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

FLYERS 4, BRUINS 3

The Bruins were unfocused and undisciplined, and it cost them a victory

By , Globe Staff

Left wing Peter Cehlarik scored twice in his first game of the season, but Boston has now lost three of its last four games.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Could the Bruins afford asking price for Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds?

By , Globe Staff

Winger leads most informal polls on the most-likely-be-dealt list as Feb. 25 trade deadline approaches, but the cost could be a first-round pick plus a prospect or two.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Could the Bruins afford asking price for Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds?

By , Globe Staff

Veteran winger leads most informal polls on the most-likely-be-dealt list as the Feb. 25 trade deadline approaches, but the cost could be a first-round pick plus a prospect or two.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

David Backes forced to deal with being a healthy scratch

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins veteran acknowledged that it’s been difficult for him to keep up with today’s fast-paced NHL game.