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


Alabama backup QB Jalen Hurts to transfer to Oklahoma

, Associated Press

Hurts, a graduate transfer who led the Tide to two national title games, can play next season for the Sooners.

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Yankees finalize 2-year, $24 million deal with 2B DJ LeMahieu

, Associated Press

The acquisition of 30-year-old Gold Glove-winning second baseman would appear to eliminate pursuit of Manny Machado.


Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith gets three-year extension

, Associated Press

The former UNH standout has emerged after starting the season as a backup in Pittsburgh.


Reliever David Robertson, Phillies reach deal

, Associated Press

The contract is worth two years, $23 million. Robertson was 8-3 with a 3.23 ERA and five saves in 69 games last season for the Yankees.