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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Hurling at Fenway Park was a hit in so many ways

By , Globe Staff

On an oft-drizzly afternoon, Ireland’s ancient stick-and-ball sport came alive as if it were born to Fenway’s emerald pitch.


Michigan opens up early lead, downs BU

By , Globe Staff

It appears that the Terriers dodged a bullet, though, when Matt Grzelcyk’s third-period knee injury was deemed minor by the coaching staff.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Gerry Cheevers stitched together a fine career

By , Globe staff

The Bruins great behind the iconic mask will be honored next month at the Sports Museum’s “Tradition” gala.

A future NFL commissioner made his starting debut at Fenway

By , Globe Staff

Bert Bell made his first start at quarterback for Penn in a game against Dartmouth in 1915.