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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For Trenni Kusnierek, it’s a must to keep mental health dialogue open

By , Globe Staff

She has come to accept that anxiety is simply her state of things, her existence.

Facing drug charges, Kevin Stevens has case continued

By , Globe Staff

The former Bruin was arrested last week for attempting to distribute oxycodone.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Cracker Jacks stand the taste test of time

By , Globe staff

That caramelized concoction of popcorn and nuts dates to 1896.

How Steven Wright came to have Boston all aflutter

By , Globe Staff

The new staff stalwart didn’t start out as a knuckleballer, but after he converted, he caught the Red Sox’ eye.