Sports Reporter

Alex Speier

Alex Speier has been covering sports for the Globe since 2015, with most of his time devoted to the Red Sox beat with additional forays into the Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins. Prior to the Globe, he covered the Red Sox for a number of outlets, including WEEI.com, the New Hampshire Union Leader, Boston Metro, and the Herald.

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ALEX SPEIER

Biggest difference with the Patriots these playoffs? Historic dominance on third down

By , Globe Staff

Their 13 third-down conversions Sunday were the most in an NFL game this year.

Alex Speier

Alex Cora boldly proclaims: ‘Wait till this year’

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox manager dismissed notions of complacency or satisfaction and expects his team to be even better in 2019.

ALEX SPEIER

How might home-field advantage and frigid temperatures affect Patriots-Chiefs?

By , Globe Staff

What the numbers say about home field, frigid playoff games, and other factors at play in the AFC Championship.

Alex Speier

Where did all the long-term deals in Major League Baseball go?

By , Globe Staff

Young superstars are willing to forgo a long-term deal in order to get to free agency as early as possible.