Lohman are the only openly gay couple competing for the same professional team.

Sports wearables are the wave of the future

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

Teams in the NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL are exploring wearable technology options, recognizing the value of tracking a player’s fitness around the clock.


How do you sell celebrity homes?

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

See how realtors roll out the red carpet for famous faces and fend off curiosity-seekers.