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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Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Back in the day, Plymouth, N.H., was the hub of sporting goods

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Draper & Maynard Co. was once among the largest sporting goods makers in the US.

Wednesday was windy, and that’s just how Steven Wright likes it

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The conditions were just right as the Red Sox’ knuckleballer baffled the Braves at Fenway Park.


If we put athletes on cash, then we’d really have moneyball

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Here are a few choices for the sports figures we think should grace American money.

Brandon Guyer’s strategy not a hit with David Price

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Tampa Bay’s 30-year-old left fielder three times on Thursday afternoon was hit by pitches.