About Shira Springer
Shira Springer has been a sports journalist for more than 20 years. While a member of the sports staff at The Boston Globe, she served as the Boston Celtics beat writer for seven years and also covered all four of Boston’s major men’s professional teams, the NBA Finals, the World Series, the NFL Playoffs, the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Olympics, as well as the WNBA and women’s World Cup. She’s also reported on stories at the intersection of sports and society for NPR and its affiliated local stations. She currently writes columns on women in sports for the Sports Business Journal and teaches journalism full time at Boston University.