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.

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KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

With some added muscle, Brandon Carlo is eager to show off a more aggressive game

By , Globe Staff

His broken fibula healed, the defenseman spent the summer building strength.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I ON SECOND THOUGHT

I called the mental health clinic that offered Mets fans some relief. No one answered

By , Globe Staff

UMA Health opened wide its portals to Mets fans who just couldn’t take it anymore.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Larry Fedora’s comments prove football is bad for the brain

By , Globe Staff

The UNC football coach is skeptical that football causes CTE and he’s afraid both game and country will suffer if rules are changed.

kevin paul dupont | sunday hockey notes

Why Artemi Panarin would be a dream fit with the Bruins

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The Blue Jackets’ left wing, a gifted stickhandler, would pair nicely with David Krejci.