Toronto Star sports columnist, father of four, regular on The Reporters on TSN and TSN Radio. This is my brain in a jar.

The unapologetic Cam Newton: Arthur

thestar.com — SAN FRANCISCO-This week, more than any other, has felt like a referendum on Cam Newton. Not as a player, really: that part has been established. He produced 73% of the offensive yards for the No. 1 scoring team in football. He is the MVP, though there is always the chance of some retroactive re-voting Sunday night.

NFL Pick - Cats in the bag: Arthur

thestar.com — Carolina (-5.5) at Denver Two weeks ago, I tried to talk myself into the Denver Broncos. Their defence is not just good, but great. This team won 12 games in the regular season with the second-worst quarterbacking in the NFL.

Roger Goodell’s words are hollow and meaningless: Arthur

thestar.com — SAN FRANCISCO-In these troubled times, it can be easy to just throw up your hands and think nothing matters. Look at the list of people running for President, for God's sake. Look at the Zika virus.
Feb 05, 2016

"No sport outside boxing is as dangerous as the one Roger Goodell oversees" @bruce_arthur: thestar.com/sports/footbal… #SB50

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Coldplay enjoys their time in Super Bowl spotlight

thestar.com — SAN FRANCISCO-Every year, the Super Bowl halftime show press conference is a piece of modern Americana. Beyoncé admitted she had to lip-sync the Star-Spangled Banner at President Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration because she hadn't had time between practicing for the Super Bowl halftime show the same year.

NFL simply refuses to acknowledge concussion reality: Arthur

thestar.com — SAN FRANCISCO-Chris Nowinski didn't intend to talk to the press; he just dropped by to hear what the National Football League had to say these days about brain injuries, about concussions, about the neurological disease known as CTE. Nowinski is the leading concussion safety advocate in the United States, and just wanted to listen.
Feb 04, 2016

"I sort of feel like I'm re-living big tobacco in real time." The NFL, still denying, finally loses Chris Nowinski: thestar.com/content/thesta…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @bruce_arthur: "I sort of feel like I'm re-living big tobacco in real time." The NFL, still denying, finally loses Chris Nowinski: thestar.com/content/thesta…

Feb 04, 2016

NFL brain committee doc disputes CTE-football link. thestar.com/sports/footbal… via torontostar

Feb 04, 2016

RT @StarSports: NFL simply refuses to acknowledge concussion reality: Arthur on.thestar.com/1L1WHxG #football

Feb 04, 2016

RT @bruce_arthur: "I sort of feel like I'm re-living big tobacco in real time." The NFL, still denying, finally loses Chris Nowinski: thestar.com/content/thesta…

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Concussions go under the carpet for Super Bowl week: Arthur

thestar.com — SANTA CLARA, CALIF.-One night Ryan Harris went to the movies with his wife. Harris is an eighth-year offensive lineman for the Denver Broncos, and started all 16 games this season. Going out was a nice way to unwind, until it wasn't. "My wife started crying," says the six-foot-five, 302-pound Harris.
Feb 03, 2016

When the trailer for Concussion played in the theatre, Broncos LT Ryan Harris's wife cried. From the Super Bowl: thestar.com/content/thesta…

Feb 03, 2016

Even players split on the "players know the risks" argument re: brain trauma. thestar.com/sports/footbal… via @bruce_arthur

Feb 03, 2016

On the quiet worry of concussions rumbling deep under the Super Bowl: thestar.com/content/thesta…

Feb 04, 2016

Super Bowl week isn't about concussions, the same way you don't talk cancer while you're smoking: thestar.com/content/thesta…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @bruce_arthur: Super Bowl week isn't about concussions, the same way you don't talk cancer while you're smoking: thestar.com/content/thesta…

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Manning has one day to look forward to, a lot to look back on: Arthur

thestar.com — SANTA CLARA, CALIF.-He can't really disguise the coverage, much as Peyton Manning tries. He's met with the media twice in two days here in San Francisco - well, near San Francisco, as this is also the Super Bowl of bus rides - and both times you can see what's in there.

Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres fight: John Scott attacking Phil Kessel proves the ‘code’ is a worthless idea

news.nationalpost.com — I don't know about you, but I would pay to watch John Scott chase Phil Kessel around an ice rink, trying to catch him. It would be like the scene with Rocky chasing the chickens, except the pursuit would only end when Scott fell to the ice like a fallen statue, like King Kong off the Empire State Building, exhausted and unfulfilled.

All-star MVP John Scott saved hockey, for a day: Arthur

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Whatever the NHL is selling, it’s not John Scott: Arthur

thestar.com — Of all the things you could expect from the National Hockey League this season, John Scott as Spartacus was low on the list. He has long been a caricature of the goon, outsized and ogre-ish, the guy who chased Phil Kessel like he was a chicken.
Jan 29, 2016

RT @bruce_arthur: On John Scott, and whatever the hell the NHL is selling as All-Star weekend rolls in: thestar.com/content/thesta…

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Feb 09, 2016

Comment from an old friend about my Super Bowl hair: "Man, it's fine. Rocking the Alfalfa 'do. You may just succeed in bringing it back."

Feb 09, 2016

@synshow Mine is approximately "OK 45 minutes to deadline I wonder what question might work here"

Feb 09, 2016

RT @pattymo: If anyone was wondering where the worst place in the world was, it'll be open soon pic.twitter.com/en10MH8unv


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