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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Kobe Bryant’s death doesn’t just stop us in our tracks. We can barely breathe

By , Globe Staff

The news that Kobe Bryant was among nine people killed in a California helicopter crash Sunday hit us all with the force of a sucker punch to the gut.

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David Wright knows what Dustin Pedroia is going through

By , Globe Staff

The former Met’s situation could provide a map for the Red Sox and Pedroia as they navigate a difficult road.

His faith in WNBA made David Stern a champion for women’s sports

By , Globe Staff

The late NBA commissioner sent a strong message of empowerment and advancement to women and girls.

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Why do some in sports feel the need to cheat?

By , Globe Staff

Why, knowing full well they might be caught, would they risk their livelihoods in such nefarious fashion?