Stephen Brunt
With more than 30 years of experience in sports media, author and award-winning journalist Stephen Brunt has seen and covered it all. Currently a columnist for sportsnet.ca and Sportsnet magazine, Brunt covers a wide range of sports on a daily basis, including baseball, boxing and hockey.
Why Alomar's home run off Eckersley changed everything
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Roberto Alomar's ninth-inning blast in Game 4 of the 1992 ALCS did more than tie the game for his Toronto Blue Jays. It altered the destiny of a franchise.
How Ariel Helwani achieved his goal of becoming 'the Howard Cosell of MMA'
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Leaving Patriots on his terms, Brady can still end on a grace note
Stephen Brunt
Separated from Bill Belichick after 18 unfathomably successful seasons, Tom Brady has a chance to show how much of the pair's magic lives with him.
Peter Mansbridge was Canada's voice when sports met culture, politics
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As the lead broadcaster on Canada's national broadcast for close to 30 years, Peter Mansbridge has a unique perspective on how sports, culture and politics can intersect.
Why Ed Olczyk is not afraid to speak on issues like hockey culture, gambling
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Why Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro isn't afraid to be disliked
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Mark ​Shapiro and Ross Atkins were met with skepticism, at times even with outright hostility. Whether that’s fair to them or not is, in some ways, beside the point.
How former Patriots star Gronkowski is figuring out life after football
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As a tight end with the New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski was unquestionably one of the best of his era. Despite walking away from the game at age 29, he's proving that there is more to life than football.
How Dana White became the most powerful man in MMA
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How a turbulent 2019 shifted the ground under Canadian sport
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In a year of extreme highs and lows, uncomfortable revelations forced the sport that defines this country to grapple with how to better reflect it moving forward.