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.
Canada's World Cup journey a seminal moment for sports culture in this country
Stephen Brunt
Canada’s qualification for the World Cup in Qatar, sealed with a 4-0 win against Jamaica in Toronto on Sunday, is a sea change moment for sports culture in this country.
No one saw Tom Brady coming — and then the myth-making began
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Djokovic's deportation shows we do indeed have a breaking point
Stephen Brunt
In other circumstances, tennis superstar Novak Djokovic's arrogance would probably have slipped right by. But not now, not after almost two years of this, not after all the suffering and sacrifice in the name of the common good.
How the greatness of Christine Sinclair made Olympic gold possible
Stephen Brunt
Christine Sinclair wasn’t on the field for the penalty shootout that saw the Canadian women’s soccer team win gold. But this was the program and team she inspired to greatness.
Amid the pause of 2020, hockey was given a chance to start again
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The year we lost sports showed us just how much they anchor our lives
Stephen Brunt
Ritual and tradition help us manage the unpredictable aspects of life. For fans, sports are a big part of that — and 2020 showed us what the world is like without them.
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Tyson-Jones Jr. could provide tingles — just don't expect too much
Stephen Brunt
Mike Tyson returns to the ring Saturday to face off against Roy Jones Jr., and viewers may just get a feeling of what it was like to watch both in their primes.
Reflections on a Jackie Robinson Day like no other
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Dark days for CFL present opportunity for radical, necessary change
Stephen Brunt
This fall, for the first time since 1919, the Grey Cup will not be awarded. But in these dark days, there is opportunity for a foundation-up renovation for the CFL.