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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.

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on second thought

Father of Telestrator drew it up right

By Kevin Paul Dupont , Globe Staff

Len Reiffel’s original hand-crafted Telestrator goes up for auction next month.

on second thought

As NFL boss, Bert Bell dealt with controversy swiftly

By Kevin Paul Dupont , Globe Staff

Facing crisis head-on, Bell didn’t flinch from making what could have been an unpopular decision.

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.

on second thought

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.