Steve Simmons

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This article is about the Canadian sports columnist. For the soccer coach of the same name, see Steve Simmons (soccer)

Steve Simmons is a journalist with the Toronto Sun and nationally syndicated throughout Sun Media.[1] He has previously worked as a sports columnist for the Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun, London Free Press, Globe and Mail and The Hockey News.[2]

Simmons was born in Toronto, and attended the University of Western Ontario.[2] He has co-written or contributed to several books on hockey. He has also been involved in broadcast media, including being a Day-one host on The Fan 590 in Toronto and a Day-one studio contributor on what was then Headline Sports and later became The Score television network. Simmons is also seen every Sunday on TSN's The Reporters with Dave Hodge.


During the UFC 152 press conference, president Dana White took issue with an article written by Steve Simmons. Dana White read an article published in the Toronto Sun refuting multiple criticism made about the current state of MMA by Steve.[3]

In 2014 Steve Simmons made headlines when Jose Bautista outfielder of the Toronto Blue Jays responded to criticisms Steve made on Twitter. Simmons also tweeted that the star athlete did not manage his on Twitter account to which Jose Bautista quickly denied.[4]


  1. ^ "Steve Simmons columns". Sun Media. Retrieved 2010-10-30. 
  2. ^ a b Duhatschek, Eric; Simmons, Steve (1986). On Fire: The Dramatic Rise of the Calgary Flames. Polestar Book Publishers. p. 175. ISBN 0-919591-15-9. 
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