Deputy Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston supervises the department’s writers, including scheduling and assigning of stories and features. He also edits our project and enterprise reporting and coordinates our event coverage (Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, etc.)

He has been at the Globe for 34 years and have previously covered high schools, colleges, and worked on the copy desk.

Latest stories

fantasy football

Saquon Barkley shows the risk of having the No. 1 fantasy pick

By Hayden Bird , Staff

The Giants’ star running back is down with an injury, but there are options to help offset that.

Mashpee teen harbors an NBA coaching dream, despite his challenges

By Nate Weitzer , Globe Correspondent

Michael Perrino, who has a rare genetic disorder, has been inspired by a California coach who deals with similar challenges.

Stephen Gostkowski kicking himself after three misses

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots kicker, who missed two extra points and a field-goal attempt, said, “I stunk.’’


Some things for fantasy football players to keep an eye on

By Hayden Bird , Staff

Holdouts and coaching changes are among the factors that will influence your roster decisions.