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Bob Ryan

Bob Ryan is a retired columnist for the Globe’s Sports section whose work appears in the section semi-regularly. He has been writing for the Globe since 1968, covering all of Boston’s sports teams. Ryan is a regular panelist on ESPN’s Sunday morning roundtable, “The Sports Reporters.”

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Bob Ryan

If I were king of the sports world . . .

By , Globe Correspondent

Weekend MLB games would start no later than 2 p.m. and luxury boxes at all sports stadiums would not exist.

Bob Ryan

Doing away with paper tickets for sports events is a mistake

By , Globe correspondent

Having the stub helps us hold on to the memories that make the fan experience special, and I can prove it.

Bob Ryan

Business with China has ramifications. Did the NBA know what it was doing?

By , Globe correspondent

We are talking about Communist China, a country in the firm control of its most powerful leader since Chairman Mao himself.

Bob Ryan

50 years ago, the NBA was a whole different ballgame

By , Globe Correspondent

This sportswriter got his first taste of a beat covering the Celtics in 1969-70 — and things sure have changed.