Sports Columnist, Associate Editor

Dan Shaughnessy

Entertain and inform with sports commentary. Spread Globe brand on multi-platforms. Winner J. G. Spink award presented at Hall of Fame in Cooperstown 2016. Eleven times named Mass Sportswriter of the Year and 11 times named top ten columnist by AP Sports Editors. Author 12 books.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Where do Patriots ‘rule benders’ end up?

By , Globe Staff

“We call it the Jerod Mayo Zone, as in Area 51,’’ said Jimmy Hotfingers (a.k.a. “the Deflator”).

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Why this could be the worst Red Sox offseason ever

By , Globe Staff

Instead of talking about star ballplayers, we’re inundated with luxury tax permutations — and it’s, well, taxing.

Dan Shaughnessy

As a ballplayer and a person, Pete Frates hit it out of the park

By , Globe Staff

The onetime Baseball Beanpot star for BC became a real-life hero, turning a huge negative into a huge positive.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Patriots fans should not be complaining about officiating

By , Globe Staff

Yes, there were bad calls, but the Patriots have gotten their share of breaks — and all of this misses the real point.