Kevin Paul Dupont

Dupont, a former staff writer at the Boston Herald American and the New York Times, has been a senior staff writer in the Sports department since 1985 whose specialty is the National Hockey League. He began his journalism career at the Globe as a copyboy in 1973.

Latest stories

Coast Guard football dedicates season to WWII hero

By Kevin Paul Dupont , Globe Staff

Jimmy Crotty, a former Coast Guard football captain, paid the ultimate sacrifice, dying while captive as a prisoner of war.

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Football on TV is tough to tackle

By Kevin Paul Dupont , Globe Staff

The NFL is painful, and I’m not talking about the pain players endure on the field, or that which they inflict with increasing frequency on others off the field.


Eddie Andelman to be honored at ‘Tradition’

By Kevin Paul Dupont , Globe Staff

Eddie Andelman’s trademark, especially in his days at the center of the Sports Huddle trio, has been to make us laugh.

Fantasy football attracting more female players

By Kevin Paul Dupont , Globe Staff

According to one estimate, nearly 6 million of the 30 million people in the US and Canada who played fantasy football in 2012 are female.