Assistant Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Thurston is an assistant sports editor who oversees the department's special sections, project reporting, and features, coordinates event coverage, and also supervises the copy desk.

Latest stories

Wheelchair athlete Josh Cassidy has overcome many hurdles

By Barbara Matson , Globe Correspondent

Cassidy was 3 weeks old when doctors diagnosed neuroblastoma, a cancer of the spine and stomach.

Men’s finish in Boston Marathon could be bunched

By Tim Healey , Globe Correspondent

Nine of the 19-member elite men’s field have sub-2:06 personal bests.

These Celtics’ opponents know the plays, too

By Adam Himmelsbach , Globe Staff

LeBron James is one of the best at recognizing alignments, Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry said.

Here’s how the Celtics decode opponents’ play-calling

By Adam Himmelsbach , Globe Staff

Assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry and his players are shrewd at figuring out what’s coming at them.