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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Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Playing a part in finding cure for Fragile X

By , Globe Staff

Fragile X Syndrome is a genetic disease that is the most common inherited cause of autism.


In New Hampshire, no more death by chocolate for bear hunters

By , Globe Staff

Beginning with the 12-week season of 2016, hunters must give up using chocolate to bait black bears.

Step by step at the foundry with Pedro Martinez’s plaque

By , Globe Staff

At the Matthews International foundry, a careful process ushers Hall of Famers along the road to immortality.

Faces of the Hall of Fame rest in this sculptor’s hands

By , Globe Staff

Pittsburgh sculptor Mindy Ellis crafts from clay the images that adorn the plaques in Cooperstown.