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

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Hockey

No more Mr. Nice Guy: Bruins need to substitute pugnacious for polite

By , Globe Staff

The series with the Maple Leafs has been dangerously subdued.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

‘Be the best individual you can be’: Willie O’Ree documentary is a story of perseverance

By , Globe Staff

The film, which will debut April 29 in Toronto, is a splendid hockey movie that features O’Ree’s triumph over racism.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

Bruins need more will and skill to extend series to Game 7

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins were also too polite against the Maple Leafs, playing without enough purpose or pugnacity.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

David Pastrnak can breathe easier now that he is on the scoresheet

By , Globe Staff

Pastrnak, who knocked home six goals in a dozen playoff games last spring, popped in his first two of these playoffs in Boston’s Game 4 win.