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

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

What you need to know about eSports

By , Globe Staff

An industry tracker estimates eSports revenue in 2017 will reach approximately $700 million.

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How this Hingham native emerged as a top gamer in North America’s Rocket League

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Jaime Bickford signed in May with Splyce as a professional eSports competitor.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

UFC and eSports — are they fads or are they the future?

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Some of it is so, so far beyond my imagination.

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Bruins’ backup goalie job is still up for grabs

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Bruce Cassidy will have the usual candidates to choose from: Khudobin, McIntyre, Subban.