Deputy Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston supervises the department’s writers, including scheduling and assigning of stories and features. He also edits our project and enterprise reporting and coordinates our event coverage (Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, etc.)

He has been at the Globe for 34 years and have previously covered high schools, colleges, and worked on the copy desk.

Latest stories


Patriots paid penalty for letting opportunities go to waste

By , Globe Staff

A season-high 14 flags and poor execution late by the offense proved costly.

Things went haywire right at the start for Deshaun Watson

By , Globe Staff

The Texans QB, playing his first game since injuring his knee last season, lamented a lost fumble on the first play from scrimmage.

Fantasy football mock draft: The Globe’s experts make their picks

By , , Gary Dzen and Hayden Bird , Globe Staff

We conducted a seven-round mock draft based on 12-team leagues with point per reception (PPR) scoring system. Here’s how it went down.


Flood of technology has Boston Marathon runners deluged with data

By Shira Springer , Globe Correspondent

GPS watches, tracking apps, and even social media are changing the way runners train and compete.