Senior staff writer and columnist

Kevin Paul Dupont

Kevin Paul Dupont reported on all manner of sports topics the past 40 years, since first becoming a staff writer in 1977 for the then Boston Herald American.

Since joining the Globe’s sports staff fulltime in 1985, he’s been a beat writer (Bruins, Red Sox), feature writer and, since 2010, he’s written an off-beat column, Second Thought, that covers a wide array of topics.

Latest stories

Preseason: Bruins 4, Flyers 3

Hoping for a job, Lee Stempniak shines in Bruins’ preseason win

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Stempniak scored a goal and had two assists in the Bruins’ 4-3 victory at Philadelphia.

Former BC star Brian Gionta, briefly a Bruin, retires

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Gionta, 39, won a Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2003 and captained the 2018 US Olympic Hockey team.

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Bruins send 2015 first-round pick Zach Senyshyn to AHL

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Coach Bruce Cassidy said Senyshyn has to focus on improving.

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Patrice Bergeron continues to round into form

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Bruins’ No. 1 center was back on ice Sunday with team, but his preseason availability still uncertain.