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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We’re free to celebrate — with sports

By , Globe Staff

It’s time to celebrate our freedom and it’s time to enjoy our sports — and let us never forget that both are covered by the same rulebook.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Boston 2024 has lost its way

By , Globe staff

If we’re going to do the Olympics — and I love the idea — then let’s do it right.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

NHL players should shave their beards

By , Globe Staff

Players like beards as a team-building and bonding element. They grow them as a message, a devotion to duty.

Boston fans, Baseball Hall of Fame will knock your sox off

By , Globe Staff

Beyond the plaques honoring the Red Sox’ greats, the Cooperstown shrine is a treasure trove of Red Sox memorabilia.