Senior staff writer and columnist

Kevin Paul Dupont

Kevin Paul Dupont reported on all manner of sports topics the past 40 years, since first becoming a staff writer in 1977 for the then Boston Herald American.

Since joining the Globe’s sports staff fulltime in 1985, he’s been a beat writer (Bruins, Red Sox), feature writer and, since 2010, he’s written an off-beat column, Second Thought, that covers a wide array of topics.

Latest stories


Golden Knights may put their top draft picks to the test early

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First-rounders Cody Glass, Nick Suzuki, and Erik Brannstrom could contend for key roles in training camp.

Forward Jack Studnicka headlines Bruins’ Day 2 draft picks

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Boston added a pair of forwards, two defensemen, and a goalie in Rounds 2-7 on Saturday.

Bruins pick Finnish defenseman Urho Vaakanainen at No. 18

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The Bruins went off the board, taking the 50th-ranked player, according to Red Line Report.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Chip Lutz took an unusual path to this US Senior Open

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Now 62, Lutz waited until his 50s to get serious about a game he’s loved since childhood.