Assistant Sports Editor

Rachel G. Bowers

Bowers is a sports producer for the Globe. She joined the staff in 2014. A University of Georgia graduate, Bowers previously spent two years at the Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald, where she was the sports editor and assistant sports editor.

Latest stories

Watch NESN’s tribute to Nick Cafardo

, Globe Staff

NESN’s “Sports Today” paid tribute to the Globe baseball columnist on Thursday night with a lengthy video.

Here’s what GM Don Sweeney had to say about the Charlie Coyle trade

By Rachel G. Bowers , Globe Staff

Sweeney held a conference call to discuss the Bruins’ acquisition.

BASEBALL NOTEBOOK

Manny Machado agrees to 10-year, $300 million deal with Padres

, Associated Press

The Padres did not confirm the deal, presumably because it is pending a physical.

Isaiah Thomas receives standing ovation in season debut, Nuggets’ win

By Pat Graham , Associated Press

‘‘When my name is called, I'm going to always be ready,’’ said Thomas, who finished with 8 points in 13 minutes.