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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Dr. Jen Welter, Sister Lisa Maurer are connected by football

By , Globe Staff

Whether it’s Division 3 or the NFL, Maurer and Welter are pioneers in a workspace they’ve changed by their mere presence.

Reilly Opelka may be the next big thing (literally) in US men’s tennis

By , Globe Staff

The 17-year-old Opelka, who checks in at 6 feet, 10 inches, is one of six budding American stars.

Technology and fishing really catching on

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High-tech navigation devices have become as prevalent as hooks and bait.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

These Boston icons had a style all their own

By , Globe staff

From Carl Yastrzemski to organist John Kiley, our sports town is filled with unique individuals.