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

Shira Springer | Fair play

Female pro athletes dream on without the dollars

By , Globe Staff

Women’s pro leagues typically find themselves caught in a vicious cycle, a cruel sports Catch-22.

Snow throws curves at runners training for Marathon

By , Globe Staff

Some go indoors, to the treadmill or track, but many brave treacherous conditions to keep their training on schedule.

Changes likely in Boston’s Olympics venue plan

By , Globe Staff

Host cities almost always make dramatic changes to the original plans they sketch out for the Games.


For Renegades, a name change and a mission to keep dynasty alive

By , Globe staff

After the Boston Milita owner discontinued the team, the players regrouped to move forward as the Boston Renegades.