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.
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.
Tyson-Jones Jr. could provide tingles — just don't expect too much
Stephen Brunt
Reflections on a Jackie Robinson Day like no other
Stephen Brunt
As a young man, Jackie Robinson had faith that solutions to racism and inequality were possible working within American institutions. By the time of his death, he may not have been so sure.
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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.
Canada Day both a turning point and time for reflection in sports world
Stephen Brunt
Why Alomar's home run off Eckersley changed everything
Stephen Brunt
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.
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How Ariel Helwani achieved his goal of becoming 'the Howard Cosell of MMA'
Stephen Brunt
Ariel Helwani started out in a DIY world, survived the comings and goings of various broadcast outlets during MMA’s infancy, faced down the all-powerful Dana White and achieved his teenage goal: to become "the Howard Cosell of MMA."
Leaving Patriots on his terms, Brady can still end on a grace note
Stephen Brunt
Peter Mansbridge was Canada's voice when sports met culture, politics
Stephen Brunt
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.