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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.

Latest stories

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

Jared Bednar’s hiring is no minor accomplishment

By , Globe Staff

The Avalanche reached into the AHL ranks to find their next head coach.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Spotlight in Rio was on wrong news story

By , Globe Staff

Ryan Lochte’s lies overshadowed what happened in a 5,000-meter track heat, a shining example of fair play, sportsmanship, and humanity.The lies of Ryan Lochte overshadowed what happened in a 5,000-meter track heat, a shining example of fair play and sportsmanship.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Old Time Baseball Game an all-time classic

By , Globe Staff

Admission is free, but each year upward of $75,000 is generated off the game and presented to a charitable organization.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Racewalking, an Olympic sport people can relate to

By , Globe Staff

The walkers (men and women) are highly disciplined, elite athletes.