Sports Columnist

Tara Sullivan

I don’t just cover the sports. I cover the people. Multiple-time Associated Press Sports Editors Top Ten columnist award winner. Formerly of The Record (N.J.), The New York Daily News, and New York Newsday.

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TARA SULLIVAN

Tom Brady tried to keep Patriots in the running

By , Globe Staff

The quarterback ran 17 yards on a fourth-down scramble late in the final minutes, but as it has for much of this season, the offense couldn’t deliver a score when it needed one most.

Tara Sullivan

The story of Hank Smith, former Emerson College basketball coach who built an unlikely pipeline to the NBA

By , Globe Staff

Nine of Smith’s former players work in the NBA, including Sam Presti, the executive VP and general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

When it came to pro or college, choice was clear for Greg Schiano

By , Globe Staff

The short-time Patriots defensive coordinator goes back to teaching football and life lessons to young players at Rutgers.

Tara Sullivan

It’s going to be tricky for the Patriots to reclaim that top seed

By , Globe Staff

The Chiefs are coming up next, and they seem to have straightened themselves out.