Shannon Proudfoot
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Science of Sport: Is grunting in tennis an advantage?
Shannon Proudfoot
The WTA has discussed banning it, players and fans have decried it, and it's been mocked on both the big and small screens. So why do tennis players grunt?
Science of Sport: Why blue-eyed batters have a tougher time in day games
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Brian Kilrea on the iron fist versus the velvet glove
Shannon Proudfoot
During four decades behind the bench, what worked for Brian Kilrea was simply being himself — outspoken and tuned in enough to figure out whether a player needed a pat on the back or kick in the pants. 
Big Read: Donald Crowhurst's heartbreaking round-the-world hoax
Shannon Proudfoot
In 1969, Donald Crowhurst fooled the world into believing he was completing the fastest non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe. Then his boat was found, empty and adrift in the Atlantic.
On the ground at a grassroots Dominican baseball academy
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Summer Read: The crazy story behind Phaneuf's Senators gloves
Shannon Proudfoot
We're resurfacing some of our most popular stories from the 2015-16 season. Here's the behind-the-scenes story of how the Senators got Phaneuf out of Blue and White and into Sens colours so fast.
Left in the Dust: Chasing NASCAR dreams at 150 mph
Shannon Proudfoot
On a family trip to the Southern U.S., our reporter's father lived his NASCAR dreams at Charlotte Motor Speedway—at 150 mph.
Why the Washington Capitals should be favoured to win the Stanley Cup
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Rocque impresses in debut season on the women's curling circuit
Shannon Proudfoot
At just 21, Kelsey Rocque’s debut season on the women’s curling circuit has presented a fascinating series of tests. She’s even aced a few of them.