Multiplatform editor

Mark Cofman

Mark Cofman has worked at the Globe since August 2008, first as the Editor of OT (sports publication in 2008-09), followed by a tenure as a regular sports copy desk editor (2009-15), then as a sports copy desk editor as a contractor (2016-17).

He has been in the newspaper business for roughly 40 years and has also taught college classes at Endicott College.

Latest stories

SPORTS LOG

Former tennis star Jana Novotna dead at age 49

, From staff and wire reports

Novotna, who won the Wimbledon women’s title in 1998, had a long battle with cancer.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

UMass defense keys victory over BYU

, From staff and wire reports

The Minutemen earned a fourth win for the first time as an FBS school. UMass started playing FBS football in 2012.

Astros’ Altuve, Marlins’ Stanton capture MVP awards

By Associated Press , Associated Press

Altuve easily outdistanced the Yankees’ Aaron Judge for American League honors.

BASEBALL NOTEBOOK

MLB will institute rules to speed up games next season

, Associated Press

Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that baseball will make the changes regardless of an agreement with the players’ association.