Assistant Sports Editor

Jim Hoban

Jim Hoban is in charge of managing and editing our print and digital publications at night in sports.

He has been a member of the Boston Globe sports department since 1977.

Latest stories

NCAA men’s notebook

NCAA Tournament ratings up from last year

, From staff and wire service reports

Duke’s 1-point victory over UCF on Sunday earned an 11.9 rating.

Patriots rework Stephon Gilmore’s contract to create salary cap space, report says

, From staff reports

The Patriots converted $8.5 million of Gilmore’s contract into a signing bonus.

SPORTS LOG

Paul Goldschmidt, St. Louis close on five-year extension

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Acquired this offseason, the Cardinals are prepared to make the 31-year-old, an All-Star each of the last six years, the highest-paid player in club history.

NCAA Tournament roundup

Yale is sent packing after first-round NCAA loss to LSU

, Associated Press

Skylar Mays hit four free throws in the final 15 seconds to help the embattled Tigers slip past 14th-seeded Yale, 79-74.